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FDA Approves Avaclyr (acyclovir ophthalmic ointment) for the Treatment of Herpetic Keratitis

FDA Approves Avaclyr (acyclovir ophthalmic ointment) for the Treatment of Herpetic Keratitis Print this page NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE) April 01, 2019 –The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Fera Pharmaceuticals’ New Drug Application (NDA) for Avaclyr (acyclovir ophthalmic ointment) 3% for the treatment of herpetic keratitis. Orphan drug exclusivity was also granted, providing… Read More »

Hospital-acquired sepsis cases drop, but treatment costs rise, report finds

Dive Brief: Healthcare consulting company Premier reported a 15% drop in hospital-associated sepsis cases among member hospitals over the past three years. But the news is not all good. Patients who develop sepsis in the hospital are 10% more likely to experience the worst kind, septic shock, raising the average per-case cost of treating the… Read More »

Could an extremophile hold the secret to treatment of devastating injuries?

Biologists have been aware of the existence of disordered proteins for decades but long dismissed them as inconsequential. IDPs are so poorly understood that there is still no clear consensus on what constitutes one. In fact, for the most part, their functions remain unknown. What scientists do know is that not all disordered proteins are… Read More »

FDA Approves Inbrija (levodopa inhalation powder) for Intermittent Treatment of OFF Episodes in People with Parkinson’s Disease

FDA Approves Inbrija (levodopa inhalation powder) for Intermittent Treatment of OFF Episodes in People with Parkinson’s Disease Print this page ARDSLEY, N.Y.–(BUSINESS WIRE) December 21, 2018 –Acorda Therapeutics, Inc. today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved Inbrija™ for intermittent treatment of OFF episodes in people with Parkinson’s disease treated with carbidopa/levodopa. OFF… Read More »