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Ernie Tremblay’s teaser pitches about imminent FDA decisions or other biotech catalysts always get a lot of attention — not necessarily because he’s always right (ARLZ did get approval for their drug, but the stock is actually down… EARS did not “double by August 31” because the trial he was teasing failed on efficacy), but […]

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  • My wife (age 74) and I (age 82) have not had Covid-19. We both take 1000 IU Vitamin D3 and a Multi-vitamin. We both ha...

  • I don't believe there is no evidence, there is plenty of it. But the most interesting point that he mentions is the eve...

  • After some 50+ years since the Flu (H3N2) outbreak that did not close down the country, even though thousands of lives w...

  • It is interesting how deep the rabbit hole goes and how incestuous it's all becoming. For example, NVAX just announced t...

  • Closest thing to that manual [www.ISOM.ca], tells us how 5 countries have been curing covid-19, in the words & cli...

  • I had all recommended childhood vaccines and recommended booster shots. I'm 81 and have taken flu vaccine EVERY YEAR si...

  • Tebipenem is one of several antibiotics in the carbapenem class. Most of the antibiotics in this class are used for ver...

  • Best science site for covid-19 "REAL curing": www.ISOM.ca... If you search on google for "CDC: 80,000 FLU deaths in US...

  • There's tons of it, it has been a well known therapy for pneumonia - for example - for very many years....

  • Only half of my comment went through, don't know why. The hospital nurses gave me 3-4 FB inhalations per day and i ...

  • I am in my 80's and should have died when i was i tiny tot. During the first four years of my life i had in order, p...

  • Responses to comments about “Warm Bits…” I’ll say this right at the start: when Gumshoeland Denizens ask me for...

  • I strongly believe I had this horrible flu this year. I however, am still having troubles with the oxygen level in my sy...

  • $BLPH wow > 8K filed.... http://investors.bellerophon.com/phoenix.zhtml?c=253899&p=irol-SECText&TEXT=aHR0cDovL2FwaS50ZW...

  • Now tell me Doc how many immunized children died of pneumonia between 2010 and 2016 and also how many non-immunized chi...

  • Pneumonia can be a result of a flu infection, and it can also be a result of a number of other respiratory infections, c...

  • Thank you for the info Doc. Isn't one of the problems with deaths from the flu are combined with deaths due to pneumonia...

  • $pneumonia Marianne - most the exceptional people I know, have a tendency to "overdo it" Probably one of the reasons f...

  • Marianne, very glad to hear you are doing better. Pneumonia can cause severe weakness so please take care, eat well and ...

  • $no ticker Thank you Doc - and everyone else for the positive thoughts and well wishes. I am a stubborn Viking woman who...

  • If Mr. Jorrin is serious about taking an unbiased look at alternative therapies then I suggest he or anyone else interes...

  • Clinically, Robert S. was probably bipolar and given to psychotic levels of depression when he was in the depressive pha...

  • $NBRV np - Nabriva Therapeutics Announces Completion of Enrollment in LEAP 2, a Phase 3 Clinical Trial Evaluating Oral L...

  • $No Ticker Your money and your life LAY/AP LONDON — About 11 percent of medicines in developing countries are count...

  • $AKAO long The cUIT trial A Study of Efficacy/Safety of Intravenous S-649266 Versus Imipenem/Cilastatin in Complicated ...

  • I've been looking at this one carefully ladies and gents, and I think it's worth a $1k balloon float. Here's why. I'...

  • $NBRV np - Nabriva Therapeutics Announces Positive Topline Results from Global, Phase 3 Clinical Trial Evaluating IV an...

  • Helen M. hyorhinis rang a bell for me, so spent a few minutes confirming that is the bacteria that causes pig lung dise...

  • $NBRV I remember looking into Nabriva Therapeutics a long time ago. Supplementing my own due dilligence with Doc's wh...

  • $AKAO long LpxC related - Childhood Pneumonia http://jamanetwork.com/journals/jama/fullarticle/2646720? https://twi...

  • That is a sobering study, IP. S. Pneumonia is a nasty organism. I would hate to be born as one of those rabbits. I use o...

