Tag Archives: failure

FDA OKs Farxiga for Heart Failure With Reduced Ejection Fraction

News Consumer News FDA OKs Farxiga for Heart Failure With Reduced Ejection Fraction WEDNESDAY, May 6, 2020 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has granted approval for Farxiga (dapagliflozin) oral tablets to treat adults with heart failure with reduced ejection fraction, the agency announced Tuesday. Farxiga is the first approved sodium-glucose cotransporter 2 inhibitor… Read More »

HIV vaccine trial failure is a “wake up call” for southern Africa, say researchers

Gus Cairns talks to Linda-Gail Bekker and Glenda Gray about the future of HIV vaccine research “We have an answer – the regimen simply didn’t work. It feels really grim, though, today.” This was the immediate and heartfelt reaction of one of the principal investigators of the first large-scale HIV efficacy vaccine trial to be launched for… Read More »

Peer-led community intervention substantially reduces treatment failure among adolescents living with HIV in rural Zimbabwe

A peer-led, community-based intervention with multiple components resulted in a 42% reduction in virological failure or death among adolescents living with HIV in rural Zimbabwe compared to adolescents following standard public sector care at 96 weeks follow-up. These findings from an international team led by Dr Webster Mavhu of the Centre for Sexual Health and… Read More »

Obamacare is a failure — every single presidential candidate agrees

Every single Democratic presidential candidate has joined President Trump. They all agree that Obamacare is a failure. Healthcare has dominated the first presidential debates, as it should. For the past eight months, healthcare has ranked atop the list of policy issues that concern Americans. One thing that all the candidates have in common is that… Read More »

Months after promising Alzheimer’s drug declared a failure, new analysis suggests it was effective

Seven months after clinical trials for a promising Alzheimer’s drug were halted and the treatment was declared a failure, a new analysis suggests it was actually effective, and the company that makes it plans to move forward in securing federal approval. The astonishing reversal on aducanumab, an antibody therapy which targets a protein called amyloid… Read More »