Daily Archives: July 24, 2014

AIDS 2014: Pediatric treatment lag demands planning, action, final plenary speaker says

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Science Speaks is live-blogging from AIDS 2014 in Melbourne, Australia this week, with updates on research, policy and insights from the 20th International AIDS Conference. MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA –   Shaffiq Essajee spoke during today’s plenary session about HIV prevention and treatment for children with a strong focus on the treatment side. “While we are seeing 60 […]

AIDS 2014: Antiretroviral treatment update kicks off final plenary session

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Science Speaks is live-blogging from AIDS 2014 in Melbourne, Australia this week, with updates on research, policy and insights from the 20th International AIDS Conference. MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA –  Professor David Cooper kicked off the final opening plenary in Melbourne today with a review on antiretroviral therapy including a look at recommended drug regimens for first- […]

AIDS 2014: Activists hold die-in to protest high price of Gilead’s hepatitis C drug

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Science Speaks is live-blogging from AIDS 2014 in Melbourne, Australia through the week, with updates on research, policy and insights from the 20th International AIDS Conference. MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA –  Activists surprised Gilead corporate executives today with a “die-in” to protest the pricing of Gilead’s hepatitis C drug, Solvaldi (sofosbuvir). As Gregg Alton, Gilead’s Executive Vice-President […]

AIDS 2014: “What good are interventions if we live like we have a gun to our heads?”

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Science Speaks is live-blogging from AIDS 2014 in Melbourne, Australia through the week, with updates on research, policy and insights from the 20th International AIDS Conference. MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA –    Laurindo Garcia, a gay man living with HIV in the Philippines offered a moving conclusion to the opening plenary In Melbourne on Thursday, speaking to […]

AIDS 2014: Men who have sex with men and transgender women have risks and resilience

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Science Speaks is live-blogging from AIDS 2014 in Melbourne, Australia through the week, with updates on research, policy and insights from the 20th International AIDS Conference. MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA –  During the opening plenary today, Beatriz Grinszteijn offered insights about men with have sex with men and transgender women echoing many of the themes raised in […]