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Research supports offering PEP in advance in case of risk

Providing a prescription of post-exposure prophylaxis (PEP) in advance of potential exposures to HIV may be a feasible HIV prevention strategy for individuals who occasionally put themselves at high risk of contracting the virus, according to Canadian research published in AIDS. The study involved 79 people were given “post-exposure prophylaxis in pocket” (PIP) over a three-year period. A fifth took PEP,… Read More »

The case for getting fitter — not slimmer: Why our obsession with weight could be a mistake

“There is a general consensus out there that a fat person is basically a premature death waiting to happen.” Dr. Glenn Gaesser is on the phone from Arizona State University in Phoenix, where the professor, exercise physiologist and author of Big Fat Lies: The Truth About Your Weight and Health is known for challenging the… Read More »

UK’s Vectura wins patent infringement case against GlaxoSmithKline in U.S

(Reuters) – British drugmaker Vectura Group Plc said on Saturday that it won a patent infringement litigation case against GlaxoSmithKline Plc in the United States and has been awarded $ 89.7 million in damages for the period from August 2016 through December 2018. A jury trial in a Delaware district court on Friday found that… Read More »