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Blood clot medicine, an HIV treatment and other drugs studied for coronavirus fight – ABC News

The rush to find a treatment for the novel coronavirus continues to intensify as the number of diagnosed cases around the world grows significantly. Globally, there are at least 278,000 diagnosed cases with more than 11,000 virus-related deaths, according to Johns Hopkins University. The increase in COVID-19 numbers is upping the pressure on world leaders… Read More »

FDA Approves Ofev (Nintedanib), For The Treatment of Chronic Fibrosing Interstitial Lung Diseases with a Progressive Phenotype

FDA Approves Ofev (Nintedanib), For The Treatment of Chronic Fibrosing Interstitial Lung Diseases with a Progressive Phenotype Print this page March 09, 2020 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Ofev (nintedanib) oral capsules to treat patients with chronic fibrosing (scarring) interstitial lung diseases (ILD) with a progressive phenotype (trait). It is the… Read More »

Allopregnanolone Sparks Interest in New PMDD Treatment

Allopregnanolone is all over the place these days.  We have seen several different allopregnanolone derivatives being used to treat postpartum depression (PPD).  Last year, intravenous brexanolone (Zulresso) was approved by the FDA as the first treatment specifically for postpartum depression.  An oral version of allopregnanolone, called zuranolone, is also being pursued as a treatment 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 »

FDA Approves Fiasp (insulin aspart injection) for the Treatment of Children with Diabetes

Print this page PLAINSBORO, N.J., Jan. 6, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Novo Nordisk today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Fiasp (insulin aspart injection) 100 u/mL for use as a new mealtime insulin option for children with diabetes.1 Fiasp is the first and only fast-acting mealtime insulin injection that does not… Read More »