A new Institute of Medicine report details actions needed to help people with chronic diseases live healthier, more productive lives and reduce the toll of chronic illness on individuals and the nation.
ScienceDaily (Nov. 18, 2009) — Money available to treat HIV/AIDS is sufficient to end the epidemic globally, but only if we act immediately to control the spread of the disease. That was the conclusion of a study just published in the open-access journal, BMC Public Health. This approach defies conventional thinking, which recommends gradual spending over 15-20 years. Canadian Researchers found that an aggressive program over five years is the only way to end the epidemic given our current resources. The study, part of a supplement on “The OptAIDS project: towards global halting of HIV/AIDS,” was based on a leading-edge mathematical model developed by mathematicians and biologists. The research is in press; read more at ScienceDaily….