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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today granted accelerated approval to Ibrance (palbociclib) to treat advanced (metastatic) breast cancer. Breast cancer in women is the second most common type of...

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On January 29, 2015, FDA approved Evotaz, a fixed dose combination tablet containing 300 mg of atazanavir and 150 mg of cobicistat. Evotaz is indicated in combination with other antiretroviral agents for...

On the heels of President Obama’s announcement to increase spending on antibiotic resistance to $1.2B, researchers from Tel Aviv University (TAU) have shown that proteins embedded in bacteria by bacteriophages...

Naegleria fowleri, or the “brain-eating amoeba”, is a free living parasite that causes a relatively rare, nearly 100 percent fatal disease in humans called primary amoebic meningoencephalitis...

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University of Georgia researchers in collaboration with Anacor Pharmaceuticals have received a $5.3 million grant from the Wellcome Trust to develop a new drug for the treatment of Chagas disease, which...

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Taking antibiotics for diarrhea may put travelers visiting developing parts of the world at higher risk for contracting superbugs and spreading these daunting drug-resistant bacteria to their home countries,...

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AbbVie announced that the European Commission has granted marketing authorizations for its all-oral, short-course, interferon-free treatment of VIEKIRAX® (ombitasvir/paritaprevir/ritonavir tablets) +...

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NovoBiotic Pharmaceuticals, LLC announces the discovery and preclinical development of teixobactin, a compound belonging to a new class of antibiotics. As reported in the journal Nature (Ling et. al....

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New Jersey pharmaceutical company, Valeant Pharmaceuticals has announced the recall of one lot of the powdered antiviral drug,  Virazole® (ribavirin powder for solution) due to microbial contamination. Virazole...

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On December 19, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved Rapivab (peramivir) to treat influenza infection in adults. Influenza, commonly known as the flu, is a contagious respiratory illness caused...