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Introducing DocMorris Adipositas Care (Obesity Care), a digital hub empowering people with obesity to find relevant care for a better quality of life

The Novo Nordisk and Zur Rose Group collaboration presents DocMorris Adipositas Care, a digital hub which provides people living with obesity a new way to find the right care. Adipositas Care thoughtfully empowers people living with obesity by enabling them to learn about obesity and discover possible care solutions, to link to specialized advisors, doctors… Read More »

How the German Musician Primix Inspires People

Valentin also known as “Primix“ is 20 years old and is a German social media star who has gained popularity through his Youtube videos and his music. With over 250.000 followers on Youtube and Instagram, Primix is deemed as one of the popular influencers in Germany. The artistic career of Primix (https://www.primix.info/) (bourgeois Valentin Hamami,… Read More »

FDA Approves Zegalogue (dasiglucagon) Injection for the Treatment of Severe Hypoglycemia in People with Diabetes

FDA Approves Zegalogue (dasiglucagon) Injection for the Treatment of Severe Hypoglycemia in People with Diabetes Copenhagen, DK and Boston, MA, U.S. March 22, 2021 – Zealand Pharma A/S (Nasdaq: ZEAL) (CVR-no. 20045078,) a biotechnology company aspiring to deliver innovation with novel peptide therapeutics, announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Zegalogue® (dasiglucagon)… Read More »

European PrEP programmes face two big issues: how to get more people coming forward, and how to serve them if they do

There remains a substantial gap throughout Europe between the need and desire for HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) and the number of people actually using it, an online workshop convened towards the end of last year by the European AIDS Clinical Society (EACS) heard. The workshop on PrEP was the second part of its fourth Standard… Read More »

What’s needed to eliminate hepatitis C in people with HIV in Scotland?

To eliminate hepatitis C in people with HIV in Scotland, healthcare providers will need to reach people not on HIV treatment and step up testing for hepatitis C in people who inject drugs, an analysis of Scottish surveillance data published in HIV Medicine shows. Scotland has a high prevalence of hepatitis C among people with… Read More »

Data from routine clinical care shows people with HIV have an increased risk of dementia and that it’s diagnosed at a younger age

The risk of dementia in older age is increased by 58% for people living with HIV compared to their HIV-negative peers, according to US research published in the online edition of AIDS. The average age at dementia diagnosis was much younger for people with HIV: 67 years compared to 78 years for people without HIV.… Read More »

More weight gain in people starting HIV treatment with newer integrase inhibitors or darunavir

A US study has concluded that weight gain is greater by around 2 to 4 kg in HIV-positive people taking bictegravir or dolutegravir as part of their first antiretroviral therapy (ART), compared to their counterparts using other drug regimens. A similar effect was reported in those using the protease inhibitor darunavir. The study led by… Read More »

Glasgow outreach service shows the feasibility of PrEP for people who inject drugs

A proactive, outreach-based service for people who inject drugs has successfully delivered the HIV prevention medication PrEP in the midst of Glasgow’s HIV outbreak, Dr Ceilidh Grimshaw of Sandyford told the virtual British HIV Association conference this week. Very few PrEP programmes for people who inject drugs have reported results and ongoing engagement with healthcare… Read More »