News that treating AIDS patients with antiretroviral drugs makes them much less infectious helps...

|By:, SA News Editor

News that treating AIDS patients with antiretroviral drugs makes them much less infectious helps efforts to slow the disease’s spread as well as the companies making those drugs. Abbott Labs (ABT +0.9%), Bristol-Myers Squibb (BMY +0.5%), Gilead Sciences (GILD +1.3%), GlaxoSmithKline (GSK +1.1%) and Merck (MRK +1.6%) were all higher today.