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Rates of HIV in female sex workers in Kenya decreased by two-thirds over a ten-year period

Research from specialist HIV prevention and treatment clinics for female sex workers in Nairobi has found that the number testing positive for HIV dropped by more than two-thirds between 2008 and 2017. While no single intervention can be identified as to the underlying cause in the decreasing numbers, it suggests that increasing HIV awareness, testing… Read More »

Bristol Myers Squibb’s Zeposia boosts remission rates over placebo in ulcerative colitis patients

As one of the hottest markets in pharmaceuticals, immunology has become a murderers’ row of blockbuster drugs in recent years. But Bristol Myers Squibb has big hopes for a next-gen entry in Zeposia, and it’s angling for a foothold in ulcerative colitis to get the ball rolling.  Zeposia helped 18.4% of ulcerative colitis patients reach clinical remission at… Read More »

Democratic Convention, Night 4: ‘Facts Over Fiction’ in Biden’s Speech

This story was produced in partnership with PolitiFact. This story can be republished for free (details). In a near-empty arena on the river in his hometown of Wilmington, Delaware, former Vice President Joe Biden accepted the Democratic nomination for president, promising hope over fear, fairness over privilege, love over hate. And, he said, “Facts over… Read More »

HHS is releasing over $4 billion in relief payments to safety net, rural hospitals

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services through the Health Resources and Services Administration has announced approximately $ 3 billion in funding to hospitals working on thin margins which serve a large percentage of vulnerable populations. HHS expects to distribute the $ 3 billion across 215 acute care facilities, bringing the total payments for… Read More »