  • Steve Simonson, who is a friend, came off as stultifying I know, but he's a meticulous careful guy. A key question here ...

  • $AKAO. Long Achaogen presents data on plazomicin against MDR gram-negative bacteria in multiple settings at ASM Micro...

  • Being old school and a fatalist you gottta die from something. Growing up in the 50s the greatest fear was living in an ...

  • DR iclaprim shows no neprhrotoxicity and can be used for diabetes patients with renal problems. Fastrack FDA for absssi ...

  • I would be happy to officiate or just participate in an over 70's discussion group and offer self help hands on remedies...

  • Yes. Unfortunately---and the Hitch is someone on whom I can expound at length---his was stage IV at diagnosis. Hitchens ...

  • It appears the events were tonsillitis, pneumonia and an unrelated fever. Long $AUPH...

  • Wow....sorry to hear you have CD, rickles. That's a loooooong time to have dealt with it. As I am sure you have come acr...

  • WHO (World Health Organisation) today announced a list of bacteria for which antibiotics are urgently needed: http:/...

  • doc Take care to get rested. I am just barely coherent after a little cough that went to bronchitis on the way tp pneum...

  • Nabriva Achieves 60% Randomization Target in LEAP 1 Phase 3 Trial in Community Acquired Bacterial Pneumonia http://inve...

  • Did someone ask about Paratek Pharma today? I seem to remember it and perhaps drove by. We've not got a dog in that figh...

  • As a senior citizen who ended up in hospital with pneumonia 2 years ago the article by Ernie Tremblay about no new antib...

  • Doc, this is such a well written answer! Some concepts beg elucidation, and tumor metastasis, tumor cell type tumor gene...

  • I am assuming the stock will recover next week on this news: FDA Advisory Committee Votes That Efficacy Results of C...

  • Some of us have lives worth living w/ nary a shred of religious faith and we'd very much appreciate being rescued from p...

  • Macrolides are not ototoxic. The only antibiotic you need to fear is the aminoglycoside class. All tempest in a teapot b...

  • Dave, I don't think there are any data as yet on solithromycin's effects on hearing. Those reports may take some time ...

  • Michael, do you have any info on the ototoxicity of this new 'mycin? I already have serious inner-ear damage and dread t...

  • I can't comment on the prospects for CEMP, but the likelihood that solithromycin will soar is not high. Standard treat...

  • And, natch, that's all a pile of steaming bull caca. Many agents are more effective than azithromycin, mutation is impos...

  • On further thought, and not trying to steal Travis's thunder if he's thinking of writing on this, I feel the company has...

  • I actually now think it is $CEMP. It mentions an FDA decision expected by December 27 .. and CEMP has a PDUFA on that...

  • On the Moneymap press teaser, I actually now think it is $CEMP. It mentions an FDA decision expected by December 27 ....

  • Refresher needed from mental block. Who is the North Carolina company with the ph3 antibiotic for pneumonia w/QDIP desi...

  • Effective for Gram-positive pneumonias, but not pneumonia in general. Brilacidin is Gram-positive only....

  • A2QoTD keep F brilacidin ($CTIX) is effective for pneumonia BTW for future QoTD's - twitter poll is limited to 4 c...

  • E, at least, assuming the pneumonia is actually streptococcus pneumonia and not just a generically named "pneumonia"....

  • OK. Which ONE OR MORE of the following antibiotics would NOT have been appropriate to use in treating Hillary Clinton...

  • Well there is also the factor of (probable) Kevlar and (definite) dress clothing, standing for a long time on a warm day...

  • I feel it's highly plausible that $ARTH will attain a billion in market cap unless it is ingested by a larger firm such ...

  • Answer to today's question. To treat bacterial infections, the first step is to have in mind what flavor of pathogen ...

  • I think its (d). As you had recently covered $CEMP informing us that it was mostly for community accquired pneumonia. Re...

  • Hi, I've seen a Dr KSS post about how warnings about Cempra Pharmaceuticals ($CEMP) have been posted, but I have not ...

  • Alan: we tend to invoke the died of old age/natural causes when death occurs from gradual dwindling and without an obvio...

