“Gilead” has signed a licensing agreement with the Indian manufacturers
On 15 September it was announced that the company “Gilead” has signed a licensing agreement with seven Indian companies for the rights to produce and sell drugs sofosbuvir (“Cavaldi”) and ledipasvir for the treatment of viral hepatitis C in the territory of certain countries.
Under the agreement, the licensees will be able to supply sofosbuvir and combination drug ledipasvir/sofosbuvir in 91 markets of countries with low and middle income countries. According to preliminary data, the price for a three-month course of treatment with sofosbuvir should be around 900 USD.
According ITPCru, in the region of Eastern Europe and Central Asia the license applies only to Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan and Kyrgyzstan. Russia, Ukraine, Georgia and Moldova are not included in the territory of the license.
Experts in the field of health and representatives of civil society accused of “Gilead” in that the company’s policy, oriented solely to obtain commercial gain, blocking access to the drug. Even in developed countries cannot afford to provide the drug to all those in need because of overly high prices, reaching 84000. According to some studies, the cost of production of a three-month course sofoluwe is only about 70 dollars. Continue reading
What is traditional medicine? When we can neglect the achievements of modern medicine and to turn to millennial experience of our ancestors? Should sort out this issue.
Why in the modern world, people are increasingly resorting to the methods of folk medicine. neglecting visits to clinics and hospitals? Maybe people have lost faith in the capabilities of doctors? Maybe it is because for the past couple of decades, everything that is done in public health institutions, does not cause in the average citizen’s trust. Indeed, often there are situations of improper use of drugs or production of erroneous diagnosis.
As modern people began to pay more attention to their health, do sports, read a lot about health, eating became more correctly. Besides, today is rather well-developed network of information and communication in any subject you can find a lot of answers in the media, the Internet and television. And it is very good. So, people tend to live longer. And they make medicine to catch up. Around the world gradually developed a tendency to live longer and, if possible, as healthy as possible.
But in our country people, having lost faith in the possibilities of scientific medicine, more and more began to turn to presentiations medicine. considering that the people cannot be wrong. Although people sometimes makes mistakes. Of course, I wish our medicine has become same civilized, as abroad, then, may be, and no longer need the recipes from people. Continue reading
MEADOWSWEET, spirea in Atlanta, meadowsweet V Atlanta, berosini; meadowsweet Filipendula ulmaria, a synonym of Spiraea ulmaria is a perennial herbaceous plant of the rose family. Has creeping woody rhizomes without tubers. Stem 50-200 cm tall, erect, not branched, leafy. Leaves interruptedly-pinnate; lateral leaflets (2 — 5 pairs) cherokeecasino, nadezhnosti, from below belovojlochnye. The flowers are small, bisexual, regular, 5-lobed (rarely 6-lobed), autowall, fragrant, in dense paniculate inflorescence. Petals with long claw. Fruit — listyanka. Blooms in June — July.
Distribution . Grows throughout the territory of Ukraine (in the South is less common) in moist meadows, river banks and swamps, in boggy woods. Harvesting and storage are all the way in the article Pit six petals. The plant neoficialni.
Chemical composition . The herb contains tannins, dyes, salicylic and ascorbic acids, glycosides and haultain spren. In all parts of the plant are methyl salicylic essential oil.
Pharmacological properties and use . The plant has diaphoretic, diuretic, anti-inflammatory, analgetic and Antirheumatic properties. Inside in the form of infusions or decoctions of the herb or roots (the roots more actively by action) G. W. vykorystovuyutsia diaphoretic with flu and fever, gout, rheumatism, hysterical seizures, severe pain in the stomach and intestines, accompanied by inflammation, with hemorrhoids, as diuretic in diseases of the bladder Continue reading