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Candida auris: The new superbug on the block

The drug-resistant fungus, Candida auris, was only discovered 10 years ago, but is now one of the world’s most feared hospital microbes. There have been outbreaks across the world, and new research shows higher temperatures may have led to an increase in infections. The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has called for… Read More »

United Therapeutics teamed with pumpmaker to block Remodulin generics, Sandoz suit says

It took Novartis’ Sandoz years to reach the market with a generic to United Therapeutics’ pulmonary arterial hypertension med Remodulin, but last month, the company managed to do just that. Now, there’s a big problem hindering the generic launch, Sandoz alleges in a new lawsuit (PDF): United Therapeutics is blocking generic uptake by teaming with… Read More »

Instagram will BLOCK anti-vaxxer hashtags in crackdown on medical fake news

Instagram will BLOCK anti-vaxxer hashtags in crackdown on medical fake news on the social-media site Instagram bosses said they will minimise ‘recommendations of this content’ ‘Short-term measures’ include blocking hashtags like #vaccinescauseautism But it may take several weeks for the ban to come into effect  By Alexandra Thompson Senior Health Reporter For Mailonline Published: 10:09… Read More »