Shares of Taysha Gene Therapies were down more than 10 percent after a patient’s death marred positive interim data for the company’s experimental gene therapy treatment for Sandhoff and Tay-Sachs diseases, which are two forms of GM2 gangliosidosis.

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved AbbVie’s Dalvance (dalbavancin) for acute bacterial skin and skin structure infections in pediatric patients as young as newborns.

A bacteriophage is a virus that infects bacteria. They are not typically used to treat bacterial infections, but in desperate cases, they have been used to treat particularly antibiotic-resistant infections.

Researchers in Singapore believe that a drug used to treat tapeworms can be effective at treating a type of cancer.

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved a new treatment for patients with acute bacterial skin infections, made by privately held Melinta Therapeutics.

Cempra Inc. said its experimental oral drug to treat acute bacterial skin infections cleared a late-stage study.