Tag Archives: Treatments

A Cure for Ebola? Two New Treatments Prove Highly Effective in Congo

In a development that transforms the fight against Ebola, two experimental treatments are working so well that they will now be offered to all patients in the Democratic Republic of Congo, scientists announced on Monday. The antibody-based treatments are so powerful — “Now we can say that 90 percent can come out of treatment cured,”… Read More »

Lawsuit accuses Gilead of propping up cost of HIV treatments by blocking generic competition

A scientist at Gilead Sciences analyzes patient antibody levels at the Gilead laboratory in Foster City, California. David Paul Morris | Bloomberg | Getty Images Pharmaceutical giant Gilead Sciences engaged in a “long-running scheme” to block generic competition of its combination drug “cocktails” to treat HIV, a new California lawsuit filed on Monday alleges. The… Read More »