Articles tagged with: FDA

Mar20

Aussie-led research develops a cheaper HIV drug for developing countries

POSTED ON // Monday, 20 March 2017 Written by // Andrew Shaw

Aussie-led research develops a cheaper HIV drug for developing countries

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has tentatively approved a new combination of cheaper anti-retroviral drugs for use in its aid program in developing countries.

Jul27

US: FDA may lift gay blood ban

POSTED ON // Wednesday, 27 July 2016 Written by // Cec Busby

US: FDA may lift gay blood ban

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has suggested it many remove the 1-year deferral for gay men on donating blood.

Dec22

US overturns gay blood ban

POSTED ON // Tuesday, 22 December 2015 Written by // Cec Busby

US overturns gay blood ban

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has overturned a 30-year ban on gay men donating blood.

May13

US: FDA recommends lifting lifetime ban on gay blood donors

POSTED ON // Wednesday, 13 May 2015 Written by // Cec Busby

US: FDA recommends lifting lifetime ban on gay blood donors

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has recommended lifting the lifetime ban on gay and bisexual men giving blood.

Feb21

WATCH: Alan Cumming wants you to join the Celibacy Challenge

POSTED ON // Saturday, 21 February 2015 Written by // Cec Busby

WATCH: Alan Cumming wants you to join the Celibacy Challenge

LGBTI rights organisation GLAAD and TV star Alan Cumming have come up with a novel way to draw attention to the  US Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA)  recent policy recommendation to withdraw the lifetime ban on gay men donating blood and replace it with a 12 month ban on men who have sex with men (MSM) if they have been sexually active in the past year.

Dec06

USA: FDA propose ban on gay blood donors be lifted

POSTED ON // Saturday, 06 December 2014 Written by // Cec Busby

USA: FDA propose ban on gay blood donors be lifted

With blood supplies at a 15-year low, the FDA advisory panel has recommended that the US government reverse its 31-year ban on blood donations from gay or bisexual men.

Jun21

AMA urges lifting of gay blood ban

POSTED ON // Friday, 21 June 2013 Written by // Cec Busby

AMA urges lifting of gay blood ban

It’s thirty years since the FDA banned gay men from donating blood as a response to the AIDS epidemic in the early 1980s, but now the American Medical Association (AMA) is urging that the ban instigated in 1983 be lifted.