South Africa's health minister launches a new single dose anti-AIDS drug, which reduces the need for HIV positive patients to take multiple pills each day. The country has the largest HIV positive population in the world.
TheStreet (July 21, 2014) New research shows Gilead Science's drug Sovaldi helps in curing hepatitis C in those who suffer from HIV. In a medical study, the combination of Gilead's Hep C drug with anti-viral drug Ribavirin ... watch video
AP (Jan. 23, 2015) A Phoenix hospital is experimenting with a faster way to test much needed medications for deadly brain tumors. Patients get a single dose of a potential drug, and hours later have their tumor removed ... watch video
Newsy (June 5, 2014) Researchers at Duke say serious skin infections could be cured with single-dose antibiotics instead of standard courses lasting seven to 10 days.
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FORA.tv (May 9, 2013) Dr Joep Lange has been involved in HIV research and treatment since 1983. He has been the architect and principal investigator of several pivotal trials on antiretroviral therapy and on the ... watch video
AP (Mar. 30, 2016) Johns Hopkins University surgeons for the first time have transplanted organs between an HIV-positive donor and HIV-positive recipients. It's a long-awaited new option for patients with the AIDS ... watch video
AFP (Apr. 5, 2016) Malawi is test driving drones that would be used to speed up the blood tests of infants that could have HIV. Many infants die from HIV because of slow testing and a lack of treatment.
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Feb. 20, 2014 Younger people, men and those without children are more likely to stop attending clinics for HIV treatment in South Africa, analysis shows. This presents many problems, one of which is that ... read more
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