FDA approves Xacduro for difficult-to-treat bacterial pneumonia

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved Xacduro (sulbactam for injection; durlobactam for injection) as a new treatment for hospital-acquired bacterial pneumonia and ventilator-associated bacterial pneumonia caused ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

CDC: All adults should be screened for hepatitis B

People with chronic hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection are at in increased risk for liver cancer, cirrhosis and are 70% to 85% more likely to die prematurely than the general population, according to the Atlanta-based Centers ...


Weight loss drug trend on TikTok worries doctors

The diabetes drug Ozempic has become a social media phenomenon for its weight loss properties, but its soaring popularity has led to global shortages and doctors warn about the potential side effects.


New pill treats diabetic cats without daily insulin shots

When Mark Winternheimer's 12-year-old tabby cat was diagnosed with diabetes last year, the treatment was daunting: twice-daily injections of insulin, an implanted monitor and frequent visits to the vet.


Understanding supervised safe injection sites

This week, California Governor Gavin Newsom vetoed a bill that would have allowed supervised injection sites in the state. The legislation would have allowed supervised injection sites to operate in Los Angeles, San Francisco ...

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