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AIDS pill found to be effective in prevention

Scientists have found that a pill used to treat HIV infection turns out to be a powerful weapon in protecting healthy gay men from catching the virus, according to a global study.

Daily doses of Truvada cut the risk of infection by 44 percent when given with condoms, counseling and other prevention services. Men who took their pills most faithfully had even more protection, up to 73 percent. Get the full story »