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2013-12-19 10:38:09

Biological markers confirm behavioral data; underscore drug's effectiveness In 2012 the HIV antiretroviral drug Truvada became the first and only medication approved by the FDA for HIV prevention. Led by Gladstone Institutes' Investigator Robert Grant, MD, MPH, this research was hailed as an important step towards reducing the worldwide HIV/AIDS epidemic. Now, a new study provides further proof that regular Truvada use can reduce one's risk for contracting HIV—without increasing sexual...

FDA Approves Sovaldi For Treatment Of Chronic Hepatitis C
2013-12-08 07:27:34

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports – Your Universe Online Sovaldi (sofosbuvir), a new drug that can treat hepatitis C infections, has been approved for sale by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA), agency officials confirmed on Friday. According to Kim Painter of USA Today, the medication is manufactured by Gilead Sciences and “can be paired with other drugs to make treatment of the liver-damaging disease faster, easier and more effective.” Dr. Edward Cox, director of the...

2013-12-05 23:04:28

Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: Drug Delivery Partnering Terms and Agreements. London (PRWEB) December 05, 2013 The Drug Delivery Partnering Terms and Agreements report provides comprehensive understanding and unprecedented access to the drug delivery partnering deals and agreements entered into by the worlds leading healthcare companies. The report provides a detailed understanding and analysis of how and why companies enter drug delivery partnering deals....

New Technology Combining Contraception, HIV And Herpes Simplex Virus-2 Prevention
2013-11-12 12:19:08

CONRAD Multipurpose prevention technologies featured at AAPS Annual Meeting and International Conference on Family Planning CONRAD Head of drug delivery, Meredith Clark, PhD, today presented preclinical data on a new intravaginal ring that provides contraception as well as HIV-1 and HSV-2 prevention at the 2013 American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists (AAPS) Annual Meeting and Exposition in San Antonio, Texas. This multipurpose prevention technology (MPT) can remain in the...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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