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Deadly, drug-resistant Candida yeast infection spreads in the US

So far, 53 Americans have been infected with Candida auris, which can cause organ failure. It is resistant to all three major classes of antifungal drug.....»»

Category: topSource:  newscientistMar 20th, 2017

Drug Cartels Are Using Ford Fusions To Smuggle Curiously Cheap Weed Into Minnesota

A string of drug busts in Minnesota involving marijuana being smuggled across the border in brand new Ford Fusions has triggered an ongoing investigation. It is believed that the cartel of former drug lord “El Chapo” is involved.Read more........»»

Category: gadgetSource:  gizmodoRelated News20 hr. 33 min. ago

Helping juvenile idiopathic arthritis sufferers

A drug combination that could help thousands of children with arthritis has been discovered by a team of researchers. Children and adolescents with Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis (JIA) are likely to develop uveitis, a condition that causes inflammatio.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated NewsApr 27th, 2017

Antidepressant may enhance drug delivery to the brain

Pairing the antidepressant amitriptyline with drugs designed to treat central nervous system diseases, enhances drug delivery to the brain by inhibiting the blood-brain barrier in rats, new research shows. The blood-brain barrier serves as a natural,.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated NewsApr 27th, 2017

The anti-malarial efficacy of exciting new clinical candidate

A new article describes the discovery, and biological profiling, of an exciting new anti-malarial clinical drug candidate, MMV390048, effective against resistant strains of the malaria parasite, and across the entire parasite lifecycle, with the pote.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated NewsApr 27th, 2017

Landmark clinical trial to help Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis sufferers

A drug combination that could help thousands of children with arthritis has been discovered by a team of researchers. Children and adolescents with Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis (JIA) are likely to develop uveitis, a condition that causes inflammatio.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated NewsApr 27th, 2017

Judge praises drug dealer"s business model, although obviously quite illegal

We often like to cast criminals as dumb, but one illegal operation has really impressed a judge. 20-year-old Brodie Gary Satterley from Maroochydore, Australia, was sentenced to three years' jail with immediate parole, and was also praised for his bu.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated NewsApr 26th, 2017

The average ransomware payment has skyrocketed to over $1,000

The hackers spreading ransomware are getting greedier. In 2016, the average ransom demand to free computers hit with the infection rose to $1,077, up from $294 the year before, according to security firm Symantec.“Attackers clearly think that th.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcwRelated NewsApr 26th, 2017

Exploring personalized pharmacotherapy to treat panic attacks

Although drug therapy is the accepted first-line treatment for panic disorders (PDs), 17% to 64% of patients do not respond adequately and continue to exhibit one of the most common symptoms of PD, the panic attack (PA). Researchers carefully reviewe.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated NewsApr 26th, 2017

Novel antibiotic resistance gene in milk

A new antibiotic resistance gene has been found in bacteria from dairy cows. This gene confers resistance to all beta-lactam antibiotics including the last generation of cephalosporins used against methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus. A trans.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated NewsApr 26th, 2017

Simple treatment for severe bleeding could save lives of mothers around the world

An inexpensive and widely available drug could save the lives of one in three mothers who would otherwise bleed to death after childbirth, according to a major study. The global trial of 20,000 women found that death due to bleeding was reduced by 31.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated NewsApr 26th, 2017

Ransomware attacks are taking a greater toll on victim"s wallets

The hackers spreading ransomware are getting greedier. In 2016, the average ransom demand to free computers hit with the infection rose to US$1,077, up from $294 the year before, according to security firm Symantec.“Attackers clearly think that.....»»

Category: securitySource:  networkworldRelated NewsApr 26th, 2017

The average ransomware payment has skyrocketed to over $1,000, as malware writers demand more

The hackers spreading ransomware are getting greedier. In 2016, the average ransom demand to free computers hit with the infection rose to $1,077, up from $294 the year before, according to security firm Symantec.“Attackers clearly think that th.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcwRelated NewsApr 26th, 2017

Climate change is turning dehydration into a deadly disease

Climate change makes a new chronic kidney disease worse, "and it will grow and grow.” Enlarge (credit: Brett Gundlock) A mysterious kidney disease is striking down labourers across the world and climate change is making it worse. For Mosaic,.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsApr 26th, 2017

Mylan"s Epic EpiPen Price Hike Wasn"t About Greed -- It"s Worse, Lawsuit Claims

Mylan engaged in a campaign to squash a rival to its EpiPen allergy treatment and artificially inflate the price of the drug to maintain a market monopoly, French drugmaker Sanofi said in a lawsuit. From a report: With the lofty prices and near-monop.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsApr 26th, 2017

Nerve Gas Attack: New Treatment Cleared, But More Drugs Are Needed

After a deadly nerve agent attack in Syria earlier this month, the U.S. government has approved a new type of injector for a drug that treats these lethal chemicals......»»

Category: scienceSource:  livescienceRelated NewsApr 26th, 2017

Soylent, the food of the tech gods, needs a rebrand, fast

Let's call this an intervention: Soylent, it's time for a rebrand.  On Monday, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration posted a product recall message from Soylent related to 890 boxes of Soylent 1.8 Powder that may have contained undeclared milk......»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated NewsApr 26th, 2017

New chlamydia drug targets discovered using CRISPR and stem cells

Scientists have created an innovative technique for studying how chlamydia interacts with the human immune system. The results identify novel drug targets for the sexually transmitted disease......»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated NewsApr 26th, 2017

Chemotherapy drug may increase vulnerability to depression

A chemotherapy drug used to treat brain cancer may increase vulnerability to depression by stopping new brain cells from growing, according to a new study......»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated NewsApr 26th, 2017

High rate of tumor shrinkage among pancreatic cancer patients

Adding cisplatin to standard gemcitabine/nab-paclitaxel drug treatment provided a very high rate of tumor shrinkage for patients with advanced pancreatic cancer, according to the results of a pilot clinical trial. These statistically significant and.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated NewsApr 26th, 2017

Using 3-D weapons of science to fight infectious diseases

Researchers have achieved a significant milestone in the effort to understand pathogens responsible for some of the world’s most deadly infectious diseases......»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated NewsApr 26th, 2017