TRENTON, N.J.— Drugmaker Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. said Thursday that an experimental combination of two hepatitis C drugs— its daclatasvir and Gilead Sciences Inc.' s blockbuster drug Sovaldi— cured hepatitis C in just 12 weeks in nearly all the patients, who also are infected with the HIV virus. David Wyles, an associate professor at University of...» Read More
Scientific evidence shows the move will not create risks for the nation's blood supply, the FDA said. The FDA said the move aligns the policy for gay men with that for other men and women who are at increased risk for HIV infection. The FDA said it will issue draft guidance on the policy, hopefully early in 2015. It would then review the comments and issue final...
WASHINGTON, Nov 20- A class of drugs used for three decades by people infected with the virus that causes AIDS may be effective in treating a leading cause of blindness among the elderly. University of Kentucky ophthalmologist Dr. Jayakrishna Ambati, who led the study published in the journal Science, said macular generation affects an estimated 50 million...
*Exploring IPO of minority stake in ViiV Healthcare. LONDON, Oct 22- GlaxoSmithKline, battered by weak U.S. drug sales and a bribery scandal in China, is looking to float its fast-growing HIV drugs business as part of a recovery plan that includes a fresh round of cost cutting. As a standalone company ViiV Healthcare would be among the top 40 companies in London's...
*Exploring IPO of minority stake in ViiV Healthcare. LONDON, Oct 22- GlaxoSmithKline, battered by weak U.S. drug sales and a bribery scandal in China, set out a bold recovery plan on Wednesday, including an initial public offering of part of its fast-growing HIV and AIDS drugs business. As a standalone company ViiV Healthcare would be among the top 40 companies in...
Hundreds of people with HIV/AIDS trying to obtain coverage under Obamacare are in danger of being thrown out of their insurance plan.
U2 lead singer Bono and Bank of America CEO Brian Moynihan discuss efforts to fight the global AIDS epidemic and why American citizens should be proud of efforts to combat the disease. The band and BofA are donating money to RED, an organization created to fight AIDS around the world.
Jimmy Fallon, what an extraordinary man, says musician Bono, discussing his upcoming performance on The Tonight Show when Jimmy Fallon makes his debut as the show's host.
Musician Bono discusses his partnership with Bank of America to create funds to fight and prevent AIDS. We have to keep public pressure to get money from government budgets, says Bono.
Bank of America, the Gates Foundation and others will donate money to (RED) for every download of a U2 song during the Super Bowl halftime show.
A communications director lost her job after tweeting an inappropriate comment just before boarding a plane to Africa. CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera and Bob Pisani share their opinions.
David Williamson, Healthcare Analyst, Motley Fool says the HIV infection cure for the U.S. toddler through early treatment will not work for adults. He explains why.
U.S. regulators approved a new AIDS treatment made by Merck, the first in a new class of drugs aimed at preventing replication of the virus, Merck said on Friday.
This meeting of the world's richest nations may be the most challenging one for the U.S. in years, given the growing power of Russia and China.
Today is World AIDS Day--and it comes at a time when health experts are considering new strategies in an attempt to change the environment of AIDS transmission. The rate of H-I-V infection is growing, with more than four million new cases each year. One biopharmaceutical company whose portfolio includes several HIV treatments--is Gilead Sciences.