Sarà rimborsabile il Sovaldi, il nuovo e costosissimo farmaco per l‘Epatite C. L’Agenzia Italiana del Farmaco ha trovato l’accordo con la casa farmaceutica che lo produce, la Gilead Sciences. Il prezzo del Sofosbuvir (così si chiama il principio attivo), già calato da 58 mila a 37 mila euro per ciclo terapeutico, aveva scatenato le proteste delle associazioni dei malati.
A study of gay men in Ireland that has investigated the prevalence of infection
with human papillomavirus (HPV), some types of which cause genital warts
and cervical, anal and oral cancers, concludes that 47% of HIV-positive and 64%
of HIV-negative gay…
associated with falls in viral load and increases in CD4 count and haemoglobin, in
pregnant women living with HIV and receiving antiretroviral therapy (ART), according
to the results of a study conducted in Rwanda and published in the online edition
of Clinical Infectious Diseases.
Albendazole – a cheap treatment for helminth infections –
Men who have sex with men (MSM) living in London have
particularly poor sexual health and this is worsening, Public Health England
warn in a report published yesterday. The report calls on commissioners and
providers of sexual health services to focus on the needs of this group: “Improving
sexual health in MSM should be
HIV infection is
associated with an increased risk of several diseases of old age, according to
Dutch research published in the online edition of Clinical Infectious Diseases.
Researchers compared the risk of cardiovascular, renal (kidney) and bone dis…