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Summary: Here are places to look if you need to find out about HIV travel restrictions and testing requirements of countries around the world. For example, a database of all countries is now being maintained in Europe, and made available through the ...
The number of people receiving antiretroviral treatment in developing countries increased 75% in one year, according to a January 26 report from the United Nations. The report was announced at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, at a join...
Diver Greg Louganis and actor Chad Allen spoke about their struggles with depression at a public forum in New York (at the LGBT center on October 11), and will speak again in San Francisco on October 27, to raise awareness of the problem in the gay c...
More than 200 AIDS and other organizations and 2,700 individuals have endorsed the AIDSVote platform, put together by a nonpartisan group that informs candidates about AIDS issues and encourages individuals to vote. AIDSVote does not endorse candidat...
A recent report on two specialized scientific conferences looks at some of the most important current ideas on developing new kinds of HIV treatments. The conferences took place in April 2004, and the report,1 by immunologist Gareth Hardy, Ph.D., was...
On August 11, 2004, the Cambodian government ordered researchers not to proceed with a trial to test whether once-daily use of tenofovir (brand name Viread), a drug already widely used to treat HIV, could prevent new infections in healthy people. The...
The June 23 talk by President Bush in Philadelphia (see "President Bush on AIDS: More Questions Than Answers" in this issue) raised deeper issues that need attention.
There is common ground on abstinence; the problem is with abstinence-only (a phras...
A Congressionally mandated study sponsored by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has urged that the U.S. replace the current patchwork of Medicaid and other funding mechanisms with an HIV Comprehensive Care Program having "a strong focu...
June 9, 2004: The new Medicare-approved discount cards went into effect on June 1. They are the first step of a badly flawed but sometimes beneficial Medicare prescription-drug program, in which the U.S. government will spend hundreds of billions of ...