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ReutersCHICAGO (Reuters) - A daily dose of powerful anti-HIV medicine helped cut the risk of infection with the virus by 49 percent in intravenous drug users in a Bangkok study that showed for the first time such a preventive step can work in this high-risk...
Reuters* More evidence drugs can prevent HIV in high-risk groups * U.S. CDC: study is "significant step" in HIV prevention By Julie Steenhuysen CHICAGO, June 12 (Reuters) - A daily dose of powerful anti-HIV medicine helped cut the risk of infection with the...
Dr. Ruth H. Singer, a retired physician who was a state health administrator and later worked in AIDS and HIV treatment at Chase Brexton Health Services, died of pancreatic cancer May 27 at her North Baltimore home. She was 69. "What one loved about Ruth...
ReutersCHICAGO (Reuters) - An influential U.S. panel is calling for HIV screening for all Americans aged 15 to 65, regardless of whether they are considered to be at high risk, a change that may help lift some of the stigma associated with HIV testing. The...
India's Supreme Court on Monday rejected drug maker Novartis AG's attempt to patent an updated version of a cancer drug in a landmark decision that health activists say ensures poor patients around the world will get continued access to cheap versions...
In a meeting that drew a standing-room-only crowd to its chambers, the Anne Arundel County Council voted Tuesday to support a recommendation by State Department of Health and Human Hygiene Secretary Joshua M. Sharfstein to remove the county's health...
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Chicago artist Curtis Bewley is the increasingly common face of HIV. At 58, he's lived with the virus for 15 years. Despite being on his fifth treatment regimen, he enjoys an active and healthy lifestyle, working as an advocate for other folks with HIV,...
On Monday, the U.S. Food and Drug Administrationannounced it had approved the drug combination of 300 mg tenofovir and 200 mg emtricitabine (TDF/FTC; brand name Truvada) for daily use by uninfected adults to help prevent the sexual acquisition of HIV. ...
Los Angeles TimesTreat HIV now, don’t delay: That’s the new advice from the International Antiviral Society-USA, in a shift from earlier recommendations that called for waiting until a patient’s immune system showed serious damage. Studies show that...
Waiting list for HIV/AIDS meds will be eliminated by end September, Virginia Health Department reportsThe Virginia Department of Health AIDS Drug Assistance Program (ADAP) is taking the final steps toward elimination of the ADAP waitlist. By September 30, 2012, all of the people currently on the waitlist will be enrolled in and receiving their HIV...
Treatment drugs can do more than improve the health of people with HIV: If administered early, medications can also reduce the spread of the disease to sexual partners and may help stem the AIDS epidemic. But many logistical hurdles stand in the way of...
When I met a woman I'll call "Mary" in Luwingu, a remote district in northern Zambia, she had already seen three of her children die. She did not know that she had contracted HIV until she arrived at the clinic where for the past few months I had been...
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