New drug may be effective for contact lens infection

The combination of polihexanide (PHMB) and propamidine is safe and effective for treating the rare sight-threatening eye infection Acanthamoeba keratitis (AK), according to a study recently published in Ophthalmology.


Budesonide yields durable reduction in eGFR for IgA nephropathy

For patients with immunoglobulin A (IgA) nephropathy, nine months of treatment with targeted-release formulation of budesonide (Nefecon) yields a greater reduction in estimated glomerular filtration rate (eGFR) than placebo, ...

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