US approves first-ever pill to help fight HIV

Posted by on Jul 17, 2012 | Comments Off on US approves first-ever pill to help fight HIV

  The first-ever daily pill to help prevent the spread of HIV has been approved by US regulators – a milestone in the 30-year battle against the virus believed to cause AIDS. An estimated 1.2m Americans have HIV, which scientists believe develops into AIDS unless treated with antiviral drugs. With an estimated 240,000 HIV carriers unaware of their status, doctors and patients say new methods are needed to... 
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