Biomedical technology

New device can treat injury from sepsis

Prior to February 2024, limited therapeutics were available to treat sepsis, a life threatening organ dysfunction caused by a dysregulated host response to infection. Now, a new, commercially viable method of treatment is ...


FDA approves new antibiotic for three indications

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved the antibiotic Zevtera (ceftobiprole medocaril sodium for injection) for three different indications, including treatment of adults with Staphylococcus aureus bloodstream ...

Oncology & Cancer

Wilms tumor: Kidney cancer in children

While kidney cancer is rare in children, Wilms tumor is the most common type found in kids, with between 500 and 600 children diagnosed annually in the U.S. The disease most often affects kids ages 3 to 4.

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