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Today, the Obama administration is announcing a comprehensive set of new federal actions to combat the rise of antibiotic-resistant bacteria and protect public health. Additionally, the President’s Council...

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Scientists at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) have devised a new antibiotic based on vancomycin that is powerfully effective against vancomycin-resistant strains of MRSA and other disease-causing...

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Raw honey has been used against infections for millennia, before honey – as we now know it – was manufactured and sold in stores. So what is the key to its’ antimicrobial properties? Researchers...

While the conversation surrounding obesity often points to lifestyle changes as the hallmark for prolonged weight management, new research points towards molecular mechanisms one culprit in increased BMI. ...

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The common macrolide antibiotic, clarithromycin, has been linked to an increase in cardiac deaths, according to researchers at Statens Serum Institut’s Department of Epidemiology Research in Copenhagen. In...

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Cellceutix Corporation , a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company developing innovative therapies in oncology, dermatology, and antibiotic applications, has announced the completion of enrollment in...

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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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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)...

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The number of skin and soft tissue infections (SSTI) has skyrocketed due to the spread of methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA). But many SSTIs – even those caused by the superbug MRSA –...