FDA Approves Cabenuva and Vocabria

FDA Approves Cabenuva (cabotegravir and rilpivirine) Long-Acting Injectable HIV Treatment and Vocabria (cabotegravir) Oral HIV Treatment London, 21 January 2021 – ViiV Healthcare, the global specialist HIV company majority owned by GlaxoSmithKline plc (“GSK”), with Pfizer Inc. and Shionogi Limited as shareholders, today announced that the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved Cabenuva, the first […]

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Hospital Group Mum As Members Pursue Patients With Lawsuits And Debt Collectors

The American Hospital Association, the biggest hospital trade group, says it promotes “best practices” among medical systems to treat patients more effectively and improve community health. But the powerful association has stayed largely silent about hospitals suing thousands of patients for overdue bills, seizing homes or wages and even forcing families into bankruptcy. Atlantic Health […]

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Can COVID-19 vaccines be mixed and matched?

COVID-19 vaccination delays ‘could have been helped by Amazon’ if they intervened sooner: Dr. Siegel Dr. Marc Siegel calls the company’s delay in getting involved until Biden became president a ‘disgrace’ that appears to be politically motivated. Can COVID-19 vaccines be mixed and matched? Health officials say both doses should be of the same vaccine. […]

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National research effort discovers relationship between inflammation, metabolism and scleroderma scarring

Scleroderma, a chronic and currently incurable orphan disease where tissue injury causes potentially lethal skin and lung scarring, remains poorly understood. However, the defining characteristic of systemic sclerosis, the most serious form of scleroderma, is irreversible and progressive scarring that affects the skin and internal organs. Published in iScience, Michigan Medicine’s Scleroderma Program and the […]