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2011-07-12 06:00:00

PITTSBURGH and HYDERABAD, India, July 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Mylan Inc. (Nasdaq: MYL) today announced an expanded licensing agreement between Gilead Sciences Inc. and Mylan's Matrix Laboratories Limited. Matrix has licensed the rights to produce and market generic versions of three Gilead HIV/AIDS therapies, if and when they receive regulatory approval. The Gilead products, which are currently in late-stage clinical development, include: Elvitegravir, an investigational integrase...

2011-06-28 07:30:00

CORK, Ireland, June 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Tibotec Pharmaceuticals today announced that it has entered into a license agreement with Gilead Sciences, Inc., for the development and commercialization of a new once-daily single tablet fixed-dose antiretroviral combination product containing Tibotec's protease inhibitor PREZISTA® (darunavir) and Gilead's cobicistat, an investigational pharmacoenhancing or "boosting" agent. PREZISTA, co-administered with ritonavir...

2011-05-20 13:35:00

TITUSVILLE, N.J., May 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) today approved EDURANT(TM) (rilpivirine) tablets for use in combination with other antiretroviral agents (ARVs) in the treatment of human immunodeficiency virus type 1 (HIV-1) in adults who have never taken HIV therapy (treatment-naive). (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110520/SF06258) EDURANT (pronounced ee' dur ant) was developed as TMC278 (rilpivirine) by Tibotec Pharmaceuticals...

2011-03-14 15:05:27

The first human studies of an oral drug regimen to prevent HIV infection in high-risk individuals yielded a promising near 50% reduction in HIV incidence, but a number of issues require additional research before oral pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) can be implemented on a large scale, according to an article in AIDS Patient Care and STDs, a peer-reviewed journal published by Mary Ann Liebert, Inc. (www.liebertpub.com). The article is available free online at www.liebertpub.com/apc After the...

2011-02-28 14:14:46

Preferences for HIV prevention products differ among US and African women In the first study to make head-to-head comparisons between tenofovir gel and oral tenofovir "“ two promising approaches for preventing HIV in women "“ researchers found that daily use of the vaginal gel achieved a more than 100-times higher concentration of active drug in vaginal tissue than did the oral tablet, while, compared to the gel, the tablet used daily was associated with a 20-times higher active...

2011-01-27 07:53:00

CORK, Ireland, Jan. 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Tibotec Pharmaceuticals today announced that it has granted multiple non-exclusive licenses to generic manufacturers including Hetero Drugs Limited, Matrix Laboratories Limited (a Mylan company) of India and Aspen Pharmacare of South Africa to manufacture, market and distribute the investigational non-nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor rilpivirine hydrochloride (TMC278), pending its approval for use with other antiretroviral agents in...

2010-11-23 13:28:42

Successful trial provides proof of concept for oral use of antiretrovirals in preventing HIV infections in men who have sex with men CONRAD is pleased to join in congratulating the Global iPrEx study team for their successful trial of oral tenofovir (TDF) with emtricitabine (FTC) for HIV prevention. Results of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) sponsored study were announced today in the New England Journal of Medicine. Daily use of the widely used antiretroviral combination pill was...

2010-11-23 12:49:18

The results of the iPrEx PrEP effectiveness trial of once-daily TDF/FTC (brand name Truvada) in gay men, transgender women and other men who have sex with men are a landmark in HIV prevention research. The results, released on November 23, showed that TDF/FTC reduced risk of HIV infection by an average of 43.8%. This was calculated by looking at rates of infections among participants who received TDF/FTC plus a standard prevention package compared to those in the placebo arm who received a...

2010-10-27 07:00:00

BURLINGTON, Mass., Oct. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources, one of the world's leading research and advisory firms for pharmaceutical and healthcare issues, finds that the HIV drug market will experience an average annual increase of 3.1 percent from 2009 to 2014 in the United States, France, Germany, Italy, Spain, United Kingdom and Japan. Thereafter, market growth will slow to 2.2 percent annually from 2014 through 2019, owing largely to the generic erosion of several key...

2010-09-21 11:33:45

Higher clinical trial drop-out rates among women remain a concern A new landmark study, which demonstrated it is possible to recruit large numbers of women into a clinical trial evaluating treatments for HIV infection, found no significant gender-based differences in response to the anti-HIV drugs darunavir and ritonavir "” at least among those who remained in the trial to the end. However, women dropped out of the GRACE (Gender, Race and Clinical Experience) study at higher rates than...


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  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
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