+9 year(s) experience
While AIDS therapy was once confined to palliative care, clinical progress in the wake of the landmark 1987 approval of zidovudine has seen HIV demoted to a chronic but manageable infection. Following the initial fledgling steps and missteps, the mid-1990s saw the introduction of the now-familiar three-drug combination regimens that raised expectations for a pharmaceutical solution to the epidemic.
Topic Infectious diseases
Sepsis is a life-threatening illness culminating in multi-organ dysfunction paired with a systemic inflammatory response. The disease burden is considerable: it is the single most expensive condition treated in hospitals, with annual costs in the US projected at nearly $24bn.