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According to Reuters, researchers have discovered a new antibiotic called teixobactin, which they found to kill severe infections in mice without experiencing any resistance. The antibiotic belongs to a new class of compounds which kills bacteria by...
According to Reuters, the new Amgen leukemia drug being released today will cost about $178,000, spread over two $89,000 treatment cycles. The price tag will place the drug amongst the world’s most expensive cancer drugs. Blincyto will be used to...
The United States now has a Surgeon General for the first time since summer 2013. NPR’s The Two-Way blog reports that the US Senate has confirmed Dr. Vivek Murthy as the new Surgeon General. Many have opposed the nomination due to his political...