In a viral haemorrhagic disease where up to 40% of people developing it die, it is remarkable that doctors still do not agree whether the only recognized treatment, an antiviral drug called ribavirin,...

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Palynziq (pegvaliase-pqpz) for adults with arare and serious genetic disease known as phenylketonuria (PKU). Patients with PKU are born with an...

A first-in-human trial evaluating an experimental treatment for Ebola virus disease has begun at the National Institutes of Health Clinical Center in Bethesda, Maryland. The Phase 1 clinical trial is...

Results RNA, LLC of Orem, UT was issued a warning letter from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) last month over a number of unapproved/misbranded new drugs sold, including one for Lyme disease, where serious...

A recent CDC MMWR report shows that providers treated 81% of patients diagnosed with gonorrhea using CDC’s recommended dual therapy. While encouraging, nearly 1 in 5 patients were treated with a different...

New Jersey based biotechnology company, SCYNEXIS, Inc. announced this week that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration(FDA) has granted both Qualified Infectious Disease Product (QIDP) and Fast Track...

SIGA Technologies, Inc. (SIGA), a health security company specializing in the development and commercialization of solutions for serious unmet medical needs and biothreats, announced this week on a favorable...

In the first national study of the prevalence of antibiotic-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii infections in children across the US, researchers from Center for Disease Dynamics, Economics, & Policy...

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response (ASPR) will purchase an anthrax treatment for $25.2 million from Elusys Therapeutics...

Researchers from the University of Illinois at Chicago and Nosopharm, a biotechnology company based in Lyon, France, are part of an international team reporting on the discovery of a new class of antibiotics. The...