Tenofovir: A New and Cheaper HIV Treatment

Tenofovir: A New and Cheaper HIV Treatment

The costlier treatment for HIV won't be costly anymore. The scientists have come up with the chemistry which can be used to synthesize a key drug, tenofovir, reducing the cost of manufacturing it. This initiative was taking by The Clinton Health Access Initiative, founded by former President Bill Clinton and was funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and the UK government.

Royal Hobart Hospital Reporting Gastroenteritis Epidemic

Royal Hobart Hospital Reporting Gastroenteritis Epidemic

The Royal Hobart Hospital had reported an epidemic of gastroenteritis in the Psychiatry Department while closed the admissions for the Department of Psychological Medicine and Psychiatric Intensive Care Unit. Although, the move has not affected the visits to the Department of Psychiatry rather visitors are urged to limit their trips.

Foster Carers in Demand

Foster Carers in Demand

The campaign Foster Care Fortnight is scheduled to be held from 16th May to 29th May, 2011. The annual awareness-raising campaign is aiming at encouraging a diverse range of people with the right skills and qualities to foster to come forward to meet the needs of children in care.

Simponi to be Used for Treatment for Rheumatoid Arthritis

Simponi to be Used for Treatment for Rheumatoid Arthritis

It has come to light that UK drugs spending watchdog, Nice, has changed its mind about making a new treatment for rheumatoid arthritis (RA) available on the NHS. Last October, Nice, turned down Simponi. But in a new draft guidance has changed its mind as a result of new clinical and cost evidence being put forward by the manufacturer, Merck.

First-Time Fathers Happy to Kill Sleep to Feed Wailing Baby, Says Baby Show Survey

Killing sleep in the night to pacify newly born wailing baby saps energy out of the first-time parents, says the Baby Show survey. As per the survey report conducted on 2,000 UK parents, nearly half of the parents struggle to feel high level of energy and over third have claimed that lack of sleep has affected their relation.


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