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A more family-friendly workplace ‘essential’ to children’s wellbeing post-pandemic – UNICEF

A more family-friendly workplace is essential for children’s wellbeing and critical to post-pandemic recovery, Chambers Ireland and UNICEF said.  he organisations have teamed up to encourage companies to invest in measures to produce the productivity and longevity of their employees by implementing family-friendly protocols. They have launched a guide that business leaders can follow. It… Read More »

Acadia’s surprise Nuplazid snag—and subsequent cold shoulder at FDA—beg more questions than answers

On March 3, Acadia Pharmaceuticals expected the first draft of a new label for review from the FDA, one of the final steps on Nuplazid’s way to a lucrative new indication. Instead, it got a deficiency letter. And not much more information from the FDA  since then. Nuplazid, currently approved to treat hallucinations and delusions… Read More »

More weight gain in people starting HIV treatment with newer integrase inhibitors or darunavir

A US study has concluded that weight gain is greater by around 2 to 4 kg in HIV-positive people taking bictegravir or dolutegravir as part of their first antiretroviral therapy (ART), compared to their counterparts using other drug regimens. A similar effect was reported in those using the protease inhibitor darunavir. The study led by… Read More »

UK: Black people less likely to be engaged in HIV care, with more cases of viral rebound

There are ethnic disparities in relation to two key indicators of the quality of HIV care, but there are no differences in viral suppression within a year of starting treatment, Dr Rageshri Dhairyawan told the virtual British HIV Association (BHIVA) conference yesterday. Although the differences are not large, dealing with them is necessary if the… Read More »