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PRESS RELEASE Today, at the Wurtsboro Open Ridge Space in Bloomingburg, U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer urged the federal Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to investigate and proactively address a potential...

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Cubist Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Wednesday announced it is voluntarily recalling certain lots of CUBICIN® (daptomycin for injection) to the user level due to the potential presence of glass particulate matter...

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has verbally confirmed they have modified the full clinical hold placed on Tekmira Pharmaceutical’s TKM-Ebola Investigational New Drug Application (IND) to...

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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Orbactiv (oritavancin), a new antibacterial drug to treat adults with skin infections. Orbactiv is approved to treat patients with acute bacterial skin...

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Drug-resistant malaria parasites have spread to critical border regions of South-east Asia, seriously threatening global malaria control and elimination programmes, according to a study published in the...

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Basilea Pharmaceutica Ltd. reported this week that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) designated isavuconazole as a Qualified Infectious Disease Product (QIDP) for the oral and intravenous treatment...

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CORVALLIS, Ore. – New research suggests that use of antibiotics is still prevalent among terminal patients who have chosen hospice care as an end-of-life option, despite little evidence that the medications...

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Quebec-based PENDOPHARM, a division of Pharmascience Inc., today announced Health Canada approval and market availability of IBAVYRTM (ribavirin tablets), the first stand-alone oral ribavirin for the...

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Cellceutix announced another important milestone in the development of Brilacidin™, the lead compound in a novel class of antibiotics known as defensin-mimetics.   In the Company’s phase 2b study...

New antimicrobials for the treatment of acute bacterial skin and skin structure infections (ABSSSI) caused by such microorganisms as Staphylococcus aureus, including methicillin-resistant strains (MRSA)...