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FDA Approves Bylvay (odevixibat) for the Treatment of Pruritus in Patients with Progressive Familial Intrahepatic Cholestasis (PFIC)

FDA Approves Bylvay (odevixibat) for the Treatment of Pruritus in Patients with Progressive Familial Intrahepatic Cholestasis (PFIC) BOSTON, July 20, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Albireo Pharma, Inc. (Nasdaq: ALBO), a rare liver disease company developing novel bile acid modulators, today announced U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) approval of Bylvay (odevixibat), the first drug approved for the treatment of pruritus in… Read More »

FDA Approves Fexinidazole as the First All-Oral Treatment for Sleeping Sickness

July 19, 2021 — The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved fexinidazole as the first all-oral treatment for both stages of the Trypanosoma brucei gambiense form of sleeping sickness (Human African trypanosomiasis) in patients 6 years of age and older and weighing at least 20 kg.Fexinidazole was developed as part of an innovative… Read More »

HIV treatment choice affects improvement in liver after hepatitis C cure

People with HIV who were cured of hepatitis C experienced greater reductions in liver stiffness if they were taking an antiretroviral regimen that contained a non-nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor (NNRTI), Spanish researchers report in the Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy. Curing hepatitis C infection with direct-acting antiviral treatment can result in improvements in liver health if… Read More »

FDA Approves Brexafemme (ibrexafungerp) as the First and Only Oral Non-Azole Treatment for Vaginal Yeast Infections

FDA Approves Brexafemme (ibrexafungerp) as the First and Only Oral Non-Azole Treatment for Vaginal Yeast Infections JERSEY CITY, N.J., June 02, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Scynexis, Inc. (NASDAQ: SCYX), a biotechnology company pioneering innovative medicines to overcome and prevent difficult-to-treat and drug-resistant fungal infections, today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has… Read More »