The New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene advised health care providers in an alert Thursday of a case of HIV infection in a resident who was reported to have been adherent to HIV pre-exposure...

Melinta Therapeutics announced Monday that it has submitted New Drug Applications (NDAs) to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for approval of IV and oral Baxdela™ (delafloxacin) for the treatment...

Merck announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved ZINPLAVA™ (bezlotoxumab) Injection 25 mg/mL. Merck anticipates making ZINPLAVA available in first quarter 2017. ZINPLAVA...

The Oregon Health Authority is issuing a health alert regarding marijuana products that may have been tainted with high levels of a pesticide and sold to about 130 people in the McMinnville area. The...

The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) announced new partnerships to help countries eliminate and control neglected tropical diseases (NTDs). Over the next five years new and expanded partnerships...

A pill a day for 12 weeks. The new direct-acting antivirals (DAA) are effective in curing the hepatitis C virus infection, a potentially fatal disease that attacks the liver. But they are expensive–approximately...

CDC has awarded more than $14 million to fund new approaches to combat antibiotic resistance, including research on how microorganisms naturally present in the human body (referred to as a person’s microbiome)...

Florida Publix pharmacies are offering testing and treatment for strep throat and flu for customers 13 years of age or older. Publix Pharmacists can now evaluate patients, perform a diagnostic test, and...

The first potential antidote to treat the life-threatening effects of chlorine inhalation, a potential terrorism threat, will advance in development under a contract between the U.S. Department of Health...

Gilead Sciences, Inc. announced it has entered into a partnership with the World Health Organization (WHO) to provide $20 million in funding and drug donations over five years to expand access to diagnostic...