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Untreatable, Drug-Resistant Fungus Found in Texas and DC

1 month ago   |   Medscape

Two clusters of pan-resistant Candida auris have been found in long-term-care facilities. Medscape Medical News
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Atopic Dermatitis - Ready for a Transformative Phase!

Atopic Dermatitis - Ready for a Transformative Phase!

1 month ago   |   Medindia Health

Numerous drug developments for atopic dermatitis that are under various clinical trials may completely transform the drug market of the disease over a decade.
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New Molecule Could Help Treat Alcohol Use Disorder Without Side Effects

New Molecule Could Help Treat Alcohol Use Disorder Without Side Effects

1 month ago   |   Medindia Health   |   2 articles

Rapamycin, an FDA-approved drug, helps treat alcohol use disorder, but the side effects were severe with this therapy. However, a new molecule has been designed, which can...
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After failing to ban kratom domestically, the FDA is now pushing the UN and the WHO to ban it globally

After failing to ban kratom domestically, the FDA is now pushing the UN and the WHO to ban it globally

1 month ago   |   Natural News

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is on a mission to eliminate all consumer access to the herb mitragyna speciosa, also known as kratom - and your help is needed to stop...
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UVA researchers overturn conventional wisdom on action of key hormone receptors within cells

1 month ago   |   News Medical

Researchers at the University of Virginia School of Medicine have overturned conventional wisdom on the workings of vital hormone receptors within cells, a finding that could...
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Study paves the way to a new drug design concept

1 month ago   |   News Medical

Hydrogen peroxide reacts with copper to produce hydroxyl radicals with strong antibacterial properties. However, this requires high copper concentrations because two copper...
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FDA's accelerated drug approval process plagued by missing efficacy data and questionable evidence

1 month ago   |   News Medical   |   2 articles

Since the US Food and Drug Administration established its accelerated approval pathway for drugs in 1992, nearly half of the 253 drugs authorized have not been confirmed as...
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Perspective: Nutritional Strategies Targeting the Gut Microbiome to Mitigate COVID-19 Outcomes

1 month ago   |   Nutrition

ABSTRACTMore than a year has passed since the first reported case of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 infection in the city of Wuhan in China's Hubei Province...
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FDA approves first interchangeable biosimilar insulin

FDA approves first interchangeable biosimilar insulin

1 month ago   |   Healio

The FDA approved the first interchangeable biosimilar insulin product to improve glycemic control for children and adults with diabetes, part of an effort to provide...
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Off-label and unlicensed drug treatments in Neonatal Intensive Care Units: a systematic review

1 month ago   |   Journal of Pediatric and Neonatal Individualized Medicine   |   2 articles

Newborns are particularly susceptible to off-label and unlicensed drug treatments, especially in the intensive care setting, inferring from dosing regimens and indications...
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Cholangiopathy after severe COVID-19 may lead to liver injury, failure

Cholangiopathy after severe COVID-19 may lead to liver injury, failure

For patients with severe COVID-19, cholangiopathy was a late complication with potential for progressive biliary injury or liver failure, according to a study published in the... Read more ...

Mississippi woman pleads others to get vaccinated as her husband is hospitalized

Mississippi woman pleads others to get vaccinated as her husband is hospitalized

William Thomas Ball, 51, has been hospitalized with COVID-19 in Jackson, Mississippi after refusing to get vaccinated. Now his wife, Alicia, is asking for others in her... Read more ...

Covid England: Cases are now falling in ALL age groups, official data reveals

Covid England: Cases are now falling in ALL age groups, official data reveals

EXCLUSIVE: Covid cases are falling in all age groups, and dropping fastest among adults in their twenties according to data from the Department of Health. Read more ...

Lumbar artificial disc yielded positive 7-year outcomes for degenerative...

Lumbar artificial disc yielded positive 7-year outcomes for degenerative disc disease

For total disc replacement in patients with degenerative disc disease, an artificial disc is a safe option that improves pain relief, function, range of motion and decreases in... Read more ...

FDA clamps down on imported shark fins, cantaloupes, mushrooms and more

FDA clamps down on imported shark fins, cantaloupes, mushrooms and more

The Food and Drug Administration uses import alerts to enforce U.S. food safety regulations for food from foreign countries. The agency updates and modifies the alerts as... Read more ...

FDA TechTalk podcast episode to focus on whole genome sequencing

FDA TechTalk podcast episode to focus on whole genome sequencing

Nowadays, it seems rare to find someone or some entity without a podcast, and the Food and Drug Administration is no exception. The TechTalk podcast is hosted by the FDA and... Read more ...

COVID Breakthrough Cases Ran the Gamut in Healthcare Workers

COVID Breakthrough Cases Ran the Gamut in Healthcare Workers

Breakthrough COVID-19 cases in fully vaccinated healthcare workers were rare, and generally were associated with the individual's immune response to the vaccine in the early... Read more ...

Some IBD Treatments in Pregnancy Had No Effect on Kids' Infection Risk

Some IBD Treatments in Pregnancy Had No Effect on Kids' Infection Risk

Exposure to immunosuppressive monotherapies in utero did not increase serious infection risks in young children born to mothers with inflammatory bowel disease , but the same... Read more ...

FDA issues complete response letter for retifanlimab for anal cancer

FDA issues complete response letter for retifanlimab for anal cancer

The FDA issued a complete response letter to Incyte indicating it cannot approve the company's biologics license application that seeks approval of retifanlimab for certain... Read more ...

Bristol Myers Squibb withdraws liver cancer indication for nivolumab

Bristol Myers Squibb withdraws liver cancer indication for nivolumab

Bristol Myers Squibb in consultation with the FDA voluntarily withdrew the indication for nivolumab as monotherapy for patients with hepatocellular carcinoma previously treated... Read more ...