Tag Archives: Treatment

Immediate HIV treatment reduces out-of-pocket health expenditures

The policy of offering HIV treatment to all people with HIV, regardless of CD4 cell count, has important economic benefits, a randomised study from Eswatini shows. Patients spent 49% less on health expenditures, with the greatest savings coming from not seeking care from private providers and traditional healers. In sub-Saharan Africa, approximately 40% of financing… Read More »

Canadian study fuels theory that Alzheimer’s is auto-immune disorder, opening new treatment options

Breadcrumb Trail Links News Health and Wellness Health Canada Using sophisticated lab techniques, the team found strong evidence in Alzheimer’s sufferers of several ‘autoantibodies’ that bind to brain-specific proteins Author of the article: Tom Blackwell Publishing date: May 14, 2021  •  3 hours ago  •  4 minute read  •  24 Comments Finding a treatment for Alzheimer’s… Read More »

Jazz Pharmaceuticals Announces FDA Approval of Additional Indication for Vyxeos (daunorubicin and cytarabine) for the Treatment of Secondary Acute Myeloid Leukemia in Pediatric Patients

DUBLIN, March 30, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Jazz Pharmaceuticals plc (Nasdaq: JAZZ) today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved a revised label for Vyxeos® (daunorubicin and cytarabine) to include a new indication to treat newly-diagnosed therapy-related acute myeloid leukemia (t-AML) or AML with myelodysplasia-related changes (AML-MRC) in pediatric patients aged one year and older. The approval of Vyxeos for this indication… Read More »

Dolutegravir superior to standard-of-care treatment in children and adolescents

Dolutegravir-based treatment was superior to treatment based on efavirenz or a boosted protease inhibitor in children and adolescents, both as first-line or second-line treatment, a large international study has concluded. Dr Anna Turkova of the United Kingdom Medical Research Council presented the 96-week results of the ODYSSEY study at the 2021 virtual Conference on Retroviruses… Read More »