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38 min ago | Amarillo.com
According to a recent U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission press release, Famous Chicken of Shreveport, L.L.C. a Popeye's Chicken franchisee, has agreed to pay $25,000 and provide other significant relief to settle a disability discrimination lawsuit brought by the EEOC. The EEOC charged the company with unlawfully denying employment to an HIV-positive applicant because of his disability.
2 hrs ago | POZ
An investigational single-tablet combination regimen to treat HIV has comparable efficacy to and is less toxic than a similar regimen of individual tablets, thanks to the new form of tenofovir in the combo pill, MedPage Today reports. Reporting their findings at the Interscience Conference on Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy in Washington, DC, researchers conducted a Phase II, placebo-controlled, randomized trial of 153 treatment-naive people with HIV who were assigned to take either the single-tablet or multiple-pill regimen for 48 weeks.
6 hrs ago | The Washington Post
The Ebola outbreak in West Africa has claimed at least 2,500 lives, and a treatment or vaccine is still at least months or years away. But what if deadly viruses like Ebola can be effectively treated without the need for a vaccine? Researchers at Harvard University, led by bio-engineer Donald E. Ingber, are in the process of developing a medical device that is optimized to fight a wide range of diseases by simply mimicking and enhancing the blood-cleansing properties of the human spleen.
9 hrs ago | Aidsmap
A large survey of gay and bisexual men living with HIV and attending eight sexual health clinics in England has found that half of them had used recreational drugs in the last three months and 14% had used more than three drugs. The ASTRA study was conducted in sexual health clinics in central, north and east London, Sussex and Manchester in 2011 and 2012.
Sexual Risk Factors for HIV Infection in Early and Advanced HIV Epidemics in Sub-Saharan Africa: Systematic Overview of 68 Epidemiological Studies It is commonly assumed that sexual risk factors for heterosexual HIV transmission in sub-Saharan Africa, such as multi-partner sex, paid sex and co-infections, become less important as HIV epidemics mature and prevalence increases. We conducted a systematic review of 68 African epidemiological studies from 1986 to 2006 involving 17,000 HIV positive adults and 73,000 controls.
Central Coast HIV/AIDS Services has received a $22,000 grant from the Hospice Giving Foundation to assist with end-of-life support services.
Gilead's stock fell about 2% on the stock market today . The Sovaldi licensing deal includes the big names in the Indian drug business, such as Ranbaxy Labs and Cipla, as well as U.S.-based .
Thirty years ago, being gay or even just perceived so posed challenges of bigotry far beyond what most LGBT people experience in our country today. Being gay wasn't easy back then.
The CDC reveals the hottest states of STDs Last year researchers conducted an online survey concerning relationships of nearly 10,000 people worldwide that included 23,000 from the United States for the book called The Normal Bar. Respondents were 18 years and older and relationships included heterosexual and same sex.
Study calls for the development of a coordinated, multi-region effort across these locations as an important component in efforts to end the HIV/AIDS epidemic Higher HIV risk behaviors and prevalence have been reported among Puerto Rican people who inject drugs since early in the HIV epidemic. Now that HIV prevention and treatment advances have reduced HIV among PWID in the US, researchers from New York University's Center for Drug Use and HIV Research examined HIV-related data for PRPWID in Puerto Rico and Northeastern US to assess whether disparities among PRPWID continue.
As clinical studies on Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis enter their stages, discussion of the controversial HIV prevention method has begun in Australia's gay community. Benjamin Riley navigates the emotionally-charged debate over whether this radical new took for fighting HIV means the end of the world as we know it.
Now a Hampshire health body is backing an awareness campaign urging middle-aged lovers to get tested for potentially damaging and fatal diseases and conditions. The campaign is today being launched to mark Sexual Awareness Week - a seven day drive promoting a healthier sex life.
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The product pipeline of the company consists of three compounds, namely, iCo-007, iCo-008 and Oral AmpB Delivery System. The Oral AmpB Delivery System is a proprietary oral formulation of amphotericin B for treatment of systemic fungal infections in immune-compromised patients such as human immunodeficiency virus /acquired immune deficiency syndrome , caner, transplant recipients, diabetics and some parasitical infections.
Waiting list for HIV housing assistance opens Monday Program includes Livingston County residents Check out this story on livingstondaily.com: http://www.livingstondaily.com/story/news/local/community/livingston-county/2014/09/13/waiting-list-hiv-housing-assistance-opens-monday/15555211/ Applications for a rental assistance program for people living with HIV/AIDS are being accepted beginning Monday, through a waiting list being established by Oakland Livingston Human Service Agency. The Tenant Based Rental Assistance program is a federally-funded program that assists people with HIV/AIDS in paying their rent.
The FDA grants tentative approval for Mylan's emtricitabine and tenofovir disoproxil fumarate combination tablets co-packaged with nevirapine tablets for the treatment of patients with HIV-1. The product is cleared for use alone or in combination with other antiretrovirals for the treatment of HIV-1 infection in adults and pediatric patients at least 12 years old and weighing at least 38 kg.
Updated: Tue Sep 16, 2014 11:53 am
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