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FDA to consider HIV prevention pills

Truvada would be first antiviral indicated to reduce risk of HIV infection

The drug company Gilead Sciences has applied to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to allow the drug Truvada to be prescribed to prevent HIV-1 infection. Truvada was approved to treat HIV-1 infection in 2004.

Vaccine may prevent HPV-related anal cancer

Popular vaccine for young girls now recommended for young men

Just days after the U.S. government recommended that young men be vaccinated against human papillomavirus infection (HPV), a new study shows that such a vaccination may prevent the development of anal cancer.