Early HIV therapy sharply curbs transmission

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    May 13, 2011 5:15 AM GMT
    Early H.I.V. Therapy Sharply Curbs Transmission
    By DONALD G. McNEIL Jr.
    Published: May 12, 2011

    "People infected with the virus that causes AIDS are far less likely to infect their sexual partners if they are put on treatment immediately instead of waiting until their immune systems begin to deteriorate, according to preliminary results from a large clinical trial released Thursday.

    "... The data was so convincing that the trial, scheduled to last until 2015, is effectively being ended early."

    Complete article may be found at http://www.nytimes.com/2011/05/13/health/research/13hiv.html?hp
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    May 13, 2011 5:20 AM GMT
    This is news lol? Isnt this pretty obvious, I mean the lower your viral load the less chance of transmission..and of course the sooner you receive treatment the sooner your viral load will decrease.
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    May 15, 2011 4:05 PM GMT
    Study was only on heteros. Why not include homosexuals too??