Tag Archives: Drugs

It’s possible to end HIV epidemics among people who inject drugs in low- and middle-income countries

HIV incidence is below 0.1% per year among people who inject drugs in a large Vietnamese city, Professor Don Des Jarlais and colleagues report in the December issue of AIDS. They say the data clearly demonstrate that it is possible to achieve very low HIV incidence – ‘to end an HIV epidemic’ – among people… Read More »

COVID antibody drugs from Lilly and Regeneron won’t do much to boost their top lines: analysts

When Eli Lilly won emergency use authorization for its COVID-19 antibody drug, bamlanivimab, earlier this week, beating Regeneron to the finish line in a closely watched race, it was viewed as both good news and bad news. Now that Wall Street analysts have had a couple of days to digest the approval, some have concluded… Read More »

All about monoclonal antibody drugs — the experimental treatment that may have turned Trump’s COVID-19 around

Article content continued “It’s entirely possible that by the time you’re giving it, you’re giving it too late.” Medical technicians work at a drive-through COVID-19 testing facility at the Regeneron Pharmaceuticals company’s Westchester campus in Tarrytown, New York, September 17, 2020. Photo by Brendan McDermid/Reuters/File That Trump got something wholly experimental has raised eyebrows, but… Read More »

New technique in which drugs make bacteria glow could help fight antibiotic resistance

New technique in which drugs make bacteria glow could help fight antibiotic resistance. A new technique could help reduce antibiotic prescribing by predicting which drugs could be effective in fighting bacteria within minutes. Scientists at the University of Exeter have developed the method, which allows users to see whether a bacterium is likely to respond… Read More »