Restaurant menu – how do you read?

When you sit down to read a restaurant menu, do you read it like a book? Or do your eyes flit from place to place to find the most enticing dish?

A new study by SF State researcher Sybil Yang, assistant professor of hospitality and tourism management, suggests that on average diners read menus sequentially like a book, and that their gaze doesn’t linger noticeably longer over any particular location on the menu.

Medicine :: Shire supports Canada’s Access to Medicines Regime

Shire BioChem Inc. announced that it is pleased to support Canada?s Access to Medicines Regime to enable a Canadian company (Apotex) to manufacture in Canada a generic fixed dose triple combination antiretroviral medicine that contains a drug (3TC?) over which Shire BioChem Inc. holds patent rights in Canada.

HIV :: AHF Welcomes FDA Approval of Pfizer?s Selzentry AIDS Drug

On the heels of the fourth International AIDS Society?s Conference on HIV Pathogenesis, Treatment and Prevention, which took place in Sydney in late July, AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) welcomed yesterday?s news that the FDA has approved Pfizer Inc.?s new AIDS salvage therapy, Selzentry (maraviroc), a different class of new antiretroviral AIDS drug which had been discussed and presented at the IAS conference.

HIV :: GSK gives consent for generic version of HIV/AIDS medicine for use in Rwanda

As part of its broad commitment to improving access to medicines, GlaxoSmithKline announced it has given consent through Canada?s Access to Medicines Regime to enable a Canadian company (Apotex) to manufacture a generic fixed dose combination (FDC) antiretroviral (ARV), containing two molecules over which GSK has patent rights (zidovudine and lamivudine) for the treatment of HIV/AIDS in Rwanda.

Medicare :: New Medicaid drug payment rule

A new method of setting limits on what the federal government will reimburse state Medicaid agencies for prescription drug payments ? aimed at reigning in inflated drug product payments ? was announced in a final rule put on display at the Federal Register.