Small Doses: The Weekly News You Need to Know
Small Doses: The Weekly News You Need to KnowSmall doses is a weekly slideshow of the news you may have missed, made just for you and your busy lifestyle.
'I love my job,' says UCSF expert in HIV/AIDS, HCVBetty J. Dong, clinician, researcher, professor, and recipient of many honors, talks about her practice of pharmacy and public health.
Facial lipodystrophy treatment ‘life-changing’ for HIV patientsPoly-L-lactic acid (PLLA)- based injectable gives HIV/AIDS patients suffering from disfiguring facial lipodystrophy hope. Dr. Cheryl M. Burgess talks technique.
Drugmakers debate pricing, legislationPharmaceutical companies are battling state legislation that would require state programs such as Medicaid to pay no more than other Federal government programs for drugs.
Skin may provide first clues to systemic illness
Skin may provide first clues to systemic illnessWhen systemic illnesses present with cutaneous manifestations, dermatologists have an opportunity to play a pivotal role in fast, accurate identification and diagnosis.
Turing reverses decision on 5,000% drug price hikeThe latest specialty drug pricing debate centers around Daraprim for toxoplasmosis infections, the price of which skyrocketed 5,000% within a month.
HIV/AIDS drugs reclassified at Aetna, Coventry in FloridaAetna and Coventry Health Care of Florida are reclassifying certain HIV/AIDS medications labeled as specialty drugs to either generic or non-preferred brand drugs, according to Florida Insurance Commissioner Kevin M. McCarty.
HIV drug may also treat AMDA recent study published in Science found that drugs that have been used to treat HIV/AIDS for 30 years can also be used to treat age-related macular degeneration (AMD), as well as other inflammatory disorders, due to previously undiscovered intrinsic and inflammatory activity those drugs possess.
Cigna agrees to lower HIV/AIDS drug costs for FloridiansCigna Health and Life Insurance Co. has agreed to provide some lower-cost drugs for HIV/AIDS patients in Florida who sign up for health insurance coverage for 2015.
New guide for managing HIV/AIDS-related infectionsGuidelines for preventing and treating HIV/AIDS-related opportunistic infections (OIs) in children recently received a facelift. Government agencies and industry associations banded together to update recommendations previously published in 2009.