diagnosis and treatment

WASHINGTON, DC: AHF shames Gilead with a protest against World AIDS Day, December 1

WASHINGTON, DC: AHF shames Gilead with a protest against World AIDS Day, December 1

WASHINGTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Nov 30, 2022– On World AIDS Day, Thursday, December 1, advocates and mobilizers affiliated with the AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) will hold a protest in Washington, DC, targeting drugmaker Gilead Sciences over pricing and of the Bay Area Company’s medication policies. The Washington protest is part of a series of three protests on the …

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The psychedelic drug "magic mushroom" can relieve some depression

Death in CRISPR gene therapy study sparks search for answers

The only volunteer in a unique study involving a gene-editing technique has died, and those behind the trial are now trying to figure out what killed him. Terry Horgan, a 27-year-old man with Duchenne muscular dystrophy, died last month, according to Cure Rare Disease, a Connecticut-based nonprofit founded by his brother, Rich, to try to …

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The psychedelic drug "magic mushroom" can relieve some depression

The psychedelic drug “magic mushroom” can relieve some depression

The psychedelic chemical in ‘magic mushrooms’ may ease depression in some hard-to-treat patients, a preliminary study has found. The effects were modest and diminished over time, but they occurred with a single experimental dose in people who had previously obtained little relief from standard antidepressants. The study is part of a resurgence in research into …

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Biden tears up GOP, calls DeSantis 'Trump incarnate'

Biden tears up GOP, calls DeSantis ‘Trump incarnate’

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — President Joe Biden on Tuesday lashed out at Republican Florida Governor Ron DeSantis as “Donald Trump incarnate,” focusing on a potential 2024 GOP presidential candidate as he was campaigning for Democrats facing tough fights in next week’s midterm election. In a final week sprint for Democrats ahead of Election Day, …

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AHF Doubles Down And Hammers Gilead's Greed In SF Chronicle Ad

AHF Doubles Down And Hammers Gilead’s Greed In SF Chronicle Ad

SAN FRANCISCO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–October 29, 2022– On Sunday, October 30, AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF), will air a full-page, color advocacy ad targeting pricing and policies from Bay Area drugmaker Gilead Sciences, Inc. The ad, which will air in the San Francisco Chronicle, is simply titled “Greed”, however, the word “greed” is crossed out with three red …

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How to support cancer patients during mental health issues

How to support cancer patients during mental health issues

Cancer can bring a wide range of emotions to patients, both after a diagnosis and during treatment. Dealing with side effects and a changing body can become difficult. Although most feelings are healthy and predictable, some cancer patients may be at increased risk for depression, anxiety, and suicidal thoughts. We spoke with licensed clinical psychologist …

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