Drugs in the Pipeline
Healthcare Policy News
In the coming years a pill or patch could replace certain injections as the primary mode of transit for many medications that typically require subcutaneous administration like insulin and vaccines.
World Hepatitis Day is recognized annually on July 28th, the birthday of Dr. Baruch Blumberg (1925-2011). Dr. Blumberg discovered the hepatitis B virus in 1967 and two years later developed the first hepatitis B vaccine. Read more about the latest developments in viral hepatitis treatment, including the approval of two new drug therapies.
It is now possible to use new DNA-sequencing technologies to take a closer look at how the antibiotic resistance can make some bacteria weaker or stronger. And a new study found that - contrary to conventional wisdom around antibiotics - resistance can actually make some bacteria fitter and even more virulent.