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A four-month treatment with the drug rifampin is better tolerated for tuberculosis than the nine-month treatment of isoniazid, Canadian researchers said. Dr.
MUHC researchers are studying a shorter treatment with fewer side effects.
Babies born to HIV-positive mothers and given the antiretroviral drug nevirapine through the first six weeks of life to prevent infection via breast-feeding are at high risk for developing drug-resistant HIV if they get infected anyway, a team of researchers report. But the investigators highlight the proven superiority of the six-week regimen in preventing mother-to-child HIV transmission in breast-fed infants.In a study led by researchers at Johns Hopkins Children's Center, risks of drug...
New research on drug-resistant tuberculosis found that the hard-to-treat disease results in death for half of patients who get it.
Concert Pharmaceuticals, a biotechnology company, has announced encouraging findings from a preclinical study suggesting that C-20081, a novel, deuterium-containing oxazolidinone antibiotic, may be suitable for once-daily oral and intravenous dosing.
SAN FRANCISCO, Oct.
Genzyme, a biotechnology company, has started enrollment in a world-wide post-marketing clinical trial evaluating the efficacy and safety of treating pediatric male patients with mild Fabry disease symptoms with a low-dose regimen of Fabrazyme.
ORLANDO, Fla., Oct. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- UCB today presented data from a large, prospective study investigating endoscopic improvement in Crohn's disease (CD) with a biologic compound.
U.S. researchers have determined that Mycobacterium tuberculosis has learned through evolution to coat itself with a sugar called mannose. This sugar makes the bacterium attractive to cells in the lungs that are looking to clean up and discard unwanted sugar in the body.
By John Canalis LONG BEACH - A single case of tuberculosis has been confirmed at Wilson High School, city health officials said Friday. Authorities would not identify the victim or say if the infected party was a student, teacher, staff member or volunteer.
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