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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...

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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Zerbaxa (ceftolozane/tazobactam), a new antibacterial drug product, to treat adults with complicated intra-abdominal infections (cIAI) and complicated...

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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Viekira Pak (ombitasvir, paritaprevir and ritonavir tablets co-packaged with dasabuvir tablets) to treat patients with chronic hepatitis C virus (HCV)...

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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Xtoro (finafloxacin otic suspension), a new drug used to treat acute otitis externa, commonly known as swimmer’s ear. Acute otitis externa is an...

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PRESS RELEASE Basilea Pharmaceutica Ltd. announced  Friday that its broad-spectrum antibiotic, Zevtera® (ceftobiprole medocaril) has been launched in Germany. The European Centre for Disease Prevention...

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Biopharmaceutical company, Cellceutix Corporation announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted Qualified Infectious Disease Product (QIDP) designation for Brilacidin as...

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PRESS RELEASE Researchers at the University of Liverpool have demonstrated a new treatment against antibiotic resistant bacterial infections. Published in Nature Biotechnology, the study showed that...

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For HIV-infected women in good immune health, taking a three-drug regimen during pregnancy prevents mother-to-child HIV transmission more effectively than taking one drug during pregnancy, another during...

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The Dutch company, Micreos, launched the first  bacteria-killing enzyme specific to Staphylococcus aureus, which is equally effective in killing methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) as...