New incentives are needed to develop antibiotics against superbugs, drugmakers say

American military researchers on Thursday announced the first U.S.

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New drug antidote saves first life in Carroll County

Firefighters in Bowdon say they were able to save a man’s life on Thursday by using a new antidote designed to revive drug overdose victims.

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Sheep, Drugs, And Stock Control: Dumped Cannabis Stash Sets Sheep On Rampage In Swansea, FDA Approves Revolutionary Drug Addiction Treatment

In other drug-related news, the U.S.

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US panel backs approval of Sanofi combination diabetes drug

One day after recommending approval of a new diabetes drug made by Novo Nordisk A/S, a US advisory panel on Wednesday recommended approval of a similar product made by Sanofi SA. It is manufactured by Novo Nordisk and combines Tresiba (insulin degludec …

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USA woman diagnosed with new drug-resistant superbug

After learning of the first case in the USA, the director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention told The Washington Post, “It basically shows us that the end of the road isn’t very far away for antibiotics - that we may be in a situation where …

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United States woman diagnosed with new drug-resistant superbug

Researchers from the U.S. Defense Department are closely monitoring the condition of a woman from Pennsylvania who contracted mutated e-coli bacteria that developed resistance to the antibiotic colistin. It said the superbug itself was first infected with …

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New incentives needed to develop antibiotics to fight superbugs

For example, governments and health organizations could offer lump-sum rewards for development of a successful new antibiotic. A British government panel suggested this month that drug companies be offered up to $1.5 billion for successful development of a …

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FDA approves new Biogen multiple sclerosis drug

US regulators on Friday approved a new multiple sclerosis drug co-developed by Biogen Inc.

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Drug-resistant bacteria raises concerns about antibiotics

YORK, Pa. — The Pennsylvania Medical Society has expressed concern about antibiotic resistance in reaction to a new drug-resistant bacteria. Some people question if the drug makes people more susceptible to drug-resistant strains.

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New implantable device may help doctors fight opioid addiction in U.S.

In the ongoing fight against opioid addiction, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved a novel new drug that takes the form of an implantable device. The first of its kind, Probuphine may be a game-changer for an increasingly prevalent — and …

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