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Brain Scans May Change Care for Some People with Memory Loss
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Brain Scans May Change Care for Some People with Memory Loss

Brain Scans May Change Care for Some People with Memory Loss

By Lauran Neergaard |
Not everybody needs one but new research suggests that for a surprising number of patients whose memory problems are hard to pin down, PET scans may lead to changes in treatment.

New amfAR Research Grants Advance Gene Therapy and Other Innovative Approaches to HIV Cure

New amfAR Research Grants Advance Gene Therapy and Other Innovative Approaches to HIV Cure

Jul 21
amfAR has awarded more than $3.5 million for 13 new research grants to support innovative approaches to depleting or eliminating the persistent reservoirs of HIV not cleared by antiretroviral therapy.

Brain Scans May Change Care for Some People with Memory Loss

Brain Scans May Change Care for Some People with Memory Loss

By Lauran Neergaard | Jul 21
Not everybody needs one but new research suggests that for a surprising number of patients whose memory problems are hard to pin down, PET scans may lead to changes in treatment.

9th IAS Conference on HIV Science Convenes in Paris

9th IAS Conference on HIV Science Convenes in Paris

Jul 21
Emerging opportunities to cure or achieve the long-term remission of HIV infection will be the focus when scientists, advocates and funders gather for the International AIDS Society (IAS) HIV Cure & Cancer Forum on July 22-23.

Quigley Leads 32 Democrats in Sending Letter to FDA Urging End of Discriminatory Blood Ban

Quigley Leads 32 Democrats in Sending Letter to FDA Urging End of Discriminatory Blood Ban

Jul 20
U.S. Representative Mike Quigley led 32 Democratic colleagues in sending the FDA a letter urging them to update outdated restrictions on blood donation by MSM.

Watch: Gay NYC Councilman Among 155 Arrested Protesting GOP's Attempt to Dismantle Health Care

Watch: Gay NYC Councilman Among 155 Arrested Protesting GOP's Attempt to Dismantle Health Care

Jul 20
New York City Councilman Corey Johnson is gay and HIV positive. And he's not about to see congressional Republicans take healthcare away from millions of Americans in their latest attempt to eliminate much of President Obama's signature legislation.

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For First Time, Over Half of People with HIV Taking AIDS Drugs

For First Time, Over Half of People with HIV Taking AIDS Drugs

By Marcia Cheng | Jul 20
For the first time in the global AIDS epidemic that has spanned four decades and killed 35 million people, more than half of all those infected with HIV are on drugs to treat the virus, the United Nations said in a report released Thursday.