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Usage remains low for pill that can prevent HIV infection - Houston Chronicle

Mon, 01/08/2018 - 12:51

Houston Chronicle

Usage remains low for pill that can prevent HIV infection
Houston Chronicle
Truvada was launched in 2004, initially used in combination with other drugs as the basic treatment for people who have HIV, the virus that causes AIDS. It is primarily spread through sex. Controversy arose in 2012 when the U.S. Food and Drug ...

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Usage remains low for pill that can prevent HIV infection - WRAL.com

Mon, 01/08/2018 - 12:39

WRAL.com

Usage remains low for pill that can prevent HIV infection
WRAL.com
The Truvada debate has taken many twists, as exemplified by the varying stances of the Los Angeles-based AIDS Healthcare Foundation — a leading HIV/AIDS service provider. In 2012, the group unsuccessfully petitioned the FDA to delay or deny approval ...
HIV prevention pill yet to catch onDaily Nation

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Usage remains low for pill that can prevent HIV infection - ABC News

Mon, 01/08/2018 - 12:39

Daily Nation

Usage remains low for pill that can prevent HIV infection
ABC News
Truvada was launched in 2004, initially used in combination with other drugs as the basic treatment for people who have HIV, the virus that causes AIDS. It is primarily spread through sex. Controversy arose in 2012 when the U.S. Food and Drug ...
HIV prevention pill yet to catch onDaily Nation

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Usage remains low for pill that can prevent HIV infection - SFGate

Mon, 01/08/2018 - 12:36

SFGate

Usage remains low for pill that can prevent HIV infection
SFGate
The Truvada debate has taken many twists, as exemplified by the varying stances of the Los Angeles-based AIDS Healthcare Foundation — a leading HIV/AIDS service provider. In 2012, the group unsuccessfully petitioned the FDA to delay or deny approval ...
HIV prevention pill yet to catch onDaily Nation

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Blog Post Explores Global Fund's Efforts To Address HIV Drug Resistance Worldwide - Kaiser Family Foundation

Mon, 01/08/2018 - 11:47

Blog Post Explores Global Fund's Efforts To Address HIV Drug Resistance Worldwide
Kaiser Family Foundation
In this blog post, the third in a series of posts exploring the threat that drug resistance poses in addressing the HIV/AIDS, TB, and malaria, Mark P. Lagon, chief policy officer, and John McMannis, communications manager, both at Friends of the Global ...

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Trump Dismisses Remaining Members Of Presidential Advisory ... - Kaiser Family Foundation

Mon, 01/08/2018 - 11:47

Trump Dismisses Remaining Members Of Presidential Advisory ...
Kaiser Family Foundation
“President Donald Trump fired the remaining members of the Presidential Advisory Council on HIV/AIDS (PACHA) [December 27, 2017], reportedly informing them without explanation with a letter delivered by FedEx…” (Paton, 12/29). New York Times: Trump ...
Trump is wrong about Haitians and HIV/AIDS - The Progress-IndexProgress Index

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AHF: “Shameless” Gilead Hikes Key AIDS Drug Pricing 6.9% Despite Recent Patent Expiration - Business Wire (press release)

Mon, 01/08/2018 - 07:30

AHF: “Shameless” Gilead Hikes Key AIDS Drug Pricing 6.9% Despite Recent Patent Expiration
Business Wire (press release)
As of January, 2018, Gilead has raised the price of its HIV/AIDS treatments Truvada, Genvoya and Descovy 6.9%, despite the fact that the patent for tenofovir, a key component of all three treatments, expired in mid-December. In October, as patent ...

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High prevalence of emphysema in middle-aged HIV-positive smokers - aidsmap

Mon, 01/08/2018 - 06:24

High prevalence of emphysema in middle-aged HIV-positive smokers
aidsmap
HIV infection is associated with airway obstruction, French investigators report in AIDS. Middle-aged HIV-positive smokers were matched with HIV-negative smokers of the same sex and age. After controlling for potential confounders, the investigators ...

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Don: Combination of herbal and conventional medicine helps China reduce HIV virus spread - The Standard

Mon, 01/08/2018 - 02:29

The Standard

Don: Combination of herbal and conventional medicine helps China reduce HIV virus spread
The Standard
Her sentiments have been echoed by Chinese Medical researcher Prof. Tian Shangxun who concurred that “actually HIV remission or HIV/AIDS functional cure from herbal medication has been a reality for more than 20 years now.'' He singled out TIB Immune ...
Things to Know About HIV and AIDSBusiness Standard
A Global Product and Pipeline Analysis of Antiretroviral Drug Development for the Treatment of HIV/AIDSMilTech

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Trump is wrong about Haitians and HIV/AIDS - The Progress-Index - Progress Index

Mon, 01/08/2018 - 02:26

Trump is wrong about Haitians and HIV/AIDS - The Progress-Index
Progress Index
The hits just keep on coming. And by hits we mean the insults, negative stereotypes and willful ignorance in which the Trump administration continues to traffic.Last week, the New York Times reported that in June, President Trump said thousands of ...

