The study is the first to show that the tenofovir gel may decrease HIV risks during anal sex.
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The number of human deaths from HIV is dwindling, while the price tags of HIV-management are increasing.
People who are infected by both HIV and hepatitis C may not know it because the symptoms do not really manifest until the illness is in the advanced stages.
Pre-exposure prophylaxis, or PrEp, is an experimental approach which doctors are currently employing for this drug.
What researchers found was a medication to potentially decrease risks of contracting HIV.
Less than 25 percent of young men, aged 15 to 19, were provided information from a professional about sexually transmitted disease and HIV.
While almost all United States teenagers learn sex education in a formal environment, only about 67 percent have received information about birth control.