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The Future of HIV Treatment Might Not Involve Pills

December 3, 2018

The Future of HIV Treatment Might Not Involve Pills

HIV treatments have come a long way in the more than 30 years since the virus was first identified.

Powerful antiretroviral drugs (ARVs) can now keep the virus controlled at levels that current tests cannot detect in the blood. Perhaps just as important, people who take these drugs diligently soon after they’re infected are unlikely to pass the virus to others. But the treatment isn’t perfect. Those with HIV need to take a pill every day for the rest of their lives, and even if they do, the virus can easily morph to become resi...

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CHAMPION OF ARMSPORT ANDREY PUSHKAR KILLED IN ACCIDENT IN RIVSA

November 15, 2018

CHAMPION OF ARMSPORT ANDREY PUSHKAR KILLED IN ACCIDENT IN RIVSA
The famous Ukrainian hero Andrey Pushkar died in an accident in the Rivne region. For the life of another armrestler Oleg Zhokh physicians are fighting. According to preliminary information, he is in serious condition. His 50-year-old father, who was also in the car, died. Andrei Pushkar and Oleg Zhokh, multiple world and European champions in arm wrestling, went to competitions in Poland....

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'Saturday Night Live' Mocks Fox News' Coverage of the Migrant Caravan

November 14, 2018

'Saturday Night Live' Mocks Fox News' Coverage of the Migrant Caravan

Fox News' intense coverage of the migrant caravan was the subject of this week's "Saturday Night Live" cold open.

The show mocked what it saw as fear-mongering rhetoric used by conservative media. The sketch parodied an episode of "The Ingraham Angle," with host Laura Ingraham played by 'SNL's Kate McKinnon, commenting on the thousands of migrants making their way through Mexico in the run-up to Tuesday's midterm elections.

"Tonight we're live from the Arizona border, where a vicious caravan ...

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Review: Palm's Tiny Smartphone-For-Your-Smartphone Is Novel But Nonsensical

November 14, 2018

Review: Palm's Tiny Smartphone-For-Your-Smartphone Is Novel But Nonsensical

Remember Palm? No? Here's a refresher: The company, founded in 1992, popularized the personal digital assistant, and made smartphones like the Palm Treo and Centro before the iPhone hit the scene. In 2009, the company introduced its Palm Pre smartphone, a forward-thinking device with a brand new operating system, a (mediocre) slider keyboard, and even wireless charging support. It didn't sell well, and the company was soon acquired by HP, which quickly discontinued the company's products and sold it off piece by piece. Eventua...

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The story of recovery: how the Ukrainian pharmaceutical market is getting over the crisis

November 14, 2018

The story of recovery: how the Ukrainian pharmaceutical market is getting over the crisis

Hryvnia devaluation in 2015 prompted Ukrainians to opt for more affordable domestic medicines instead of expensive imports. It soon affected the situation on the entire pharmaceutical market. Despite the crisis, an increase in unit sales (by packages sold) stimulated local companies to invest extra money in production facilities and new products.

A state reimbursement program became another driver for the domestic pharmaceutical industry: the state is returning the cost of some drugs. The Mind has studied the Ukrainian pharmaceutic...

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