Clinical Interventions

Researcher Seeks Vaccine to Prevent Lethal Pneumonia

November 21, 2018

About half of all people with cystic fibrosis, the most common genetic disorder in the United States, die from a lung disease before they turn 40. A form of pneumonia called Pseudomonas aeruginosa is a likely culprit.

FDA Approves New Drug to Treat Travelers’ Diarrhea

November 18, 2018

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announces it has approved Aemcolo (rifamycin), an antibacterial drug indicated for the treatment of adult patients with travelers’ diarrhea caused by noninvasive strains of Escherichia coli (E. coli), not complicated by fever or blood in the stool.