WASHINGTON: In a breakthrough, scientists have discovered a new class of antibiotics to fight deadly bacteria such as methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus and other drug-resistant bacteria that threaten public health. 262 more words
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WASHINGTON — A new study shows that a combination of drugs can be used in targeted therapy against a common type of lung cancer.
Lung adenocarcinomas, the most common genetic subtype of lung cancer which has long defied treatment with targeted therapies, has had its growth halted by a combination of two already-in-use drugs in laboratory and animal studies, setting the stage for clinical trials of the drugs on patients, researchers at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in Boston, Massachusetts and other scientists report in a new study. 274 more words
In the winters it is common for people not to feel too thirsty, which leads to a lessened urge to drink water. But for those of you who think that this is not a big problem, here is some news for you. 547 more words
Scientists have discovered a “promising” new class of antibiotics that could treat drug-resistant strains of tuberculosis (TB).
Researchers from St Jude Children’s Research Hospital in US said the drugs increased survival of mice infected with TB and were effective against drug-resistant strains of TB. 336 more words