New HIV Drug Set To Cut Long-Term Side Effects Of Medication

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Genvoya, a new anti-HIV drug that could drastically reduce long-term side effects, was given European Commission approval, allowing 28 countries in the EU to give it to HIV-positive patients. Trials show that Genvoya leads to reduced bone and kidney problems compared to current treatments. Via Buzzfeed News. Posted November 23, 2015.

–Alanna McCatty


Alanna McCatty

Alanna McCatty

Alanna McCatty is founder and CEO of McCatty Scholars, an organization that devises and implements financial literacy programs for students to combat the nationwide issue of the loss of educational opportunity due to the ramifications of burdensome student debt. At MedShadow, she reports on new findings and research on the side effects of prescription drugs. She is a graduate of Pace University.


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