Tag Archives: Treatment

Michigan to expand access to promising COVID antibody treatment amid surge

Michigan intends to expand access to promising yet underutilized antibody treatments as hospitalizations and test positivity rates in the state soar. “Monoclonal antibodies are an incredible treatment … that we want to deploy in Michigan,” Gov. Gretchen Whitmer said earlier this week. “A monoclonal antibody … can be a lifesaver, and it can keep you… Read More »

FDA Approves Fotivda (tivozanib) for the Treatment of Adult Patients with Relapsed or Refractory Advanced Renal Cell Carcinoma

FDA Approves Fotivda (tivozanib) for the Treatment of Adult Patients with Relapsed or Refractory Advanced Renal Cell Carcinoma BOSTON–(BUSINESS WIRE) March 10, 2021 — AVEO Oncology (Nasdaq: AVEO) today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Fotivda (tivozanib) for the treatment of adults with relapsed or refractory advanced renal cell carcinoma… Read More »

US HIV infections could drop by 94% before 2030, if treatment is prioritised

Modelling estimates suggest that new HIV infections in the US could be reduced by as much as 94% before 2030, if the current HIV prevention budget is spent more efficiently. Priorities would be linking those diagnosed with HIV to care, ensuring that they receive treatment and getting them to the point of viral suppression. Less… Read More »

More weight gain in people starting HIV treatment with newer integrase inhibitors or darunavir

A US study has concluded that weight gain is greater by around 2 to 4 kg in HIV-positive people taking bictegravir or dolutegravir as part of their first antiretroviral therapy (ART), compared to their counterparts using other drug regimens. A similar effect was reported in those using the protease inhibitor darunavir. The study led by… Read More »