Tag Archives: Research!America

Sequestration’s losers and winners, a blast from the past, condoms confound, and more . . .

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Sequestration, cutting research funding not smart, say business owners : Funding for medical research, which feeds scientific advances at universities, institutions and businesses across the nation, should not be cut as part of the automatic across the board funding cuts known as sequestration, 45 percent of the business owners responding to Research!America’s survey say. Sequestration, […]

New ranking member of Senate Appropriations HHS subcommittee gets mixed reviews

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“Given the vast amount of progress made over the last century and the great potential current research holds, now is not the time to waiver on America’s commitment to advancing disease cures and treatments.” These are welcome words from the senator who now holds a leadership position on the subcommittee that oversees funding for the […]

Guns — or medicine? A doctor’s call, survey responses, and more in a presidential campaign edition of what we’re reading

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A doctor’s call for healthy foreign policy debate: John May, a South Florida corrections physician and founder of Health through Walls, a nonprofit that brings medical system support to prisons in developing countries, wrote this op-ed piece for the local newspaper in the county where the candidates were scheduled to hold their final debate on […]

Research, TB and the Robin Hood tax, harm reduction results, and more research . . .

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Px Wire: AVAC’s Quarterly Update on HIV Prevention Research includes great graphics, spells out clear definitions (i.e. “the purpose of sieve analysis,” is similar to what it sounds like), interesting updates — the latest yield from the Thai 144 AIDS vaccine trial, and vaginal microbicide ring research — including findings showing protection among 83 percent […]