Monday, June 26, 2006

PREZISTA Receives U.S. (Diabetes Mellitus) FDA Approval As Part of HIV Combination Therapy


PREZISTA Receives U.S. FDA Approval As Part of HIV Combination Therapy
RedNova - Jun 23 7:28 PM
BRIDGEWATER, N.J., June 23 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted accelerated approval to the anti-HIV medication PREZISTA(TM) (darunavir) tablets. PREZISTA, a protease inhibitor previously known as TMC114, was developed by Tibotec Pharmaceuticals Ltd.Save to My Web

Technique Of Corporeal Excavation For Penile Prosthesis Insertion In Cases Of Severe Corporeal Fibrosis Described
Medical News Today - Jun 25 12:03 AM
UroToday.com - Infection in penile prosthesis implantation is a significant complication, because the entire device often needs to be removed before the infection can be eradicated. The salvage procedure described by Mulcahy has changed the way that infected prostheses are handled but the procedure cannot always be performed. [click link for full article]Save to My Web

PREZISTA Receives U.S. FDA Approval as Part of HIV Combination Therapy
[Press Release] PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance - Jun 23 4:21 PM
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has granted accelerated approval to the anti-HIV medication PREZISTA tablets. PREZISTA, a protease inhibitor previously known as TMC114, was developed by Tibotec Pharmaceuticals Ltd. and will be marketed in the U.S. by Tibotec Therapeutics, a division of Ortho Biotech Products, L.P.Save to My Web

BK Virus Infection in Kidney Transplantation: a Case for Early Intervention
RedNova - Jun 23 5:31 AM
By Schwartz, Susan E; Twining, Lisa M The prognosis for renal allograft survival in a patient with BK virus-associated nephropathy is distressing because nearly 50% of affected grafts are lost.Save to My Web

Researchers Get To Heart Of Tropical Disease
Science Daily - 2 hours, 14 minutes ago
A new study found that mice lacking a gene crucial to the normal functioning of their immune systems didn't become ill when they were exposed to a pathogen that causes a horrendous infection in the liver and the spleen. The pathogen, called Leishmania donovani, infects certain internal organs. The parasite causes visceral leishmaniasis which, if left untreated, is almost always fatal.Save to My Web

Effects of Stress on Family Caregivers: Recognition and Management
Psychiatric Times - Jun 23 3:20 AM
Family caregivers provide unpaid assistance to care recipients who have difficulty with daily functioning because of physical, cognitive, or emotional impairment. Although caregiving varies with a recipient's problems, it usually involves helping with maintenance and/or higher-level activities.Save to My Web

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