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New Antibiotic Kills Dangerous and Resistant Bacteria

The research is an important step in the development of new effective drugs. A new antibiotic that can fight against resistant bacteria. Antibiotics were long thought to be a miracle cure for bacterial infections. However, many pathogens have evolved to withstand antibiotics over time and thus the quest for new drugs is becoming…
bubmag
November 16, 2022
Antibiotics

The $6 Billion Shot at Making New Antibiotics

“The market is broken,” says Zachary Zimmerman, cofounder and director of the small antibiotic firm Forge Therapeutics, which currently has two new antibiotics under development. “So what we need to do is take the market out of the equation.” This is what the Pasteur Act would do. In its current…
bubmag
November 14, 2022
Antibiotics

Could the RSV surge be behind the amoxicillin shortage?

Home News Certain types of amoxicillin are currently in short supply. (Image credit: MediaNews Group/Reading Eagle via Getty Images / Contributor via Getty Images) A surge of respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) infections in U.S. babies and toddlers has coincided with an uptick in demand for certain types of amoxicillin, which,…
bubmag
November 11, 2022
Antibiotics

Novartis adds 50 mln euros to European antibiotics investment budget

Project takes EU antibiotic investment budget to 250 mln euroSandoz says global antibiotics demand is rapidly increasingSandoz still calls for reform of generic drug pricing regimeNov 7 (Reuters) - Sandoz, the generic drugs business that will be spun off its parent Novartis (NOVN.S), will boost investment in its European antibiotics…
bubmag
November 7, 2022
Antibiotics

A new weapon against antibiotic-resistant bacteria

The over-use of antibiotics has pushed bacteria to develop resistance mechanisms to this type of treatment. This phenomenon, known as antibiotic resistance, is now considered by the WHO as one of the greatest threats to health. The lack of treatment against multi-resistant bacteria could bring us back to a time…
bubmag
November 4, 2022
Antibiotics

Federal health officials report shortage of widely used antibiotic

One of the most commonly used antibiotics in the country, amoxicillin, is in short supply, federal health officials say. The notice from the Food and Drug Administration about an oral solution of the drug comes as pharmacy owners report diminished inventory of the medication, which is prescribed to treat bacterial…
bubmag
November 3, 2022