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It’s possible to end HIV epidemics among people who inject drugs in low- and middle-income countries

HIV incidence is below 0.1% per year among people who inject drugs in a large Vietnamese city, Professor Don Des Jarlais and colleagues report in the December issue of AIDS. They say the data clearly demonstrate that it is possible to achieve very low HIV incidence – ‘to end an HIV epidemic’ – among people… Read More »

Dr. Scott Gottlieb: Antibody drugs may be helpful virus treatments, but won’t end U.S. epidemic

Dr. Scott Gottlieb told CNBC on Friday that antibody drugs are likely to be important treatments for the coronavirus, but he cautioned against considering them a panacea for the nation’s Covid-19 outbreak. The former U.S. Food and Drug Administration commissioner said the lack of supply means not every person who becomes diagnosed with the coronavirus… Read More »

Diet drugs are diet pills a stimulant

Side effects such as convulsions, hallucinations, gastrointestinal distress, headache, stroke, renal failure, heart attack, heart failure, palpitations, fatigue, high blood pressure, insomnia and nervousness have been reported. Ball Ground, GA. If you think someone you know is abusing diet pills, get in touch with our counselors to get help. Lopez HL, et al. If the… Read More »

Can antiviral drugs cause hair loss

Also, wear loose-fitting clothing to avoid irritating loss sores blisters. Acyclovir has other side effects. Appropriate studies performed to date have not demonstrated geriatric-specific problems that would limit the usefulness of can in the elderly. External link. Drug-induced alopecia usually occurs as a antiviral non-cicatricial alopecia that recovers after discontinuation of the drug. Antivieal following… Read More »

Banks Pressure Health Care Firms to Raise Prices on Critical Drugs, Medical Supplies for Coronavirus – The Intercept

In recent weeks, investment bankers have pressed health care companies on the front lines of fighting the novel coronavirus, including drug firms developing experimental treatments and medical supply firms, to consider ways that they can profit from the crisis. The media has mostly focused on individuals who have taken advantage of the market for now-scarce… Read More »

Veterans benefit from pain treatment without drugs

A new study finds a lower risk of adverse post-treatment outcomes among returning military service personnel with chronic pain who received nondrug therapy. Share on PinterestNew research shows that some nondrug therapies, including exercise therapy, can help relieve pain in veterans. Many people returning from military deployment experience physical and mental health issues. These can… Read More »

Fake drugs: How bad is Africa’s counterfeit medicine problem? – BBC News

The proliferation of fake medicines in Africa is a public health crisis that can no longer be ignored, according to a UK charity. There’s a meeting of seven African countries, in Togo, this week, to combat the problem. Congo, Niger, Senegal, Togo, Uganda, Ghana and The Gambia will discuss measures to clamp down on trafficking… Read More »