A nine-year-old South African child who was diagnosed with HIV infection at one month of age and received anti-HIV treatment during infancy has suppressed the virus without anti-HIV drugs for eight and a half years, scientists reported today at the 9th IAS Conference on HIV Science in Paris.
Melanoma is the most serious type of skin cancer. It’s more likely than others to invade nearby tissues and spread. It can spread to lymph nodes, which are part of the immune system, and then to other parts of the body through lymph vessels. If cancer is found in any lymph nodes, therapy choices may be more aggressive.
I Centri per la Prevenzione e il Controllo delle Malattie (CDC) americani pubblicano ogni due anni la versione aggiornata del volume “CDC Health Information for International Travel”, conosciuto anche con il nome di Yellow Book.
Scientists have demonstrated how an investigational drug works against a rare, fatal genetic disease, Niemann-Pick type C1 (NPC1). They found that a closely related compound will activate an enzyme, AMPK, triggering a cellular “recycling” system that helps reduce elevated cholesterol and other accumulated fats in the brains and livers of NPC1 patients, which are hallmarks associated with severe neurological problems.
Relentless flaky, itchy, bumpy, dry skin is a daily issue for people with eczema. Also known as atopic dermatitis, eczema is an inflammatory skin condition. It affects an estimated 30% of the U.S. population, mostly children and adolescents. Severe atopic dermatitis is a less common form of eczema that can be severely debilitating and may also be accompanied by frequent infections and severe immune system defects.
Tourette syndrome is a neurological disorder that is usually diagnosed in childhood. It causes repetitive, involuntary movements or noises called tics. Many with Tourette syndrome experience other problems including inattention, hyperactivity, and impulsivity, as well as obsessive-compulsive symptoms such as intrusive thoughts and worries. Symptoms are usually worst during the early teen years, with improvements for most people in the late teens and early adulthood.
Shire International GmbH has obtained a preliminary injunction in a court of Hamburg, Germany against F. Hoffmann-La Roche Ltd. (Roche) to address incomplete and misleading statements that may impact important issues of patient safety regarding the investigational treatment emicizumab.