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Antiviral drugs could slow Alzheimer's disease by Susan Berg Posted Wed 19 Oct 2011 12:00am Here is a great for caregivers and healthcare professinals, Here is information on being the best caregiver you can be Here is a way for nurses administrators, social workers and other health care professionals to get an easyceu or two Follow Alzheimers1 on twitter University of Manchester Antiviral drugs used to targe ... Read on »
Avian Flu Becoming More Resistant to Antiviral Drugs by Ed H. Doctor of Pharmacy Posted Sun 11 Jan 2009 2:53pm Researchers using Google Earth technology are able to visually chart individual outbreaks of the avian flu as it has spread outward from China over the past decade, including gene mutations that are causing a resistance to a major class of antiviral drugs. A new University of Colorado at Boulder study shows the resistance of the avian flu viru ... Read on »
What price antiviral drugs? by Vincent Racaniello Posted Wed 28 May 2014 12:00am The Federal Drug Administration of the US approves new drugs solely on the basis of safety and effectiveness, with no value assessment. Pharmaceutical companies may set their drug prices based mainly on what the market will bear. Nevertheless, the announcement that Gilead Sciences would price their just-approved, anti-hepatitis C virus (HCV) d ... Read on »
Antiviral drugs may slow Alzheimer’s progression (The University of Manchester) by Cheryl Patient Expert Posted Mon 17 Oct 2011 6:53pm Antiviral drugs may slow Alzheimer’s progression (The University of Manchester) 'via Blog this' Read on »
Antiviral Drugs May Slow Alzheimer’s Progression by Ed H. Doctor of Pharmacy Posted Mon 17 Oct 2011 10:03pm Antiviral drugs used to target the herpes virus could be effective at slowing the progression of Alzheimer’s disease (AD), a new study shows. The University of Manchester scientists have previously shown that the herpes simplex virus type 1 (HSV1) is a risk factor for Alzheimer’s when it is present in the brains of people who have a specifi ... Read on »
Emergency Use Authorization Issued for new, unlicensed antiviral drug Peramivir by Meryl Nass Posted Sat 24 Oct 2009 10:05pm From the Globe and Mail, Canada:  Peramivir first new antiviral in years. This might be excellent:  it might be just what severely ill patients with swine flu need.  However, before using this unlicensed drug, wouldn't you like to know what data exist on its safety and efficacy?  What do we know about iv zanamivir and oseltamvir safety an ... Read on »
Emergency Use Authorization Issued for new, unlicensed antiviral drug Peramivir by Meryl Nass Posted Wed 04 Nov 2009 10:06pm From the Globe and Mail, Canada:  Peramivir first new antiviral in years. This might be excellent:  it might be just what severely ill patients with swine flu need.  However, before using this unlicensed drug, wouldn't you like to know what data exist on its safety and efficacy?  What do we know about iv zanamivir and oseltamvir safety ... Read on »
Antiviral Drug May Extend Brain Cancer Survival, Researchers Say by Medline Plus Posted Wed 04 Sep 2013 5:00pm But further studies needed before recommending Valcyte for treating glioblastoma Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Brain Cancer , Medicines , Viral Infections Read on »
Interim Guidance on the Use of Influenza Antiviral Agents During the 2010-2011 Influenza Season by Health & Human Services Posted Tue 16 Nov 2010 12:00pm The following guidance on the use of influenza antiviral drugs for the prevention and control of influenza during the 2010-2011 season has been submitted to the Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR) and will appear in that publication at a later date. Read on »
A Brief Primer on Antivirals in Children by Poh Tin Tan Posted Thu 28 Jul 2011 2:29am From Medscape Infectious Diseases > Expert Reviews and Commentary Ravi Jhaveri, MD 18th July 2011 The world of antiviral drugs is rapidly changing with over 20 antiviral agents and 25 antiretroviral agents currently approved by the US Food and Drug Administration. Key to appropriately utilizing these agents is an understa ... Read on »