Three-Drug Cocktail Has Promise in TB. An experimental, three-drug tuberculosis (TB) treatment regimen demonstrated bactericidal activity in patients with drug-sensitive or multidrug-resistant disease.
Supreme Court Issues Hobby Lobby Decision. The Supreme Court has struck down the Affordable Care Act requirement that employers must include no-cost contraceptive coverage in employee health insurance plans.
FDA Finally OKs Inhaled Insulin. After several denials, the FDA announced Friday that it had approved inhaled insulin (Afrezza) to be used for improving glycemic control in adult patients with diabetes.
Shortage of Saline Has Hospitals on Edge. Hospitals across the country are struggling to deal with a shortage of one of their essential medical supplies. Manufacturers are rationing saline -- a product used all over the hospital to clean wounds, mix medications, and treat dehydration. Now drug companies say they won't ...