AIDS Drugs Slash Risk of Getting HIV in First Place

Pair of studies show minimum 60% drop in infection rate

By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff

Posted Jul 13, 2011 6:55 AM CDT | Updated Jul 13, 2011 7:58 AM CDT

(Newser) – The same antiretroviral drugs that treat HIV and AIDS can also be used to cut down the risk of contracting HIV in the first place, two new studies show. The dramatic results are just the latest evidence that AIDS drugs can be effective at prevention...   Read full story »


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