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Guidelines: Guides to Profit?

Guidelines: Guides to Profit?

Filed under: drug addiction treatment act of 2000

Guidelines written by conflicted panels have encouraged prescribing highly addictive narcotic painkillers to treat long-term chronic pain — an area where the safety and effectiveness of the drugs remain unproven. OxyContin …. Increased political …
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Funding slowdown threatens to roll back progress made in combating malaria

Filed under: drug addiction treatment act of 2000

A mother and her baby beside an insecticide-treated bed net distributed by UNICEF. Photo: UNICEF/Jan … “We must act with urgency and determination to keep this tremendous progress from slipping out of our grasp.” The funding slowdown … WHO said the …
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Pioneering AIDS Activist Spencer Cox Dead At 44

Filed under: drug addiction treatment act of 2000

Spencer Cox, an early spokesman for the AIDS Coalition to Unleash Power (ACT UP) and co-founder of the Treatment Action Group (TAG), died Tuesday morning from AIDS-related causes at Columbia Presbyterian. He was 44. Cox's HIV infection was initially …
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ViroPharma and Halozyme Therapeutics Announce Initiation of Phase 2b Dose

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Qualified subjects will be randomized into one of two 8-week treatment sequences of either 1000 U Cinryze with 24,000 U rHuPH20 or 2000 U Cinryze with 48,000 U rHuPH20 as a twice weekly SC injection. Each subject will participate for approximately 6 …
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