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Obama administration proposes $1.2 billion of antibiotic resistance-related funding

January 28, 2015

The Obama administration’s 2016 fiscal year budget proposal includes more than $1.2 billion of federal funding toward combating antibiotic resistance, according to a White House press release.

Among the key goals of the proposed funding are improved antibiotic stewardship programs, surveillance, reporting and research in the health care and agricultural sectors. It is nearly twice as much money toward antibiotic resistance-related areas as was provided in 2015.

HCV regimen candidate licensed by international pharmaceutical company

January 28, 2015
Gilead Sciences Inc. will grant Mylan Laboratories Limited, a subsidiary of international pharmaceutical company, Mylan Inc., the non-exclusive rights to produce and…
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Herpes zoster incidence higher among patients with HIV

January 28, 2015
Despite declining significantly in the era of ART, the incidence of herpes zoster among patients with HIV was still three times that of the general population…
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CDC, Quest collaborate to better screen, treat and reduce hepatitis

January 28, 2015
Quest Diagnostics has entered into an agreement with the Centers for Disease Control to assist in identifying new trends in screening, diagnosing and treating multiple…
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New goals set for increased HIV/AIDS diagnosis, treatment by 2020

January 28, 2015
In a commentary published in JAMA, leaders of the global AIDS community called for increased efforts to contain the disease by 2020. “Today, an estimated 13.6…
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Student education, immunization requirements necessary to prevent outbreaks on college campuses

November 28, 2014
NEW YORK — James C. Turner, MD, executive director of the department of student health and the National Social…
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Regimen Selection in HIV: Considering New Options to Optimize Outcomes

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Gilead Sciences Medical Affairs.

More than two decades into the antiretroviral therapy (ART) era, there are numerous options for HIV treatment. The goal…
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