"Shy" Study Suggests New Treatment Mechanism
A study found that socially inhibited persons with HIV did much worse than others virologically -- due to biological differences that might be reversible with readily available drugs. This theory would be easy to test in small clinical trials. If it works, it might lead to a new kind of treatment that could greatly reduce viral load for some patients.
Abbott Laboratories Increases Norvir Price Fivefold
On December 4, Abbott Laboratories increased the price of its drug Norvir fivefold -- possibly the largest out-of-the-blue overnight price increase for a life-critical medicine in history.
ADAP Washington Visit Feb. 23-25; Scholarship Deadline January 16
On February 23-25 you can join people from around the U.S. in Washington D.C. to tell your representatives about the importance of emergency funding for the AIDS Drug Assistance Program, which makes treatment possible for tens of thousands of people. If you want to apply for hotel, travel, and per-diem expenses, the deadline is next week.
African-Americans and AIDS Conference, Philadelphia, Feb. 23-24
This annual conference, primarily for medical professionals who treat African Americans with HIV, will take place this year in Philadelphia. We list highlights of the program.
AIDS Treatment News Will Publish Online, Print 12 Issues a Year
We will continue the print edition, but also publish preprints of articles online as news happens.
Buyers' Club List, December 2003
Here is our annual update of AIDS-related buyers clubs and similar organizations.
AIDS Treatment News Index, 2003
2003 index of AIDS Treatment News articles.
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