Daily Archives: May 27, 2015

START Trial data support starting antiretroviral treatment for HIV as early as possible

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An international trial has shown that starting antiretroviral treatment for HIV early significantly lowers risks of serious illnesses, including AIDS, compared to waiting for immune cell counts to drop. The START — Strategic Timing of AntiRetroviral Treatment clinical trial — which enrolled 4,685 people living with HIV at 215 sites across 35 countries over the […]

As future of Trans-Pacific Partnership moves to the House of Representatives, we’re reading about the selling of a treaty and its trade-offs

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Following the Senate vote last week allowing White House trade promotion authority, or “fast-track” authority to push the Trans-Pacific Partnership and future trade deals through Congress without amendment or debate, the House of Representatives will consider the legislation. In the meantime, we’re reading continuing questions surrounding the TPP, and surrounding support for a deal reached […]