Medications

New drug for vaginal yeast infections approved by FDA

(HealthDay)—A new and expensive antifungal drug to treat vaginal yeast infections was approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration this week, but critics say it is not needed.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

After year-long sprint, Covid-19 vaccines finally at hand

Less than a year after an unknown coronavirus that has claimed 1.4 million lives began spreading across the globe, a number of highly promising COVID-19 vaccines are on the cusp of release.

Medications

Research helps pave way for newly approved use of drug

Following two decades of research on a group of rare diseases called hypereosinophilic syndrome at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved the drug Nucala (mepolizumab) ...

Medications

New head lice treatment approved for use in USA

A new prescription head lice treatment, developed by University of Melbourne Associate Professor Vern Bowles, has been given Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval, allowing it to be sold in the U.S..

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