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2010-06-17 12:42:54

Findings in Botswana study suggest women taking antiretroviral drug combinations can breastfeed safely.

2010-02-16 09:10:28

A new international study reported in PLoS Medicine confirms that a single dose of nevirapine (sdNVP) can lead to HIV treatment failure in women who receive the drug to prevent transmission of the AIDS virus to their infants.

2009-10-27 12:08:39

In a clinical trial investigating mother-to-child HIV transmission in South Africa published this week in PLoS Medicine, Neil Martinson (of the Perinatal HIV Research Unit, Soweto, South Africa) and colleagues find that adding two other antiretroviral drugs to single dose nevirapine – an antiretroviral drug given to women and newborn children during labor and delivery to prevent transmission – is effective in reducing the drug resistance that nevirapine causes when used by itself.

2009-07-20 07:00:00

CAPE TOWN, South Africa, July 20 /PRNewswire/ -- New data became available today at the 5(th) International AIDS Society Conference from ARTEN (Atazanavir/Ritonavir on a background of Tenofovir and Emtricitabine [Truvada(R)] versus Nevirapine).

2009-01-06 11:33:23

Babies born to HIV-positive mothers and given the antiretroviral drug nevirapine through the first six weeks of life to prevent infection via breast-feeding are at high risk for developing drug-resistant HIV if they get infected anyway, a team of researchers report. But the investigators highlight the proven superiority of the six-week regimen in preventing mother-to-child HIV transmission in breast-fed infants.In a study led by researchers at Johns Hopkins Children's Center, risks of drug...

2008-10-23 06:00:27

Although once praised for its efficacy even in highly treatment-experienced patients, Fuzeon's high cost and cumbersome mode of administration have restricted its overall growth.

2008-08-07 15:00:12

MEXICO CITY and SAN DIEGO, Aug. 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Ardea Biosciences, Inc.

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