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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...
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...
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...
Lakers BlogMagic Johnson offers some unique insight on Penn State's decision to fire Joe Paterno....
World NowThe world can beat AIDS, the United Nations says, but funding must increase. UNAIDS reports global AIDS-related deaths have fallen 21% from their 1997 peak, but sub-Saharan Africa is still hardest hit with a million deaths a year....
Pop & HissLady Gaga, Usher, U2’s the Edge & Bono slated to perform at a concert celebrating 10 years of the William J. Clinton Foundation....
Opinion L.A.On the occasion of the 30-year anniversary of identifying AIDS, we’ve been reading personal stories by people whose lives were changed by the disease. Among them is a Sunday Op-Ed by Fenton Johnson, whose partner died from AIDS in 1990.......
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...
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. ...
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