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Drugs increase life expectancy of HIV patients by 13 years: study by Mountain Movement .. Patient Expert Posted Fri 21 Nov 2008 4:49pm Former NBA star Magic Johnson, who disclosed he was HIV positive in 1991, has begun a campaign to eradicate the disease within the black community.(Nick Ut/Associated Press) B.C. researcher Robert Hogg knew that a frequently used cocktail of drugs was helping people with HIV live longer than expected. He was also well aware of studies, reg ... Read on »
HIV Cuts Life Expectancy by 20 Years … But Not If You Get Treatment Early. by phil T. Posted Fri 24 Dec 2010 4:51pm HIV infection is a real risk to any man’s well-being.  But how long have you got left if you become infected?  After all, the new therapies are supposed to be so effective? Well a study reported at a recent Glasgow conference reported a reduction of life expectancy of about twenty years in men (May et al.).  Sound depressing?  Well the ... Read on »
Rapid, On-site HIV Testing: Increases Life Expectancy and Is Cost-effective by Health & Human Services Posted Wed 30 Jan 2013 10:00am Incorporating rapid HIV testing in drug treatment programs is both cost effective and increases life expectancy for an HIV-positive person, according to an NIH-funded study published in September 2012 in the journal of Drug and Alcohol Dependence . This study expands upon a previous finding of the National Drug Abuse Treatment Clinical Trials Net ... Read on »
A Picture of Life with HIV in Africa by Dave W. Doctor of PhilosophyHealth Maven Posted Tue 19 Oct 2010 12:53pm Africa. The seed of the world. One of the most beautiful and most scintillating places on earth. From the deserts of the Sahara and the rainforests of the Congo to the bright and bustling metropolis of Cape Town, life is rich everywhere. Yet amidst all this beauty and splendor, a deadly scourge threatens the people of this continent. AIDS. Sub ... Read on »
Health Affairs Press Briefing: The ACA and Vulnerable Americans Living with HIV/AIDS by Health & Human Services Posted Wed 26 Mar 2014 4:34pm By Andrew D. Forsyth, Ph.D. , Senior Science Advisor, Office of HIV/AIDS and Infectious Disease Policy, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services On March 11, the health policy journal  Health Affairs   hosted a briefing at the National Press Club to highlight its March 2014 edition entitled, “ The ACA and Vulnerable Americans: HIV/AIDS ... Read on »
HIV Market has Strong Competition Between Several Marketed and Combination Products by Bharat Book Bureau Posted Mon 26 Apr 2010 3:50am Bharatbook added a new report on "HIV AIDS - Drug Pipeline Analysis and Market Forecasts to 2016" gives the key trends shaping and driving the global HIV/AIDS market.    HIV AIDS - Drug Pipeline Analysis and Market Forecasts to 2016    This report provides the key data, information and analysis on the HIV/AIDS market. The report provide ... Read on »
A call-out for stories (yes you!) – World AIDS Day 2010 by Kenn C. Posted Thu 25 Nov 2010 10:17pm First of all, this is not a contest.  Every story will be published on my blog (and re-posted to Facebook & Twitter via links) in the order in which I receive them. You may send them to me within the body of an email, or by attaching a document, and I will post them.  I expect they would be too long to send as a simple comment to t ... Read on »
Secretary Sebelius announces innovative public-private partnerships to turn the tide together in fight against HIV/AIDS by Health & Human Services Posted Sun 22 Jul 2012 1:01am Speaks at International AIDS Conference Opening Session In a speech at the opening session of the XIX International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2012), Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Kathleen Sebelius announced a series of innovative public-private partnerships in the fight against the HIV/AIDS epide ... Read on »
Celebrating a Decade of Progress Fighting Global HIV/AIDS by Health & Human Services Posted Mon 02 Dec 2013 10:47am By Deborah Birx , MD, Director, Division of Global HIV/AIDS, Center for Global Health, U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Deborah Birx, MD Director, Division of Global HIV/AIDS, Center for Global Health, CDC This World AIDS Day, CDC and the  U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief  (PEPFAR) commemorate a decade ... Read on »
FACT SHEET: Progress in Four Years of the National HIV/AIDS Strategy by Health & Human Services Posted Tue 15 Jul 2014 9:02pm By The White House Office of the Press Secretary Cross-posted from The White House Press Office On July 15, 2010, President Obama  released  the first comprehensive National HIV/AIDS Strategy, which envisions that “the United States will become a place where new HIV infections are rare and when they do occur, every person, regardless of ... Read on »