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HIV pills show more promise to prevent infection
By Associated Press | July 22, 2014
There is more good news about HIV treatment pills used to prevent infection in people at high risk of getting the AIDS virus: Follow-up from a landmark study that proved the drug works now shows that it does not encourage risky sex and is effective even if people skip some doses.
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AIDS conference honors victims of jet crash
By Associated Press | July 20, 2014
An international AIDS conference has opened in Australia with a tribute to several delegates who were killed en route to the gathering when their Malaysia Airlines plane was shot down.
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HIV diagnosis rate fell by third in U.S. over decade
By Associated Press | July 19, 2014
The rate of HIV infections diagnosed in the U.S. each year fell by one-third over the past decade, a government study finds. Experts celebrated it as hopeful news that the AIDS epidemic may be slowing in the U.S.
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AIDS conference to remember researchers killed in crash, and other briefs
By Modern Healthcare | July 19, 2014 | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
The 20th annual International AIDS Conference is going ahead as scheduled this week in Melbourne, Australia, despite the loss of roughly 100 AIDS activists and researchers in a Malaysia Airlines plane crash July 17.
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Healthcare winners and losers in tax reform
By Merrill Goozner, Editor | July 19, 2014 | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
One can only hope the spate of tax-motivated mergers in the pharmaceutical and medical-device industries finally will motivate Congress to reform the corporate tax code—a long-sought goal of the business community.
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Motörhead fan suffers brain blood clot after headbanging at show
By Modern Healthcare | July 19, 2014 | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
There is now scientific evidence that Motörhead is the hardest-rocking band on earth, according to German doctors writing in the British medical journal The Lancet.
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Intestinal gas: A new healthcare therapy?
By Modern Healthcare | July 19, 2014 | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
The same compound that makes flatulence smelly could actually possess some healing properties.
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AIDS research to see long-term impact from Malaysia jet crash
By Steven Ross Johnson | July 18, 2014 | Basic Web Basic Web Subscription Details
The deaths of more than 100 AIDS scientists, activists and health workers, who were among the nearly 300 passengers aboard Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 when it was shot down over eastern Ukraine Thursday, is likely to have long-range repercussions for future efforts to advance research on the...
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Top AIDS researchers among dead on downed Malaysian jet
By Associated Press | July 18, 2014
Researchers and activists heading to an AIDS conference in Australia were on the Malaysian jetliner shot down over Ukraine, news that sparked an outpouring of grief across the scientific community.
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Baxter's revenue boosted by Gambro deal as earnings fall
By Bob Herman | July 17, 2014 | Basic Web Basic Web Subscription Details
Drug and medical-device maker Baxter International reported lower profit in its second quarter, but its 2013 acquisition of Gambro helped raise worldwide sales.
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