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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 »

LabCorp mobile app lets patients put health data on iPhone

LabCorp has introduced a mobile app that aids patients in moving their health records to their iPhones, making it easy to access test results. That’s just the start, as the app—currently in beta stage testing—also will give access to information from healthcare organizations that get services from LabCorp, covering patients’ allergies, medical conditions, immunizations, medications,… Read More »

Problematic PR releases: As evidence lags on proton therapy, hospitals lure patients with anecdotes and high-tech appeals

October 17, 2018 Posted By Categories Mary Chris Jaklevic is a reporter-editor at HealthNewsReview.org. She tweets as @mcjaklevic. A recent news release from Michigan’s Beaumont Medical Center shared the story of an 8-year-old girl with a brain tumor who traveled from Hawaii to be treated at the hospital’s proton therapy center. Its heart-warming details include… Read More »