  • $AKAO Achaogen has been going crazy on that pre-clinical research. The company is presenting 4 posters and 2 oral pre...

  • While not exactly the same situation, I would also be concerned about the decrease in specialists who exercise hospital ...

  • I mourn the passing of larger-than-life Cassius Clay. The medical chatrooms are saying that in the last couple of years ...

  • I am so glad, Ben. It is hard navigating the health care system when you are seeing a loved one suffer, and realize th...

  • $FARN Went long $FARN this morning. The thing about Faron Pharmaceuticals and Traumakine for ARDS is this: you...

  • Two-minute video boosts pneumonia vaccinations http://scienmag.com/two-minute-video-boosts-pneumonia-vaccinations/ How...

  • $NBRV- Nabriva Therapeutics AG has added a news release to its Investor Relations website. Title: Nabriva Initiates S...

  • Thanks for the response, doc. I need to spend more time to understand things. I am trying to understand how to assess da...

  • You know, there is a minor push in rheum these days to use triple oral therapy in RA consisting of MTX, hydroxychloroqui...

  • It is now just over a year that I ended up in the hospital, (after 60 years of not having seen a doctor) unable to breat...

  • Doc the only thing was the part about the brain controlling all the body parts. The electro cardiologists I went to clai...

  • Thank you, gentlemen, you are the best. The review was helpful. I remember some of the anatomy and physiology from m...

  • Hi, all, I covet your prayers and any advice on a topic: my brother has small cell lung cancer that was caught at a rath...

  • IN TODAYS NEWS ABOUT CEMPRA IT WAS DISCLOSED THAT IN THEIR SOLITAIRE -1V PHASE 3 TRIAL 5 PATIENTS (1.2%) ON SOLITHROMICI...

  • Larry: mgmt are being misleading. Any trial can be unblinded at any time, and more important, individual patients can be...

  • Someone was asking up above about $GNCA. For the homegamers, this is Genocea Biosciences of Cambridge, MA, a vaccines de...

  • Re: $APHB This is another of Glenns find and something which Dr. KSS has talked about +vely in the past. Dr. KSS would ...

  • NBRV-Copied from current biotechnology thread: Dr. KSS, I am elated by your comment above to John King :-) I have spen...

  • NBRV: Phase II study: http://newdrugapprovals.org/2014/03/31/bc-3781-a-pleuromutilin-by-nabriva-austria-in-phase-2/ Nab...

  • NBRV-Nabriva Therapeutics AG (IPO) 9/18 $15-17 Focusing on Community Acquired Bacterial Pneumonia (CABP) : http://retai...

  • An outbreak of Legionnaires' disease has killed an eighth person in Quincy, Illinois, and sickened 41, mostly at a veter...

  • Fellow gummies, does anyone recall the probiotic recommended by Dr. KSS? A friend has been taking multiple antibiotics, ...

  • DR KSS What do seven out of ten TV doctors recommend for someone recovering from pneumonia ? Get some fresh air and ...

  • Thanks Mr. Paglee---it began as a virus, but dragged on, and turned into a full blown bacterial left lung pneumonia. It'...

  • DrKSS, sorry to learn of your ordeal -- was it viral pneumonia? I too, suffer from bronchitis sometimes after catching ...

  • Hello all....back in the saddle after a quite horrible viral process that turned into fullblown pneumonia with reactive ...

  • Appreciate all the positive response, and YES, I am working on updates for my next column. There has been a great deal o...

  • To Doug Cohn...thanks for posting. The Australian reasoning goes like this. Most childhood vaccines are against viruses....

  • Thanks Herbert for reminding me of that site. It also shows that Cempra is recruiting for three Phase 3 trails slated fo...

  • AKAO-8-K 3/31/15 http://investors.achaogen.com/secfiling.cfm?filingid=1301501-15-4&CIK=1301501 Item 8.01 Other Events. ...

  • I didn't like that either, but they are speaking to stockholders not a convention of internists. My understanding is tha...

  • The folks at Agora are touting Cempra Pharma and their " 4th generation macrolide,,,,Solithromycin".,,,,,currently in p...

  • I know not solicited, but some of the antibiotic choice is dictated by Obama care. If your hospital is to get the total ...

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