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Researchers May Have Found Discovered New Preventative Treatment for AIDS

Several clinical studies have shown that healthy individuals taking daily small dose antiretrovirals can achieve greater than 90% protection for HIV, however only in those that took their pills everyday without fail, and many did not. An article in The New York Times reports on a new study that may have identified a more efficient way of taking preventative medications for those who often miss doses. “Two studies by different laboratory groups each found 100 percent protection in monkeys that got monthly injections of antiretroviral drugs, and there was evidence that a single shot every three months might work just as well.”

Read it in The New York Times.