Tag Archives: People

FDA Approves Tukysa (tucatinib) for People with Advanced Unresectable or Metastatic HER2-Positive Breast Cancer

FDA Approves Tukysa (tucatinib) for People with Advanced Unresectable or Metastatic HER2-Positive Breast Cancer Print this page BOTHELL, Wash.–(BUSINESS WIRE) April 17, 2020 — Seattle Genetics, Inc. (Nasdaq:SGEN) today announced the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) granted approval to Tukysa™ (tucatinib) tablets in combination with trastuzumab and capecitabine for adult patients with advanced unresectable… Read More »

How Do COVID-19 Fears Affect People Living With HIV?

An AIDS doctor and researcher in Minnesota says his patients living with HIV are “anxious” and “scared” about contracting COVID-19, the potentially fatal respiratory disease caused by the novel coronavirus. “We’re writing prescriptions at a higher frequency for anxiety-related symptoms and for sleeping and that sort of thing,” said Timothy Schacker, MD, adding that as… Read More »

“They’re just making me feel worse”: beliefs about HIV treatment among African and Caribbean people living in the UK

Qualitative research with African and Caribbean individuals living in the UK who have difficulties with adherence has revealed negative perceptions regarding antiretroviral therapy (ART). Interviewees had doubts about the need to take ART and concerns about taking ART, such as disclosure and side effects. Understanding these perceptions could guide future efforts to increase ART uptake… Read More »

Obesity map reveals more than 35 percent of people in nine US states are dangerously overweight 

Obesity map of the US reveals more than 35% of people in nine states are dangerously overweight Alabama, Arkansas, Iowa, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, North Dakota and West Virginia all have adult obesity rates of at least 35%  Prevalence ranged from 23% in Colorado to 39.5% in West Virginia, Mississippi Middle-age adults between ages 45… Read More »