Daily Archives: October 7, 2015

IDWeek 2015: Physicians, researchers describe obstacles to tuberculosis control in resource limited countries

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Science Speaks is at IDWeek in San Diego, California this week, bringing live coverage of sessions on HIV, TB, Ebola and more. SAN DIEGO, Calif. – At one of the first sessions of this conference of infectious diseases physicians, scientists discussed an urgent need to scale up tuberculosis prevention efforts globally, especially in light of data expected from the World Health […]

Senator: Move money from HIV research to “more important” diseases

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NIH Director Collins, in turn, says 10 percent apportioned to HIV for last two decades won’t be automatic “As a practicing physician, sometimes still,” Sen. William Cassidy (R – La), told National Institutes of Health Director Dr. Francis Collins today during an Appropriations sub-committee hearing on funding for the agency, “I think we should double your […]