Antibiotics

Fluoroquinolones are known to be accompanied by significant risks. However, the incidence of adverse events resulting in unplanned drug...


Changes in the lung microbiome may help predict how well critically ill patients will respond to care. Specifically, patients with higher...


Newborns face unique immunological challenges immediately after birth. As they depart a relatively sterile fetal environment, they are abruptly exposed...


In an extensive data mining analysis of British medical records, researchers at the Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center have concluded...


The European Commission ( EC ) has approved Kymriah ( Tisagenlecleucel, formerly CTL019 ). The approved indications are for the...


The FDA ( Food and Drug Administration ) is advising caution before prescribing the antibiotic Clarithromycin ( Biaxin ) to...


About half of all women will experience urinary tract infections ( UTIs ) in their lifetimes, and despite treatment, about...


Fungal infections that are resistant to treatment are an emerging public health problem, but everyone has a role in preventing...


Ondansetron ( Zofran ) is commonly used to treat vomiting in gastroenteritis, but has a United States FDA ( Food...


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...


Epiduo Forte ( Adapalene and Benzoyl peroxide ) Gel, 0.3%/2.5% has been approved by the FDA ( Food and Drug...


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


No prospective study has assessed eradication treatment of early Pseudomonas aeruginosa ( P. aeruginosa ) colonisation in bronchiectasis not due...


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


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...


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


Ventilator-associated pneumonia ( VAP ) is common in intensive care units ( ICUs ). Some evidence indicates that probiotics may...