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New Drug of Last Resort Tackles Resistant HIV

Aug 17, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: New Drug of Last Resort Tackles Resistant HIVCategory: Health NewsCreated: 8/16/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 8/16/2018 12:00:00...
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New Drug of Last Resort Tackles Resistant HIV

Aug 17, 2018 , WebMD
HIV, AIDS, treatment, T cells, monoclonal...
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Long-acting injection a shot in the arm for GSK's HIV business

Aug 16, 2018 , Reuters
A long-acting injection developed by GlaxoSmithKline and given once a month has proved as effective as standard daily pills for controlling the AIDS virus, lifting prospects for the British drugmaker's key HIV business....
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People taking HIV-prevention pill may get more primary care

Aug 15, 2018 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - When people take daily pills to minimize their chances of getting HIV, they are also more likely to get routine care like flu shots and recommended screenings for common health problems, a U.S. study suggests....
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Researchers Uncover Potential New Drug Targets In The Fight Against HIV

Aug 10, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Johns Hopkins scientists report they have identified two potential new drug targets for the treatment of HIV. The finding is from results of a small, preliminary study of 19 people infected with both HIV—the virus that causes AIDS—and the hepatitis C virus. The study revealed that two genes—CMPK2 an......
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Gilead Said PrEP To Prevent HIV Was 'Not A Commercial Opportunity.' Now It's Running Ads For It

Aug 08, 2018 , Forbes
Gilead's new commercials are for the HIV prevention drug it once said it didn’t see as a ‘commercial...
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How Trump's abortion gag rule policy impacts the global AIDS crisis

Aug 01, 2018 , CNN Health
New findings presented last week at the 22nd International AIDS Conference reveal how President Donald Trump's expansion of the so-called global gag rule -- which restricts US health assistance funding to non-US NGOs that offer abortion services -- is likely to have widescale negative effects on the fight against the HIV/AIDS epidemic....
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Vistaril vs. Benadryl

Aug 01, 2018 , RxList
Vistaril (hydroxyzine pamoate) and Benadryl (diphenhydramine) are antihistamines with anticholinergic (drying) and sedative properties used to control nausea and vomiting, or to treat allergic skin reactions such as hives or contact dermatitis....
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HIV Doubles Heart Disease Risk

Aug 01, 2018 , WebMD
More than two-thirds of HIV-associated heart disease occurs in sub-Saharan Africa and Asia Pacific regions, according to the...
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Vistaril vs. Ambien

Aug 01, 2018 , RxList
Vistaril (hydroxyzine pamoate) and Ambien (zolpidem) are both sedatives. Vistaril is an antihistamine with anticholinergic (drying) and sedative properties used as a sedative to treat anxiety and tension. Vistaril is also used together with other medications given for anesthesia. Vistaril may also be used to control nausea and vomiting, or to treat allergic skin reactions such as hives or contact dermatitis. Ambien is a sedative/hypnotic used for treating...
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Growing homophobia will fuel the HIV epidemic, experts fear

Jul 29, 2018 , CNN Health
Millie Milton, 52, identifies as a transgender woman and has for more than 18 years. She remembers wearing her mother's veil and clothes from as young as 11 and preferring "female chores" such as sweeping the house....
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Pharmacokinetic study of Proteus' ingestible sensor paves way for clinical trials of HIV prevention drug

Jul 28, 2018 dave.muoio@himssmedia.com (Dave Muoio), Mobile Health News
Proteus Digital Health’ pitch to track adherence using sensor-equipped pills has found another audience in the HIV prevention...
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As Exhausting As Hospice Work Is, These Caregivers Describe Their Roles As Sacred, Deeply Fulfilling

Jul 28, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
At the nonprofit Hospice of the Western Reserve in Cleveland, which serves 1,200 dying patients daily, many employees and volunteers have great job satisfaction and readily answer a common question: "How do you work here?" In other public health news: Alzheimer's, HIV outreach, hip replacement research, all-plant burgers, carcinogenic chemicals and racial...
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Breakthrough Agreement Will Reduce Costs And Increase Access To Diagnostic Technology For Millions In Low- And Middle-Income Countries

Jul 27, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
A breakthrough pricing agreement will significantly reduce the cost of diagnostic testing for HIV/AIDS, hepatitis and cervical cancer for millions of people in low- and middle-income countries. Diagnostic testing improves patient care, helps prevent the spread of disease, and reduces healthcare spen......
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New Coalition to Fight HIV/AIDS Announced by Elton John

Jul 27, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: New Coalition to Fight HIV/AIDS Announced by Elton JohnCategory: Health NewsCreated: 7/25/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 7/26/2018 12:00:00...
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UNICEF warns of HIV crisis in teen girls, with 20 cases every hour

Jul 26, 2018 , Reuters
Teenagers, and particularly girls, are bearing the brunt of the global AIDS epidemic with around 30 adolescents becoming infected with HIV every hour, according to a report by the United Nations children's fund UNICEF....
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GSK bets $300 million on genetics as CEO plays down break-up talk

Jul 26, 2018 , Reuters
GlaxoSmithKline aims to turbo-charge its drug discovery engine with a big bet on genetics as its CEO on Wednesday played down the idea of hiving off consumer healthcare, which is a source of cash generation for such R&D investment....
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Mass. Governor Speaks Out Against Family Planning Rule, Citing ‘Unnecessary Barriers To A Woman’s Right To Choose’

Jul 25, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
The Baker administration's proposed rule would end the requirement that pregnant women be offered the opportunity to get information about abortion when they get family planning advice from an organization that gets federal Title X family planning grants. Meanwhile in Baltimore, lawmakers said the change to the family planning program would hurt access to all health services because the clinics also provide care such as HIV testing and screenings for cancer and mental...
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Janssen’s HIV treatment Symtuza gets FDA nod

Jul 25, 2018 , Drug Store News - Retail
The Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson recently received the green light from the Food and Drug Administration for Symtuza, a darunavir-based single-tablet HIV treatment regimen. Read More...
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Prince Harry joins Elton John to launch HIV campaign targeting men

Jul 25, 2018 , Reuters
Britain's Prince Harry joined pop star Elton John on Tuesday to launch a campaign to raise HIV awareness among men, warning that "dangerous complacency" about the virus threatened the quest to wipe it out....
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