The Truth About Aids - VIDEO

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Important global trend - Still only at first stage of global pandemic - AIDS kills more people than any other infectious disease (World Health Organisation. AIDS in Africa: biggest cause of all death in sub-Saharan Africa. AIDS prevention works - we can stop the spread of HIV - lessons from Uganda - VIDEO

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Celebrex - Arthritis Pain Latest News

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New arthritis wonder cure?  Miracle results for rheumatoid arthritis claimed - not for Celebrex but for new treatment which stops the immune system attacking joints.

Latest headlines on Celebrex - press here

 

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Celebrex - Vioxx - the battle continues

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Text of e-mail sent by Skip Weber: I understand that the gap between celebrex and vioxx is widening again. I have been told that scripts are now 56% to 44% and total market share over the last month is 64% to 36%.

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Aids: India & Southern Africa

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India AIDS situation The following facts are based on a recent three city tour of India and participation in the World Economic Forum Southern Africa Economic Summit in May 1997.

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The Rising Toll of Aids

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I spoke myself to a Zimbabwe AIDS specialist recently who says in one area 60% of all pregnant women are now infected with HIV. It is not enough just to look at seroprevalence rates however. Take a group of 100 college leavers in Uganda, aged 22. Their seroprevalence rate is falling because of behaviour change but may still be 20% in some groups. That means one in five will probably be dead in 5-10 years. However, the even bigger question is what the LIFETIME seroprevalence rate will be? 

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Viagra - Pills for impotence

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Recent news and information on treatment for erectile dysfunction

This is an archive page. For June 2000 onwards go here.

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Swine Flu Virus Death toll less than feared. Possible global pandemic?

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Death toll less then feared from Swine flu virus - outbreak in Mexico, US, Canada and ? UK. Risk of global pandemic? Need for urgent government action, strict isolation (gurantine) and rapid treatment plus effective contact tracing. Symptoms of Swine flu Virus. Treatment of Swine Flu Virus. Public health measures. Lessons from Sars which killed 860 our of only 8600 cases and caused chaos with billions lost in SE Asia economy, global impact on travel and tourism, and ... ...

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AIDS Crisis in India

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The following was written after consultation meetings with NGOs in Calcutta, Bombay, Delhi and Manipur, March 1997, including visits to the sick and dying in rural areas and discussions with commercial sex workers.

India is about to be hit by the world's worst AIDS epidemic, as a country of almost a billion people. Soon there could be more people infected there with HIV than in the whole of Africa today, more cases perhaps by 2005 than the whole world has today. While many industrialised nations have chosen to ignore the devastation in Africa, the unfolding catastrophe in the Far East is already touching many other nations. It will have an obvious and significant effect on the world economy, threatening tiger economies and discouraging investment, with a heavy toll on the health of the workforce.

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The Truth about Foot and Mouth

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Foot and Mouth risk from deliberate spread? -  economic terrorism risk using Foot and Mouth in animals as a biological weapon. Vaccination against Foot and Mouth urgently needed. 

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AIDS treatment - HIV protease inhibitors - not a cure

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AIDS - HIV Protease inhibitors promise new hope.

HIV protease inhibitors offer new hope of a combined approach to HIV infection. Results in some cases have been spectacular with undetectable levels of HIV achieved for long periods. This has raised talk of perhaps even being able to eradicate HIV altogether, based on the fact that many infected cells have a limited life-span. By preventing viral replication one could in theory reach a situation where all infected cells had died.

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