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How hearing loss treatment can help Alzheimer's patients

Hearing loss can further challenge communication with Alzheimer’s patients. In patients with Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia, the brain is attacked and everyday functions become impossible or extremely difficult. According to the Alzheimer’s Association, a startling 5.7 million people in the United States suffer from Alzheimer’s and other dementia diseases, costing the nation about $ 277… Read More »

Patients and industry fret over drug supplies, if no Brexit deal

LONDON (Reuters) – Consumers and the pharmaceuticals industry alike are anxious about medicine supplies, if there is no deal on Britain’s departure from the European Union. FILE PHOTO: Protesters demonstrate against the possible stockpiling of medecines and food in the event of a no-deal Brexit in London, Britain. Aug 22, 2018. REUTERS/Peter Nicholls/File Photo While… Read More »

Prolonged HIV suppression is possible using ibalizumab, analysis of highly drug-resistant patients shows

A treatment regimen containing ibalizumab (Trogarzo), a monoclonal antibody designed to block HIV, led to substantial viral load reductions in a majority of highly treatment-experienced people with few treatment options left, Dr Zvi Cohen of Theratechnologies reported at the International Congress on Drug Therapy in HIV Infection (HIV Glasgow) on Wednesday. Fifteen out of 40… Read More »