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$15 billion market formed by AIDS drug maker

AIDSA market worth $15 billion has been created by Gilead Sciences Inc., the world's biggest AIDS-drug maker, by making a single pill that is to be taken every day that attacks virus with three medicines together and this has revolutionized treatment.

The success has hugely had an impact on Foster City, California-based Gilead and rivals Merck & Co. and Bristol-Myers Squibb Co.

In HIV patients risk of stroke is more

HIVA recent research has stated that among people with HIV there has been a rise in strokes despite strokes coming down among the US population. And experts believe that the risk of strokes might increase among people who are getting treated for the AIDS-causing virus.

Flight Debut made by Virgin’s Spacecraft

Flight Debut made by Virgin’s SpacecraftThe first test flight of the commercial manned spaceship, dubbed Virgin Galactic's VSS Enterprise spaceship, made by Virgin Galactic, took place on Monday morning at the Mojave Air and Spaceport in California.

It should be noted that Virgin Galactic is the space tourism arm of Richard Branson's Virgin Group in which Abu Dhabi-based Aabar Investments has a 32 percent stake.

Four fraudulent online ticket brokers indicted on 43 counts

FBIFederal prosecutors Monday disclosed that the four accused ticket brokers - Kenneth Lowson; Kristofer Kirsch; Faisal Nahdi, all from Los Angeles; and Joel Stevenson from Alameda, California – have been indicted on 43 counts of fraud, conspiracy, and computer hacking charges.

Flame-Retardant Chemicals Affect Pregnancy

Flame-Retardant Chemicals Affect PregnancyScientists at the University of California, Berkeley, suggest that flame-retardant chemicals in goods such as lounge suites, electronics, fabrics, carpets, and plastics, lead to delays in conception.

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