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Health Tip: Regain Your Appetite

Posted 21 Jun 2018 by Drugs.com

-- Eating can be a chore if you don't have the appetite. Food may be a lot less appealing if you're sick or taking certain medications. But it's still important to eat a balanced diet. The U.S. National Institute on Aging suggests how to restore your appetite: Get more exercise, which should make you hungrier. Add more flavor to your food – not with salt, but with tasty additions such as lemon ...

Are HIV and AIDS Poised for a Comeback?

Posted 25 Oct 2017 by Drugs.com

WEDNESDAY, Oct. 25, 2017 – The advent of powerful drugs in the mid-1990s brought remarkable gains in survival for HIV patients who had access to the medications. But a team of experts now warns that the global HIV pandemic continues and is at risk of expanding, given the worrisome global rise of HIV resistance to antiretroviral (ART) medications. "Current trends in HIV drug resistance are very ...

Experimental Medicine Might Rescue People With Drug-Resistant HIV

Posted 28 Oct 2016 by Drugs.com

FRIDAY, Oct. 28, 2016 – Researchers report that a new medication might revolutionize the treatment of HIV patients who don't respond to existing drugs. The intravenous drug, known as ibalizumab, is given every two weeks. It's now in the final stage of research required before drug makers can seek U.S. government approval. "These are sick, vulnerable, desperate patients," said study author Dr. ...

Insys Therapeutics Announces FDA Approval of Syndros (dronabinol) Oral Solution

Posted 5 Jul 2016 by Drugs.com

PHOENIX, July 05, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Insys Therapeutics, Inc. (“Insys” or “the Company”) (NASDAQ:INSY) today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Insys’ dronabinol oral solution, Syndros, an orally administered liquid formulation of the pharmaceutical cannabinoid dronabinol, a pharmaceutical version of tetrahydrocannabinol ("THC"). Syndros is approved for ...

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