HIV Drug Could Reduce Risk of Genital Warts, Study Finds

July 2, 2014 3:53 PM

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HIV Drug Could Reduce Risk of Genital Warts, Study Finds

Truvada is a combination drug that treats and prevents HIV, the human immunodeficiency virus. According to a new study, this drug might also be able to reduce people's risk of getting genital herpes.

In this study, the researchers monitored the risk of getting herpes simplex 2 (HSV-2) in nearly 1,500 African heterosexual adults from Kenya and Uganda who did not have HIV or HSV-2 at the start of the study. The adults were considered high risk of acquiring HIV because they had an infected partner....

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