Beneficial changes in microbial composition and functionality with capsular fecal microbiota transplant lead to improved cognition in patients with cirrhosis and recurrent hepatic encephalopathy, according to study data presented at The American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases’ The Liver Meeting 2019, held November 8 to 12 in Boston, Massachusetts. In order to determine…
While ivermectin plus albendazole was not superior in the treatment of onchocerciasis compared with ivermectin alone, semiannual treatment with or without albendazole was superior to annual treatment for suppressing microfilaria in the skin.
The FDA’s Antimicrobial Drugs Advisory Committee voted in favor of pretomanid, as part of a combination regimen with bedaquiline and linezolid, for the treatment of pulmonary extensively drug resistant, treatment intolerant, or nonresponsive multidrug resistant tuberculosis.
Contepo, an investigational epoxide intravenous (IV) antibiotic, has broad spectrum activity against Gram-negative and Gram-positive pathogens, including multi-drug resistant strains such as ESBL-producing Enterobacteriaceae.
Gilead announced that phase 3 study evaluating its investigational fixed-dose combination of emtricitabine and tenofovir alafenamide (F/TAF) for the treatment of HIV-1 infection met its primary objective.