Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) is a retrovirus that infects cells of the human immune system, destroying or damaging its function. There is no symptom at the beginning of HIV infection, but as the infection progresses, the immune system begins to weaken. The final stage of infection is the acquired… Continue Reading Can immunotherapy create a miracle to cure AIDS?
In November last year, the Financial Times discussed some of the characteristics of the transformation of the Chinese pharmaceutical industry at the “2018 Pharmaceutical & Biotechnology Summit” held in London. At the meeting, the host threw out a poll of “When do you think China might become an important… Continue Reading The new road of Chinese pharmaceutical companies
Drug: maraviroc Magazine: Cell Highlights: 1) First confirmed that CCR5 gene is associated with stroke rehabilitation 2) HIV drug maraviroc can promote recovery of mice from stroke 3) First reported the function of CCR5 in the human brain Stroke is an acute cerebrovascular disease caused by sudden rupture… Continue Reading Are HIV drugs used for “stroke rehabilitation”? Cell first confirmed that the genes edited by He Jiankui affect the human brain
Azithromycin is a macrolide antibiotic commonly used in outpatient clinics. At present, a clinical use is popular. Azithromycin is orally administered for 3 days and stopped for 4 days. Is this usage correct? I. When can azithromycin be used? Azithromycin against Gram-positive bacteria (Staphylococcus aureus, Group A hemolytic… Continue Reading Azithromycin, eat 3 days and stop for 4 days, is this usage correct?
Cimetidine, also known as Methylene guanidine, is a H2 receptor blocker commonly used in primary clinical practice. It has preventive and protective effects against corrosive gastritis caused by chemical stimulation, and stress gastric ulcer and upper digestion. The bleeding also has obvious curative effect and is therefore widely used… Continue Reading 23 clinical new uses of cimetidine
I. Sulfasalazine Mainly used for inflammatory bowel disease, rheumatoid polyarthritis, hemorrhagic proctitis. 1. Usage and dosage The initial dose is 1~2g per day, divided into 3~4 times orally; in the first few weeks, gradually increase the dose to 3~4g a day, orally 3~4 times; after the symptoms improve, it… Continue Reading The first dose of these drugs must be reduced
On February 19, Intercept announced that olbecholic acid (OCA) has achieved positive results in the mid-phase analysis of the key phase III REGENERATE study of patients with nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH) with grade 2 to 3 liver fibrosis. Efficacy data from the primary endpoint showed: 1) At the 18th month… Continue Reading NASH’s new drug wins its first phase III clinical victory, and Abecholic acid is about to open a $40 billion market
On February 14, Merck announced the interim results of the Ib/II umbrella study KEYNOTE-365 at the American Society of Clinical Oncology Urology Tumor Symposium (ASCO GU). KEYNOTE-365 is a developmental, multicenter, multi-cohort, non-randomized study evaluating the efficacy of a fixed dose of Keytruda (200 mg once every 3 weeks)… Continue Reading Merck initiates the largest clinical trial of PD-1/PD-L1 prostate cancer
Drug: SA-4-1BBL Magazine: Cancer Research Highlights: A new immunotherapy that promises to prevent multiple cancers T cells play an important role in the defense against cancer, and their activation is regulated by ligand-receptor interactions on macrophages in T cells, dendritic cells, tumor cells, and tumor microenvironments. . These… Continue Reading US scientists confirm for the first time: immunotherapy is expected to prevent multiple cancers
When BMS paid for the acquisition of Celgene in early January, investors who were not optimistic about the deal considered a big risk that Celgene’s blockbuster drug Revlimid faced a patent challenge and sales would shrink sharply. But a recent US Patent and Trademark Office (PTO) decision has given… Continue Reading The lenalidomide patent challenge threatens to be temporarily lifted! Dr. Reddy’s three patent challenges were invalidated