Delayed HIV treatment initiation and protease inhibitors associated with erectile dysfunction in men living with HIV

Delayed HIV treatment initiation, use of protease inhibitors for more than a year, tobacco use and sleep apnoea increase the odds of erectile dysfunction among cisgender men living with HIV, according to the findings of the US Military HIV Natural History Study (NHS), published in HIV Medicine. Although HIV is associated with an increased risk… Read More »

Essential Reads: Lithium and Breastfeeding

Lithium is an important treatment option for women with bipolar disorder.  Because women with bipolar disorder are at high risk for relapse during the postpartum period, we typically recommend that women continue treatment with lithium throughout the postpartum period.  While this intervention clearly decreases risk for postpartum psychiatric illness, the use of lithium while breastfeeding… Read More »

Matthew’s health care tidbits

Uncategorized May 30, 2021• Each week I’ve been adding a brief tidbits section to the THCB Reader, our weekly newsletter that summarizes the best of THCB that week (Sign up here!). Then I had the brainwave to add them to the blog. They’re short and usually not too sweet!–Matthew Holt In this week’s health care… Read More »

FDA Approves Lumakras (sotorasib) for KRAS G12C-Mutated Locally Advanced Or Metastatic Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer

FDA Approves Lumakras (sotorasib) for KRAS G12C-Mutated Locally Advanced Or Metastatic Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer THOUSAND OAKS, Calif., May 28, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Amgen (NASDAQ: AMGN) today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Lumakras (sotorasib) for the treatment of adult patients with KRAS G12C-mutated locally advanced or metastatic non-small cell… Read More »