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How To Create Antibiotics That Don't Hurt Hearing
2012-06-12 06:52:11

Apramycin, already used in animals, shows promise against drug-resistant TB and other 'superbugs,' without hearing loss The world needs new antibiotics to overcome the ever increasing resistance of disease-causing bacteria — but it doesn't need the side effect that comes with some of the most powerful ones now available: hearing loss. Today, researchers report they have developed a new approach to designing antibiotics that kill even "superbugs" but spare the delicate sensory cells...

2010-05-24 06:00:00

MONMOUTH JUNCTION, N.J., May 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Transave Inc. today announced that the United States Patent and Trademark Office has issued an important composition of matter patent (U.S. Patent No. 7,718,189) for liposomal aminoglycoside formulations including its lead compound, ARIKACE(TM) (liposomal amikacin for inhalation). The company expects that the patent will provide exclusivity for ARIKACE until October 1, 2026. "The issuance of this composition of matter patent significantly...


Word of the Day
cacodemon
  • An evil spirit; a devil.
  • A nightmare.
  • In astrology, the twelfth house of a scheme or figure of the heavens: so called from its signifying dreadful things, such as secret enemies, great losses, imprisonment, etc.
'Cacodemon' comes from a Greek term meaning 'evil genius.'
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