Called test-and-treat.

Called ‘test-and-treat,’ the target is to catch fresh [HIV] instances early and administer therapy to reduce the amount of virus in patients’ systems in an effort to prevent them from spreading the condition, the news service writes. Putting the patients on medications that reduce their viral-loads, Williams said that public wellness officials could ‘render HIV-infected people not really infectious. The concentration of the virus drops by one factor of 10,000 with antiretroviral treatment, resulting in 25 times the reduced amount of infectiousness, Williams stated, CNN reviews .

AACE commends the Congressional sponsors of the legislation.. AACE applauds legislation for preservation of usage of osteoporosis testing for Medicare beneficiaries The American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists applauds the introduction of legislation in both U.S. House of Representatives and the U.S. Senate which will preserve patient usage of osteoporosis tests and treatment services under the Medicare program.R. 2020, S. 1096) will extend current Medicare payment rates for energy x-ray absorptiometry tests, through 2013. Without congressional actions, Medicare payment rates because of this service will be reduced by approximately 50 percent at the beginning of next year.