NIH FUNDS PUBLIC PRIVATE PARTNERSHIP – The National Institutes of Health is funding ten drug companies and seven non-profit organizations to collaborate in research seeking breakthroughs in Alzheimer’s disease, Type 2 diabetes, rheumatoid arthritis and lupus. The $230 million five year program requires participates to share data in regular conference calls and meetings to share findings in […]
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FDA APPROVES FIRST NUCLEOTIDE INHIBITOR TO TREAT HCV – The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved the first- nucleotide analog inhibitor sofosbuvir, brand named – Sovaldi – to treat adults with chronic Hepatitis C infection, genotypes (GT) 1-4. For patients with chronic HCV 2 and 3 the great news is that treatment with sofosbuvir […]
CHIKUNGUNYA ARRIVES IN THE CARIBBEAN – On December 13, 2013, the New York Times reported that Chikungunya, a virus transmitted by the Tiger mosquito — and endemic to Africa, India and South East Asia — has appeared for the first time in the Caribbean, on the island of St. Martin. Chikungunya, translated as “that which […]