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South African doctor sees drug-resistant HIV

(AP) -- It's 8 a.m. and Dr. Theresa Rossouw is already drowning behind a cluttered desk of handwritten HIV charts - new, perplexing cases of patients whose lifesaving drugs have turned against them.

dateDec 30, 2009 in HIV & AIDS
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WHO: Treat HIV patients sooner

(AP) -- People infected with the virus that causes AIDS should start treatment earlier than currently recommended, the World Health Organization said Monday.

dateNov 30, 2009 in HIV & AIDS
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UNAIDS: Sex main cause for HIV spreading in China

(AP) -- The virus that causes AIDS is now spreading fastest in China through heterosexual sex, a trend demanding new strategies to stave off a rebound in the epidemic after years of progress in containing it, a United Nations ...

dateNov 25, 2009 in HIV & AIDS
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GAO: FDA fails to follow up on unproven drugs

(AP) -- The Food and Drug Administration has allowed drugs for cancer and other diseases to stay on the market even when follow-up studies showed they didn't extend patients' lives, say congressional investigators.

dateOct 26, 2009 in Medications
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Researchers find candidates for new HIV drugs

While studying an HIV protein that plays an essential role in AIDS progression, researchers at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine have discovered compounds that show promise as novel treatments for the disease.

dateOct 13, 2009 in Biochemistry
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