Modern HIV May Be Slightly Less Virulent, Laboratory Study Suggests
We use this well-publicized research finding as a starting point for discussion of different kinds of immune-based therapy.
Major U.S. Treatment-Access Problems Likely: Inadequate Political Response
2006 could be the worst year for U.S. access to HIV medical care since the development of lifesaving drugs. Our community needs to respond more effectively to this threat.
Retroviruses Conference Deadlines Start October 2005
If you are going to the Retroviruses conference February 5-9 in Denver, you must pay attention to deadlines that start in October.
One-Day HIV Treatment Meeting Near Boston, November 11
Meeting on new drugs, treatment strategies, and clinical trials will include talks by leading HIV physicians and researchers.
HIV Treatment in Resource-Limited Settings: Call for Information
AIDS Treatment News needs fact sheets for people with HIV in resource-limited settings, such as developing countries, where many drugs and tests commonly used in rich countries are not available. Despite vast geographical and political differences in treatment and access, some critically important background and suggestions can be provided to people directly, or for local experts and organizations to change as they wish. We are asking readers for advice on what has proved useful.
Got Medicare? What People Living With HIV Need to Know About the New Medicare Drug Benefit -- "Part D" -- Starting January 1, 2006
Here is practical background on the new drug benefit, for persons on Medicare or eligible for it -- including details on who can qualify for the major low-income help in paying the fees.
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