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Ebola virus

Two New Medications May Cure Ebola

New drugs cured two Ebola patients in Congo, showing that people can recover from the highly lethal disease if it is diagnosed and treated early.

Pseudomonas aeruginosa

Ibuprofen and Antibiotics Display Synergy Against Pseudomonas aeruginosa

Combinations of ibuprofen with aztreonam and ceftazidime display synergistic antimicrobial activity against drug-resistant Pseudomonas aeruginosa isolates in vitro, and efficacy of ceftazidime combined with ibuprofen was shown in vivo in a murine P aeruginosa pneumonia model, according to research presented at American Society of Microbiology (ASM) Microbe 2019 held from June 20-24, 2019 in San Francisco, California. Approximately…

Adeno-Associated Virus 9 Gene Therapy Granted Fast Track Status for CLN1 Disease

The Food and Drug Administration has granted Fast Track designation to ABO-202 (Abeona Therapeutics Inc), a one-time adeno-associated virus 9 (AAV9) gene therapy for the treatment of CLN1 disease, also known as infantile neuronal ceroid lipofuscinosis or infantile Batten disease. CLN1 disease is a rapidly-progressing rare lysosomal storage disease caused by a defect in the…

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