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WORLD AIDS SERIES: BREAKING THE SILENCE---SETTING REALISTIC PRIORITIES FOR AIDS CONTROL (p 49)
'The AIDS pandemic is a human tragedy that is threatening development in the poorest countries. There is no cure or vaccine, but the tools to control the epidemic already exist. Nevertheless, there are few examples of national AIDS control programmes that have had an impact on the epidemic. We (an economist and a planner) attribute this to the reluctance of governments to confront AIDS and a... View News Article (2000-06-28)


Why are so few HIV/AIDS trials conducted in Africa?
People in sub-Saharan Africa carry the heaviest burden of HIV and AIDS, yet very few trials have been conducted on the African continent over the past two decades, say researchers in this week's BMJ. View News Article (2005-09-30)


Causes of death in AIDS patients
New research shows that Antiretroviral Therapy (ART) continues to dramatically reduce rates of mortality from HIV infection in high-income countries, such that non-AIDS-related deaths exceed AIDS deaths after approximately four years of taking ART.  View News Article (2010-04-29)


AIDS patients face risk for esophageal, stomach cancers
People with AIDS are at increased risk for developing esophageal and stomach carcinoma as well as non-Hodgkin lymphomas (NHLs). View News Article (2012-09-25)


Key goals for building on 30 years of HIV/AIDS research
In the 30 years since the first reported cases of a mysterious illness now known as AIDS, researchers have made extraordinary advances in understanding, treating and preventing the disease.  View News Article (2011-06-01)


Hope For South Africa - At Last (p 501)
This week's editorial urges the South African Government to implement new recommendations to provide antiretroviral treatment to tackle the country's grave HIV/AIDS epidemic. Three recent developments are detailed that offer some hope to the nearly 5 million South Africans living with HIV/AIDS: the authority of a South African drug company to develop and produce generic antiretrovirals locally... View News Article (2003-08-13)


Pharmaceutical Interests Versus AIDS In Africa (p 89)
The appointment of Randall Tobias as the US Government's global AIDS co-ordinator is analysed in this week's editorial. Tobias will head up a $15 billion programme to tackle AIDS in the African and Caribbean countries most devastated by the pandemic, although sceptics point out that his lack of knowledge about Africa and his pharmaceutical industry connections could weaken his appointment to... View News Article (2003-07-09)


Could drug companies help win the fight against AIDS?
Drug companies could influence the fight against the AIDS epidemic by reducing the cost of HIV drugs in poor countries to zero, writes Donald Berwick in this week's BMJ. View News Article (2002-01-23)


Black gay men are more affected by AIDS than any population in the developed world
Today, the Black AIDS Institute released its latest report, Back of the Line: The State of AIDS Among Black Gay Men in America.  View News Article (2012-07-18)


HIV isolate from Kenya provides clues for vaccine design
Two simple changes in its outer envelope protein could render the AIDS virus vulnerable to attack by the immune system, according to research from Kenya and the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center published in PLoS Medicine. View News Article (2008-01-03)

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