Tag Archives: Treatment

“They’re just making me feel worse”: beliefs about HIV treatment among African and Caribbean people living in the UK

Qualitative research with African and Caribbean individuals living in the UK who have difficulties with adherence has revealed negative perceptions regarding antiretroviral therapy (ART). Interviewees had doubts about the need to take ART and concerns about taking ART, such as disclosure and side effects. Understanding these perceptions could guide future efforts to increase ART uptake… Read More »

Gene testing to guide antidepressant treatment: Has its time arrived?

Depressive disorders are among the most common conditions that disrupt lives. Fortunately, medications, psychotherapies, and lifestyle changes are usually successful in treating depression and related disorders, even if symptoms are not entirely eliminated. Sometimes people don’t gain sufficient relief from treatment, or must try several medications before finding one that works well. In an age… Read More »

FDA Approves Label Update for Crysvita (burosumab) for the Treatment of X-Linked Hypophosphatemia (XLH) in Pediatric Patients 6 Months of Age and Older

Print this page NOVATO, Calif., and TOKYO, Sept. 30, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Ultragenyx Pharmaceutical Inc. (NASDAQ: RARE), a biopharmaceutical company focused on the development of novel products for serious rare and ultra-rare diseases, and Kyowa Kirin Co., Ltd. today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a label expansion for Crysvita (burosumab). The label has been updated to include… Read More »

Breast cancer treatment may ‘send tumour cells to sleep instead of killing them’

Breast cancer treatment may ‘send tumour cells to sleep instead of killing them’ and allow the disease to return years later, study warns Scientists tested cancer cells in the lab in response to hormone therapy  Some of them became dormant, which could explain why cancer returns They also travel round the body easier, which causes… Read More »