Daily Archives: December 16, 2011

PEPFAR takes a hit in 2012 funding bill; Military HIV Research Program sustains funding after close call

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***UPDATE 12/19: The final spending bill for FY 2012 was agreed to by the Senate. The resolution to fund the emergency spending bill with an across the board 1.83 percent cut to most discretionary funds did not pass. Also of interest, The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) domestic TB budget for FY 2012 […]

Study: Starting Immediate HIV treatment for recently infected is better than delaying

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Researchers have found that initiating antiretroviral therapy (ART) immediately among patients who have been recently infected with HIV modestly staves off disease progression and the need for long-term HIV treatment later down the road. The study results are published in the latest issue of The Journal of Infectious Diseases in an article entitled, “The Setpoint […]