Introduced in the Senate Wednesday by Senator Tom Coburn.
Related StoriesStudy evaluates efficiency of antiretroviral treatment in HIV-infected childrenNew computer model predicts degrees of HIV treatment engagementGenvoya approved as complete routine for HIV treatment’AHF would like to thank Senator Coburn for introducing this timely and prudent global AIDS funding bill and we urge Congress to pass it quickly to conserve countless lives,’ said Michael Weinstein, President of AIDS Healthcare Foundation. ‘As the world’s concentrate turns to global Helps this week through the International AIDS Conference in Vienna, I could hardly think of a far more positive move the US could make than to instantly pass and put into action this bill which makes the delivery of lifesaving Helps treatment to sufferers in need the main priority of PEPFAR.Study participants completed questionnaires about their age, race, household income and education in addition to how long that they had been identified as having parkinsonism. They also did self-evaluations on a modified version of the Old Americans Resource and Services Disability Scale, a measurement of the difficulty in performance on 14 daily activities ranging from getting out of bed and getting dressed to cooking foods, using the telephone, handling cash and taking medications. Because symptoms of parkinsonism fluctuate, the study participants ranked their symptoms twice, describing their best and worst degrees of functioning. The individual assessment included a medical history and neurological exam by a Parkinson’s disease specialist.