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2011-08-03 00:00:28

Another large national organization, The FAIR Foundation, and its 27 member Board of Directors of surgeons, medical directors, dentists and patient advocates, applauds the recent call to Congress by the Traditional Values Coalition (TVC) urging Congress to freeze National Institutes of Health (NIH) funding for six months while investigating the NIH's research practices that are "striking working families across America as wasteful, illicit, and in many cases outright offensive." Palm Desesrt,...

2011-07-18 14:39:26

A special press conference at the 6th IAS Conference on HIV Pathogenesis, Treatment and Prevention (IAS 2011) will today feature a panel consisting of researchers from the CDC TDF2 study, the Partners PrEP Study and the HPTN 052 study. They will be joined by Anthony Fauci, Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), Gottfried Hirnschall, Director of the HIV Department of the World Health Organization (WHO) and Elly Katabira, IAS 2011 International Chair and...

2011-04-02 00:00:00

The FAIR Foundation's President and CEO, Dr. Richard Darling, asks that you decide and states that taxpayers have spent well over one third of a trillion"”yes, trillion"”dollars on HIV/AIDS resulting in its plummeting death rate (99 percent in California). Darling points out that the government's top HIV/AIDS researcher, Anthony Fauci, MD, admitted years ago that their success is "breathtaking" with HIV patients who "look and feel well, and are leading very productive, very...

2011-03-31 06:00:00

Paper Gives Details of One of the Most Significant Public Health Battles in History WASHINGTON, March 31, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The nation's war against AIDS began 30 years ago with a report that five gay men in Los Angeles were dying from Pneumocystis Carinii pneumonia, a disease so rare that a handful of cases in a single year is like an epidemic. Now, former Surgeon General Dr. C. Everett Koop -- the official who witnessed these early deaths and charted the nation's policies...

2011-02-09 15:45:00

BURBANK, Calif., Feb. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Will Rogers Institute's annual prize for outstanding contributions to lung research has been awarded to Dr. Anthony Fauci. The $50,000 award was created to honor individuals for extraordinary work leading to advancements in treatment for lung diseases. He is the fourth recipient of the prestigious prize from the Will Rogers Institute. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110209/LA45608) Dr. Fauci has made many contributions to...

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2010-12-14 17:35:00

The medical journal Blood reported on Tuesday that doctors believe one man may have been cured of HIV/AIDS after receiving a stem cell transplant in 2007. Timothy Ray Brown, an HIV-positive American living in Germany, had leukemia and was undergoing chemotherapy when he received a stem cell transplant from a donor carrying a rare, inherited gene mutation that seems to make carriers virtually immune to HIV. The transplant appeared to wipe out both diseases, but Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of...

2010-12-14 07:45:00

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J., Dec. 14, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The Dr. Paul Janssen Award for Biomedical Research today opens its 2011 call for nominations. This prestigious award recognizes individuals whose scientific research has made, or has the potential to make, significant transformational contributions toward the improvement of human health. Nominations are available at www.pauljanssenaward.com and will be accepted until February 15, 2011, for consideration by an independent selection...

2010-12-08 08:31:10

(Ivanhoe Newswire) -- Food allergies are on the rise and affecting many people in sometimes life-threatening ways. An expert panel sponsored by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), part of the National Institutes of Health, has issued comprehensive U.S. guidelines to assist health care professionals in diagnosing food allergy and managing the care of people with the disease. The Guidelines for the Diagnosis and Management of Food Allergy in the United States:...

2010-12-07 14:24:30

NIH scientists consider prospects for a universal influenza vaccine WHAT: The costly, time-consuming process of making, distributing and administering millions of seasonal flu vaccines would become obsolete if researchers could design a vaccine that confers decades-long protection from any flu virus strain. Making such a universal influenza vaccine is feasible but licensing it may require innovation on several fronts, including finding new ways to evaluate the efficacy of vaccine candidates...

2010-11-23 13:00:23

NIH's NIAID-sponsored Study Finds Pre-exposure Prophylaxis Concept Effective Among Men who Have Sex with Men A daily dose of an oral antiretroviral drug, currently approved to treat HIV infection, reduced the risk of acquiring HIV infection by 43.8 percent among men who have sex with men. The findings, a major advance in HIV prevention research, come from a large international clinical trial published online Nov. 23 by the New England Journal of Medicine. The study, titled "Chemoprophylaxis...


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