Last week some 15,000 doctors, activists and policy experts met in Bangkok, Thailand to take stock of current efforts to fight AIDS and assess how to best meet the growing need for treatment and prevention programs. Jeffrey Brown speaks with…
John Sims talks to Susan Dentzer about his injuries. Susan also talks to Dr. Daniel Slater, who treated Sims at a group residence for people with brain injuries that was Sims' last stop after hospitalization and before returning to his…
Susan Dentzer speaks with former Army Chief Warrant Officer John Sims and his doctors about the brain injury he sustained when his helicopter crashed during a flight into Iraq. Sims is one of many U.S. soldiers living with serious brain…
The financial outlook for the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria is the focus of attention in Bangkok. Many are looking for the U.S. to increase its donations, while Washington wants other countries to give more.
By PBS NewsHour
Some have declared the research to be morally repugnant. Others have said scientists have been wildly optimistic in their promises of how treatments may help patients.
The government released revised guidelines yesterday that suggest millions more Americans should receive more aggressive treatment to lower their cholesterol. Gwen Ifill discusses the new guidelines with Dr. James Cleeman of the National Cholesterol Education program at the National Heart,…
Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni's statement that condoms are an "improvisation, not a solution" in the fight against AIDS sparked debate Monday at the global AIDS conference in Bangkok.
Developing nations are closely monitoring efforts in Botswana, the first African country to both routinely offer confidential HIV testing and provide AIDS drugs to all who need them.
The PSA blood test now used to screen for prostate cancer may predict how aggressively the cancer will spread, according to a study published Thursday in the New England Journal of Medicine.
By PBS NewsHour
About one-sixth of troops returning from Iraq showed symptoms of mental health problems but many are not receiving treatment, according to a study published Thursday.
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