Month: September 2007

New HIV Drug Info- From Clinical Care Options

CCR5 Antagonists (Maraviroc and Vicriviroc) CCR5 antagonists block viral binding to the CCR5 chemokine coreceptor. Several CCR5 antagonists have been tested in clinical trials. In August 2007, maraviroc was approved for use in multidrug-resistant patients with R5-only virus. A phase IIb/III trial of this agent in treatment-experienced patients has been reported.[4,5] A phase IIb/III study …

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Facial Reconstruction Options in the Us- Sept 2007

These are some contacts Silikon 1000 : https://www.derekjones.com or www.resderm.com or https://www.orentreich.com/ (use off label in the US) Bioalcamid in Canada (several cities) https://www.faceforward.ca/ or Mexico (monterrey)[email protected] (not FDA approved in the US yet) PMMA in Mexico (tijuana) [email protected] ( product approved in the US: Artefill, but very expensive!) Sculptra : https://sculptra.com/US/Index.jsp (FDA approved for …

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Health Insurance Resources for HIV Positive People (non ADAP)

The Georgetown University Health Policy Institute has written A CONSUMER GUIDE FOR GETTING AND KEEPING HEALTH INSURANCE for each state and the District of Columbia — fifty-one in all. These Consumer Guides are available at this web site and will be updated periodically as changes in federal and state policy warrant. https://healthinsuranceinfo.net/ I hear this …

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Should pharmaceutical employees be allowed to lecture about their products?

I am seeing a very strong trend of allowing pharmaceutical employees to speak to clinician and patient groups about their products in lectures set up by industry. I have attended many CME based and non CME lectures and I can say that I have hardly seen a neutral or unbiased lecture when a pharma employee …

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