Tag Archives: AIDS

7 tips for getting used to your new hearing aids

Many people are surprised to learn that it can take awhile to get used to hearing aids, especially if you’ve never worn them before. Along with learning how they work, you’re also grappling with all the new sounds and stimuli that your brain has forgotten about in recent years. Your hearing care professional will be an important… Read More »

AIDS: An approach for targeting HIV reservoirs

Current HIV treatments need to be taken for life by those infected as antiretroviral therapy is unable to eliminate viral reservoirs lurking in immune cells. Institut Pasteur scientists have identified the characteristics of CD4 T lymphocytes that are preferentially infected by the virus — it is their metabolic (or energy-producing) activity that enables the virus… Read More »

Black AIDS Institute Names New Leader

The Black AIDS Institute (BAI) recently announced its next president and chief executive officer at a star-studded event held at the California African American Museum in Los Angeles. Raniyah Copeland, a longtime staffer at the community agency, is set to lead the organization as it embarks on its next chapter, according to a BAI press… Read More »

Surescripts says tool aids transparency, drug affordability and adherence

Surescripts is touting the benefits of its real-time prescription benefit tool to help clinicians quickly find a more affordable drug, saving patients money and tying them closer to the provider organization. For example, clinicians can have benefit information automatically pulled from pharmacy benefit manager firms and inserted into the electronic health record, then select an… Read More »