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Gilead’s freshly approved Biktarvy faces patent hurdle

Feb 17, 2018 , Drug Store News - Retail
Gilead Sciences’ new HIV treatment Biktarvy has been approved by the Food and Drug Administration — but its novel component is also the subject of patent infringement litigation from GSK. Read More...
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Queen's University Announces Novel Drug Delivery System With Potential To Reduce Rates of HIV

Feb 16, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis (or PrEP) is when people at very high risk for HIV take HIV medicines daily to lower their chances of getting infected. PrEP can stop HIV from taking hold and spreading throughout the body. Queen’s, along with their collaborators, PATH, ViiV Healthcare, the Population C......
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Benadryl vs. Zyrtec

Feb 15, 2018 , RxList
Benadryl (diphenhydramine) and Zyrtec (cetirizine hydrochloride) are antihistamines used to treat allergy symptoms, such as itching, hives, runny nose, watery eyes, and sneezing from hay fever (allergic rhinitis) and other allergies, such as allergies to molds and dust...
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Benadryl vs. Allegra

Feb 14, 2018 , RxList
Benadryl (diphenhydramine) and Allegra (fexofenadine hydrochloride) are antihistamines used to treat allergic symptoms of seasonal allergic rhinitis (sneezing, runny nose, itchy or watery eyes), and hives. Benadryl is also used to treat insomnia, motion sickness, and mild cases of Parkinsonism....
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Benadryl vs. Claritin

Feb 14, 2018 , RxList
Benadryl (diphenhydramine) and Claritin (loratadine) are antihistamines used to treat allergy symptoms, such as itching, hives, runny nose, watery eyes, and sneezing from hay fever (allergic rhinitis) and other allergies, such as allergies to molds and dust mites. Benadryl is also used to treat insomnia, motion sickness, and mild cases of Parkinsonism. A main difference between Benadryl and Claritin is that Claritin tends to cause less drowsiness and sedation than...
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Benadryl vs. Sudafed

Feb 14, 2018 , RxList
Benadryl (diphenhydramine) and Sudafed (pseudoephedrine HCI) are used to treat nasal congestion due to allergies. Benadryl is also an antihistamine used to treat other allergy symptoms (including hives, itching, watery eyes), insomnia, motion sickness, and mild cases of Parkinsonism. Sudafed is also used to relieve nasal congestion due to the common cold. Benadryl and Sudafed belong to different drug classes. Benadryl is an antihistamine and Sudafed is a decongestant. Benadryl and Sudafed are...
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Benadryl vs. Vistaril

Feb 14, 2018 , RxList
Benadryl (diphenhydramine) and Vistaril (hydroxyzine pamoate) are antihistamines used to treat allergic skin reactions such as hives or contact dermatitis. Benadryl is also used to treat insomnia, motion sickness, and mild cases of Parkinsonism. Vistaril is also used as a sedative to treat anxiety and tension, or to control nausea and vomiting. Vistaril is also used together with other medications given for anesthesia....
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Acetaminophen May Help Reduce Postoperative Shivering

Feb 10, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Administering acetaminophen, such as Tylenol, during surgery may reduce the incidence of postoperative shivering, suggests a study that was presented at the ANESTHESIOLOGY® 2017 annual meeting. Chills and shivering are a common side effect that happens when patients regain consciousness after surge......
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HIV Treatment Prognosis and Prevention

Feb 09, 2018 , eMedicine Health
HIV Treatment, Prognosis, and...
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HIV Symptoms Signs and Diagnosis

Feb 09, 2018 , eMedicine Health
HIV Symptoms, Signs, and...
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Gilead Versus Glaxo: See You In Court

Feb 09, 2018 , Forbes
The FDA approved a much-anticipated once-daily HIV medication from Gilead Sciences, ratcheting up its battle against GlaxoSmithKline for market share. Glaxo’s response? A...
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U.S. FDA approves Gilead triple HIV drug, rival files lawsuit

Feb 08, 2018 , Reuters
(Reuters) - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday approved Biktarvy, Gilead Sciences Inc's once-daily, triple-combination tablet for treatment of HIV infection, paving the way for the biotech company to capture more of the multibillion-dollar HIV drug market....
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GlaxoSmithKline sees light at end of Advair tunnel

Feb 08, 2018 , Reuters
LONDON (Reuters) - GlaxoSmithKline sees growth strengthening over the next few years as the drugmaker weathers increased competition in its core respiratory and HIV businesses that could cause earnings to dip this year....
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African-Americans disproportionately endangered by HIV/AIDS

Feb 08, 2018 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - African-Americans are far more likely than other Americans to be infected with HIV but far less likely to get life-saving treatments that stop the virus’ spread, a new U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report finds....
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Fake doctor suspected of infecting at least 33 people with HIV

Feb 08, 2018 , CNN Health
At least 33 people have tested positive for HIV in northern India after a fake doctor allegedly used a tainted needle while treating them....
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State Highlights: Fla. Rep. Paves Way For Coverage of HIV Drug; Rulings Strike Blow To 2 Ohio Abortion Clinics

Feb 08, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Media outlets report on news from Florida, Ohio, Iowa, Maryland, California, New Hampshire, Colorado, New York, Virginia, Massachusetts and...
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Chemically Modified Drug Shows Promise For HIV Treatment And Elimination

Feb 07, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
In a significant breakthrough that could hasten an eventual HIV cure, a research team at the University of Nebraska Medical Center has changed the chemical structure of an existing antiviral drug to facilitate it in reaching cells and tissues where HIV resides. The discovery is detailed in the issu......
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Quick HIV Detection Method Could Diagnose Early Disease

Feb 03, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
A test capable of detecting HIV early using more efficient, robust methods has been developed by researchers at Imperial. The test in question could also be adapted to be used in other infectious diseases such as Ebola and Zika. In recent years, diseases such as Ebola and Zika have caused wide-sca......
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Health campaigners decry global HIV fund's deal with Heineken

Feb 02, 2018 , Reuters
LONDON (Reuters) - International health campaigners and alcohol concern groups called on a major global HIV and malaria fund on Thursday to end immediately a partnership it had signed with the Dutch brewer Heineken....
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Scientists Zero in on Better Saliva-Based HIV Test

Jan 30, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: Scientists Zero in on Better Saliva-Based HIV TestCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/29/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/29/2018 12:00:00...
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