Microsoft Corp. launched a Web site Thursday for managing personal health and medical information, but privacy advocates worry that neither the technology nor U.S. law will protect patients' most confidential details.
Telecommunications giant Verizon has given $75,000 to the Gay Men's Domestic Violence Project, helping the group expand its services to more people.
In a study conducted at Columbia University's Mailman School of Public Health among lesbian, gay, and bisexual groups, researchers were surprised to find that blacks and Latinos report significantly fewer mental disorders than whites.
A judge acquitted three doctors, a New Jersey company, and a former Red Cross official of criminal charges Monday in a tainted-blood scandal that infected thousands of Canadians with HIV or hepatitis and resulted in more than 3,000 deaths.
Three Canadian health officials, a U.S. pharmaceutical company, and one of its senior executives will learn their fate Monday when a judge issues a verdict on charges that they allowed hemophiliacs to contract HIV through tainted blood, a case that has been called the worst public health disaster in Canadian history.
The Human Rights Campaign Foundation and the Gay and Lesbian Medical Association will release today, October 1, the inaugural edition of the Healthcare Equality Index, a new annual report that assesses hospitals nationwide on a range of criteria relevant to LGBT patients and consumers. In the tradition of HRC’s influential Corporate Equality Index, which evaluates American companies’ gay-friendly policies and practices, the Healthcare Equality Index is the first comprehensive look at how the medical industry responds to the needs of the LGBT community.
An Indian court has denied an HIV-positive woman custody of her 8-year-old daughter, a rights activist said Friday.
Donors pledged nearly $10 billion to the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis, and Malaria on Thursday, less than the fund says it needs over the next three years, although officials said that they were pleased and more money was expected later.
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