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Shorter, less toxic treatment for highly drug-resistant TB cures nine out of ten

A six-month oral treatment regimen that limits exposure to the toxic drug linezolid can achieve a high cure rate in people with highly drug-resistant tuberculosis (TB), Dr Francesca Conradie of Sizwe Tropical Diseases Hospital, Johannesburg, told the 11th International AIDS Society Conference on HIV Science (IAS 2021) on Wednesday. Eighty-nine percent of study participants remained… Read More »

Chiesi Global Rare Diseases Announces FDA Approval of Ferriprox (deferiprone) for Treatment of Transfusional Iron Overload due to Sickle Cell Disease

May 1, 2021 Approval is based on demonstrated reduction in liver iron concentration Expanded indications for patients with sickle cell disease or other anemias, as well as thalassemia – BOSTON, May 1, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Chiesi Global Rare Diseases, a business unit of Chiesi Farmaceutici S.p.A., an international research-focused healthcare Group (Chiesi Group), announced today… Read More »

FDA Approves Ponvory (ponesimod) for the Treatment of Adults with Relapsing Multiple Sclerosis

FDA Approves Ponvory (ponesimod) for the Treatment of Adults with Relapsing Multiple Sclerosis TITUSVILLE, N.J. – (March 19, 2021) – The Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved Ponvory™ (ponesimod), a once-daily oral selective sphingosine-1-phosphate receptor 1 (S1P1) modulator, to treat adults with relapsing… Read More »