News tagged with aid group
(AP)—From Africa's crowded AIDS clinics to the malarial jungles of Southeast Asia, the lives of millions of ill people in the developing world are hanging in the balance ahead of a legal ruling that will ...
Medications Jan 04, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(AP)—On the day of their son's surgery, the family woke before dawn. They saddled their horses and set out across the 12-mile-long carpet of sand to the nearest town, where they hoped the reputed doctor ...
Health Dec 24, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(AP)—Health officials say 1 in 5 new HIV infections occur in a tiny segment of the population—young men who are gay or bisexual.
HIV & AIDS Nov 27, 2012 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
The war on tuberculosis is getting new weapons for the first time in decades, offering hope for controlling the deadly disease but major funding shortfalls threaten progress, the World Health Organization said Wednesday.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Oct 17, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
While the Western press often targets religious groups for their roles in handling the African AIDS crisis, these groups tend to play positive—and critical—roles in fighting the epidemic, according to sociologists.
HIV & AIDS Sep 11, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Leading AIDS charity amfAR honored Microsoft tycoon Bill Gates on the eve of the International AIDS Conference, for his part in funding an ongoing struggle against the disease.
HIV & AIDS Jul 22, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Access to health care is declining in Europe, and Greece in particular faces a humanitarian crisis as it cuts health and social spending, aid group Doctors of the World warned Thursday.
Health May 24, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(AP) -- For many HIV-positive Americans, and those who advocate on their behalf, these are days of anxious waiting as the Supreme Court ponders President Barack Obama's health care overhaul.
HIV & AIDS Apr 25, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Chest pain patients educated about their future heart attack risk and involved in deciding care options were more likely than less-aware patients to opt out of stress testing, according to research in Circulation: Cardiovascular Qu ...
Cardiology Apr 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
AIDS killed 28,000 people in China last year, and another 48,000 new infections from the HIV virus were discovered in the country, according to an official report on Saturday.
HIV & AIDS Jan 21, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
Breast reconstruction surgery will become both safer and more realistic thanks to research led by Queensland University of Technology (QUT) in Brisbane, Australia.
Other Dec 06, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Brazil said Monday its AIDS epidemic was under control, with a 0.61 percent cut in new cases between 2009 and 2010, although a rise among young homosexuals was a cause for concern.
HIV & AIDS Nov 29, 2011 | 1 / 5 (1) | 0
Supply of cheap, copycat drugs for the developing world could be badly threatened if Swiss firm Novartis wins a challenge to India's patent law, medical charity MSF said on Monday.
Medications Sep 05, 2011 | 5 / 5 (4) | 1
Heterosexuals who take daily AIDS drugs reduce the risk of being infected by the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) by nearly two-thirds, ground-breaking studies said on Wednesday.
HIV & AIDS Jul 13, 2011 | not rated yet | 0