- TMC-125: Important One-Year Trial Now Recruiting in U.S.
A new NNRTI that greatly reduces HIV resistance to this major class of drugs is now recruiting at about 50 U.S. medical centers. It is active against virus resistant to efavirenz and nevirapine.
- Gonorrhea: New Treatment Recommendations for Gay Men, MSM
On April 30, 2004 the U.S. CDC changed the gonorrhea treatment recommendation for men who have sex with men, due to development of resistance to the oral antibiotics otherwise preferred.
- May 20 "Time's Up!" AIDS Protest in Washington D.C.
Rallies at the Democratic and Republican headquarters will call for more serious attention to the disease that is now the leading cause of death worldwide for all people age 15 through 59.
- How to Network Action Alerts, So That Others Can Help
Future political action alerts will travel gracefully through existing networks of familiarity and trust, being re-focused as needed for each audience -- so that supporters you may never know can help your effort be successful. Most alerts today do not work this way. We explain why not, and show how to make action alerts work better.
- Online Glossaries of HIV/AIDS Terms
Here are four English glossaries, and three Spanish glossaries, that explain AIDS-related medical terms.
- Checking Your Drug Interactions
Here are three HIV-related Web sites and one printed document that you can use to check for some of the interactions between HIV drugs and other drugs you are using at the same time. Some of them also have information on known interactions between AIDS-related drugs and some herbal treatments or foods.
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Copyright 2004 by John S. James. Permission granted for noncommercial reproduction, provided that our address and phone number are included if more than short quotations are used.