ST. LOUIS -- A drug called linezolid is more successful at treating a deadly form of pneumonia than the standard treatment, vancomycin, according to data presented Jan.
WASHINGTON, D.C. - A committee convened by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) has found that treatment for the hepatitis C virus (HCV) has significantly improved during the past five years.
HVIDOVRE, Denmark - A new study shows "good bacteria" may help children recover from bouts of diarrhea.
CHICAGO-Researchers at the Interscience Conference on Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherpay (ICAAC) reported a new influenza medication limits the spread of the infectious disease within households.
ATLANTA, Ga-Officials from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimated that the hepatitis C virus (HCV) will be more lethal than AIDS by 2010.
WASHINGTON, DC-Officials from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved a Shering-plough Corporation hepatitis C drug could be packaged and marketed alone for the first time.
WESTPORT, Conn-A new study is urging physicians to pay more attention to AIDS patients who suffer from diarrhea.
It's often portrayed as a virus causing an incurable disease--a killer with few outward warning signs that lurks inside the body and slowly ravages the liver.
LONDON-A new study from researchers at the University of California San Francisco has found that HIV patients who use highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) are six times more likely to develop oral warts than untreated patients.
Doctors are hopeful a new version of a drug could help hepatitis C sufferers. Two studies, sponsored by the drug maker Hoffmann-La Roche Inc, tested a modified form of interferon called Pegasys against the standard Roferon-A.