Antibiotic therapy

The Antimicrobial Drugs Advisory Committee of the FDA ( Food and Drug Administration ) has discussed Zinplava ( Bezlotoxumab...


Recurrent Clostridium difficile infection ( rCDI ) contributes to a significant burden of disease in patients with inflammatory bowel disease...


Clostridium difficile infection ( CDI ) is the leading cause of antibiotic-associated diarrhea. Clostridium difficile infection has increased in incidence...


Multidrug-resistant ( MDR ) bacteria are a growing concern worldwide. The aim of this study was to describe the epidemiology...


Early, goal-directed therapy ( EGDT ) is recommended in international guidelines for the resuscitation of patients presenting with early septic...


The first detailed results from phase 3 clinical trials of its lead drug candidate, Eravacycline, in development to treat complicated...


Blincyto ( Blinatumomab ) is indicated for the treatment of Philadelphia chromosome-negative relapsed or refractory B-cell precursor acute lymphoblastic leukemia...


Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis ( IPF ) is a specific form of chronic, progressive, fibrosing interstitial pneumonia of unknown cause occurring in...


Pseudomonas aeruginosa is the main pathogen in bronchopulmonary infections in cystic fibrosis ( CF ) patients. It can only be...


The Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use ( CHMP ) of the European Medicines Agency ( EMA ) issued...


Data about the effectiveness of biologics, including anti-tumor necrosis factor ( anti-TNF ) therapy and anti-integrin strategies, in antibiotic refractory...


The ESC Guidelines for the management of infective endocarditis are published in European Heart Journal, For the first time, the guidelines...


Key goals in the treatment of community-acquired pneumonia ( CAP ) include early response to treatment and achievement of clinical...


Diverticulitis is a common disease. Recent changes in understanding its natural history have substantially modified treatment paradigms. It has been reviewed...


A potentially life-threatening condition called drug reaction with eosinophilia and systemic symptoms ( DRESS ) has been reported in patients...


Researchers have conducted a meta-analysis of randomised trials to evaluate the efficacy and safety of inhaled antibiotics in patients with...


An intact population of microorganisms that derive food and benefit from other organisms living in the intestine is required for...


Elevations of liver enzymes occur in 1-10 patients out of every 100 treated with Lenalidomide ( Revlimid ) for multiple...


Following a Europe-wide review of Cyproterone acetate with Ethinylestradiol ( Co-cyprindiol ), the balance of benefits and risks of Dianette...


In an analysis of the results of interventions to eradicate the bacterium Helicobacter pylori ( a risk factor for gastric...