Tag Archives: HIV

HIV Vaccine Reseach Moving Slowly

The outlook for an effective HIV vaccine remains bleak, even as several large-scale trials are due to report their results in 2008. Merck, Aventis, and VaxGen are all underway with vaccine trials, but scientists are hoping only that the results reduce infections “a little”, at least providing a springboard to future research. Highest hopes are pinned on the Merck study, …

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AHF Ramps Up Attack On Pfizer

AIDS Healthcare Foundation sued Pfizer yesterday, saying that ads for Viagra are misleading and encourage the recreational use of the drug. This move by AHF follows up last month’s anti-Pfizer ad campaign. The lawsuit seeks to force Pfizer to suspend its advertising for Viagra and to start a public information campaign on the dangers of using the drug. I continue …

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Gay Men’s Health Crisis Fundraiser

REMINDER: A tribute party to the Paradise Garage’s DJ Larry Levan will take place Sunday, January 21st at Pacha in Hell’s Kitchen. The party benefits Gay Men’s Health Crisis. Martha Wash will perform and the DJs include Danny Krivit of Body & Soul. Tickets are $35 , but only $15 if you still have your old Paradise Garage ID! Levan, …

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