A new FDA-approved drug takes aim at a deadly form of tuberculosis

The federal government wants to scare the living hell out of you—at least if you’re thinking about smoking. This week, the Food and Drug Administration previewed a series of new warnings that it plans to have plastered on all cigarette products and advertisements. And they’re a doozy.Read more...

A new FDA-approved drug takes aim at a deadly form of tuberculosis

The antibiotic could help tackle extensively drug-resistant tuberculosis, which kills tens of thousands each year.

Fri 16 Aug 19 from ScienceNews

FDA approves drug for most deadly form of tuberculosis

(HealthDay)—A new drug has been approved as part of a powerful, three-pronged treatment regimen for the most deadly strain of tuberculosis, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced ...

Thu 15 Aug 19 from Medical Xpress

FDA proposes graphic warning labels on cigarettes

(HealthDay)—Smokers would have to get past some gruesome imagery to purchase a pack of cigarettes under a new rule proposed Thursday by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

Thu 15 Aug 19 from Medical Xpress

First New Tuberculosis Drug Approved in 50 Years

The US Food and Drug Administration green lights a therapy for an extreme form of multidrug resistant TB.

Thu 15 Aug 19 from The Scientist

In South Africa, newly approved TB regimen drastically cuts treatment time

Four years ago, South African fashion designer Innocent Molefe, 38, was diagnosed with tuberculosis. A year ago, it developed into multi-drug resistant strain requiring painful injections and ...

Wed 14 Aug 19 from Medical Xpress

FDA approves TB pill that cures more hard-to treat patients

U.S. regulators have approved a new tuberculosis medicine that shortens and improves treatment for the hardest-to-treat cases, a worsening problem in many poor countries.

Wed 14 Aug 19 from Medical Xpress

Treatment for extreme drug-resistant tuberculosis wins US government approval

Nature, Published online: 14 August 2019; doi:10.1038/d41586-019-02464-0The three-drug regimen cures 90% of people who have the deadliest form of the disease.

Wed 14 Aug 19 from Nature News

Feet missing toes, bloody urine, and giant tumors may adorn cigarette ads

The proposed images may be challenged in court, but boy are they striking.

Fri 16 Aug 19 from Arstechnica

FDA proposes graphic warnings on cigarette packs, advertisements

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has proposed that cigarette packs carry graphic new health warnings including pictures and text outlining lesser-known risks of smoking like bladder cancer ...

Thu 15 Aug 19 from Reuters Health

The FDA Is Previewing Some Grisly New Cigarette Warnings

The federal government wants to scare the living hell out of you—at least if you’re thinking about smoking. This week, the Food and Drug Administration previewed a series of new warnings ...

Thu 15 Aug 19 from Gizmodo

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