Tag Archives: Treatment

HIV treatment choice affects improvement in liver after hepatitis C cure

People with HIV who were cured of hepatitis C experienced greater reductions in liver stiffness if they were taking an antiretroviral regimen that contained a non-nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor (NNRTI), Spanish researchers report in the Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy. Curing hepatitis C infection with direct-acting antiviral treatment can result in improvements in liver health if… Read More »

In Women with Opioid Use Disorder, Treatment Initiated During Pregnancy May Improve Postpartum Outcomes

According to a recent analysis of national data by the Centers for Disease Control, the number of pregnant women with opioid use disorder (as documented at the time of delivery) more than quadrupled from 1999 through 2014. While many women are able to decrease or abstain from opioid use during pregnancy, the first year postpartum… Read More »

HBO’s ‘In Treatment’ to offer meditations, therapeutic content related to show

Loading the player… HBO is taking measures to bring mental health support directly to its viewers while addressing current hot-button issues. “In Treatment,” an HBO original drama series, returns to screens with a modern-day approach tackling the global pandemic and social and cultural issues, 10 years after the last season aired. A dynamic Black woman… Read More »

FDA Approves Lybalvi (olanzapine and samidorphan) for the Treatment of Schizophrenia and Bipolar I Disorder

FDA Approves Lybalvi (olanzapine and samidorphan) for the Treatment of Schizophrenia and Bipolar I Disorder DUBLIN, June 1, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Alkermes plc (Nasdaq: ALKS) today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Lybalvi (olanzapine and samidorphan) for the treatment of adults with schizophrenia and for the treatment of adults with… Read More »

Delayed HIV treatment initiation and protease inhibitors associated with erectile dysfunction in men living with HIV

Delayed HIV treatment initiation, use of protease inhibitors for more than a year, tobacco use and sleep apnoea increase the odds of erectile dysfunction among cisgender men living with HIV, according to the findings of the US Military HIV Natural History Study (NHS), published in HIV Medicine. Although HIV is associated with an increased risk… Read More »