Tag archive for ‘multi-drug resistant tuberculosis’
By Guest Author On Wednesday, February 19th, 2014
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New Use For Antipsychotic Drug Holds Promise for Tuberculosis Cure

The increase in antibiotic resistance is coming at a bad time, as more and more pharmaceutical companies begin downsizing or eliminating their antimicrobial research branches due to lack of profits.  Fearing a More...

By Robert On Saturday, January 5th, 2013

Doctors without Borders calls for the rapid availability of bedaquiline in countries with high levels of MDR-TB

Image/CDC In a follow-up to a story earlier this week, the international medical humanitarian organization, Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is calling on the rapid registration of “Sirturo”, More...

By Robert On Monday, December 31st, 2012
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Janssen Therapeutic’s ‘Sirturo’ receives FDA approval for treatment of multi-drug resistant pulmonary tuberculosis

This is an anteroposterior (AP) x-ray of a patient’s chest, who was diagnosed with bilateral pulmonary tuberculosis. Image/CDC In a follow-up to a Dec. 1 story, Janssen Therapeutics has announced the U.S. More...

By Robert On Monday, July 9th, 2012

Johnson & Johnson seeks approval of experimental TB drug bedaquiline

Janssen Research & Development, LLC (Janssen) announced last week it has submitted a New Drug Application (NDA) to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) seeking accelerated approval for the use of the More...

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