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HCM City eyes 90-90-90 AIDS score - Viet Nam News

Sun, 01/07/2018 - 21:00

Viet Nam News

HCM City eyes 90-90-90 AIDS score
Viet Nam News
The UN Joint Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) has chosen the city as one of the largest fast-track cities in the world achieving its 90-90-90 targets set by the UN in 2014. The 90-90-90 goals mean that by 2020 90 per cent of HIV-infected people will know ...

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HIV/AIDS Risk Data Withheld | News, Sports, Jobs - The Intelligencer - Wheeling Intelligencer

Sun, 01/07/2018 - 00:30

Burlington Times News

HIV/AIDS Risk Data Withheld | News, Sports, Jobs - The Intelligencer
Wheeling Intelligencer
No one will ever do the research, because it could unveil some of the harm caused by political correctness. That will leave us wondering: How many West Virginians with HIV and/or AIDS might never have contracted the disease, had they understood the ...
STD rates rise in Alamance County, nationwideBurlington Times News

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Thousands screened for AIDS/HIV in ongoing campaign - Daily Times

Fri, 01/05/2018 - 18:55

Daily Times

Thousands screened for AIDS/HIV in ongoing campaign
Daily Times
LAHORE: The Punjab Aids Control Programme (PACP) tested 24,000 bus and truck drivers, 47,000 prisoners and 2,500 transgender persons in 2017. According to details, the Punjab AIDS Control Programme started mass screening of bus and truck drivers across ...

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The Possible Link Between Mesothelioma and HIV/AIDS - Mesothelioma.net Blog (blog)

Fri, 01/05/2018 - 16:57

The Possible Link Between Mesothelioma and HIV/AIDS
Mesothelioma.net Blog (blog)
HIV and AIDS are scary diseases, but they are no longer death sentences thanks to the extensive research that has developed better treatments and therapies to manage HIV like a chronic illness. Even with these treatments, though, there are still ...

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Trump Wages War on HIV and AIDS Communities - The Root

Fri, 01/05/2018 - 15:55

The Root

Trump Wages War on HIV and AIDS Communities
The Root
By March of last year, it became evident that this administration would be targeting AIDS and HIV—a virus that most severely impacts black and brown people—as it suggested foreign and domestic budget cuts totaling $350 million. Unfortunately, that ...
Opinion: Atlanta an epicenter of fight on HIV/AIDS: Progress made, more work aheadMyAJC
Now is not the time to forget the HIV communityThe San Diego Union-Tribune
Trump Terminated All Members Of HIV/AIDS Council With out ClarificationKaplan Herald

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Opinion: Atlanta an epicenter of fight on HIV/AIDS: Progress made ... - MyAJC

Fri, 01/05/2018 - 15:31

The Root

Opinion: Atlanta an epicenter of fight on HIV/AIDS: Progress made ...
MyAJC
Nearly 25 years ago, the AIDS epidemic was still at its peak. An HIV diagnosis was often considered a death sentence and the future was bleak. What was clearly needed, however, was compassionate medical care and support services for people living with ...
Trump Wages War on HIV and AIDS Communities - The RootThe Root
Now is not the time to forget the HIV community - The San Diego ...The San Diego Union-Tribune
Trump Terminated All Members Of HIV/AIDS Council With out ...Kaplan Herald

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What HIV Means to Me! Havoc Into Victory - TheBody.com

Fri, 01/05/2018 - 15:11

TheBody.com

What HIV Means to Me! Havoc Into Victory
TheBody.com
On November 28, 2016, I received a phone call that would alter my life forever! I was asked to come in as soon as possible to discuss all lab results. I had recently consented to an HIV test and also to check the chromosomes of my unborn child. I was ...

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Federal AIDS official snared in online teen-sex sting in Maryland - Washington Post

Fri, 01/05/2018 - 15:04

Washington Post

Federal AIDS official snared in online teen-sex sting in Maryland
Washington Post
A key official in the federal government's efforts to treat AIDS patients was indicted by a grand jury Thursday in Maryland for allegedly using the Internet and text messages to pursue a sexual encounter with someone he thought was a 15-year-old boy ...
Federal AIDS worker charged with soliciting a minorWTOP
Police: US HHS employee solicits 'teen' via Craigslist, requests lewd sex actsWJLA

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Trump fires AIDS advisory council members - Dallas Voice

Fri, 01/05/2018 - 09:17

Dallas Voice

Trump fires AIDS advisory council members
Dallas Voice
Six members of the Presidential Advisory Council on HIV/AIDS (PACHA) resigned in June 2017. On Dec. 30, President Donald Trump sent a letter to the remaining 10 members of PACHA dismissing them. Scott A. Schoettes, Lambda Legal Counsel and HIV project ...

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Common birth control drug may up risk of HIV - Economic Times

Fri, 01/05/2018 - 06:00

Common birth control drug may up risk of HIV
Economic Times
"Studying the biology of MPA helps us understand what may be driving the increased rate of HIV infection seen in human research," she said. "Increasing availability of contraceptives that use a different form of the female hormone progestin than the ...

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