Earlier AIDS drug treatment would save 76,000 lives over 5 years

Friday, July 24, 2009 - 13:42 in Health & Medicine

EMBARGO DATE CORRECTION -- JULY not August -- Study suggests earlier HIV antiviral treatment saves lives and is cost effective, even in areas of limited resourcesEarly initiation of lifesaving antiretroviral therapies should be the standard of care for all HIV-infected patients, even those in countries with limited medical and financial resources, according to a study led by Harvard Medical School (HMS) researchers at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) and the

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