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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

Lighting up antibiotic resistance

Carbapenems are among the 'antibiotics of last resort' and can fight infections for which other drugs have long lost their effectiveness. However, even carbapenem-resistant pathogenic strains have emerged over the last decades......»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News16 hr. 18 min. ago

The Best Water-Resistant Bluetooth Speaker Is the JBL Charge 3

In our search for best water-resistant Bluetooth speaker, the JBL Charge 3 drowned out the competition to take the title.Read more........»»

Category: topSource:  gizmodoRelated News21 hr. 3 min. ago

Hush now: New gene-silencing drug cuts cholesterol by half in clinical trial

By silencing a gene, a new treatment may help fight high cholesterol. In clinical trials, the drug known as inclisiran developed by researchers from Imperial College London reduced cholesterol by an impressive 50 percent. The post Hush now: New gene-.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsMar 24th, 2017

This patent for Apple Watch could cut down on distracted driving

Apple has patented a new feature that appears to reduce notifications on its wearable once the user hits the road. Using mobile devices while driving tends to be a dangerous-at-best, deadly-at-worst combination, one that's compounded even.....»»

Category: topSource:  techradarRelated NewsMar 23rd, 2017

Scientists unveil a giant leap for anti-aging

Researchers have made a discovery that could lead to a revolutionary drug that actually reverses ageing, improves DNA repair and could even help NASA get its astronauts to Mars......»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated NewsMar 23rd, 2017

CoreOS extends its Tectonic Kubernetes service to Azure and OpenStack

 While CoreOS is probably still best known for its Linux distribution, that was only the company’s gateway drug to a wider range of services. Tectonic, the company’s service for running Kubernetes-based container deployments in the.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsMar 23rd, 2017

Biopesticide could defeat insecticide resistance in bedbugs

A fungal biopesticide that shows promise for the control of bed bugs is highly effective even against bed-bug populations that are insecticide resistant, according to research......»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated NewsMar 22nd, 2017

These Are the Five Best Water-Resistant Bluetooth Speakers

Five water-resistant speakers made the cut after the nomination round of this week’s Co-Op, but which one will make the biggest splash? Check out the finalists below, and vote for your favorite at the bottom of the post.Read more........»»

Category: gadgetSource:  gizmodoRelated NewsMar 22nd, 2017

Survival of the Great Barrier Reef Depends on Halting Warming |Video

After record temperatures and massive bleaching in 2016, scientists fear that the Great Barrier Reef has again experienced deadly coral bleaching. Researchers warn that the only way to save the Reef is to stop global warming......»»

Category: scienceSource:  livescienceRelated NewsMar 22nd, 2017

Trip To Krabi With The 2017 Samsung Galaxy A7

Krabi is famous for its beaches, hot spring waterfall and the Emerald Pool, so I took the opportunity to try out the 2017 Galaxy A7 smartphone, which is IP68 water-resistant. Check out some of the pictures and videos I took on my trip to Kr.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcstatsRelated NewsMar 22nd, 2017

Silence is golden: Suppressing host response to Ebola virus may help to control infection

The Ebola virus causes a severe, often fatal illness when it infects the human body. Initially targeting cells of the immune system called macrophages, white blood cells that absorb and clear away pathogens, a new study has found a way to potentially.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated NewsMar 22nd, 2017

Bipolar disorder: New method predicts who will respond to lithium therapy

For roughly one-third of people diagnosed with bipolar disorder, lithium is a miracle drug, effectively treating both their mania and depression. Now a new develop tool has been developed to gauge success of preferred treatment for bipolar disorder......»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated NewsMar 22nd, 2017

Altering pH bumps prions out of danger zone

New research offers hope by showing how we might prevent prions from aggregating or growing into deadly diseases. The results also show that an antihistamine, astemizole, proved effective in reducing prion aggregation......»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated NewsMar 22nd, 2017

Interferon drug shows promise in treating Ebola

A pilot study of a class of drugs used to treat hepatitis and some forms of multiple sclerosis has been shown for the first time to ease symptoms of Ebola patients, while also increasing their survival......»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated NewsMar 22nd, 2017

Shortage of drug to treat low blood pressure from septic shock associated with increased deaths

Patients with septic shock admitted to hospitals affected by the 2011 shortage of the drug norepinephrine had a higher risk of in-hospital death, according to a study......»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated NewsMar 22nd, 2017

Infections during pregnancy may interfere with genes linked to prenatal brain development

If a mother picks up an infection during pregnancy, her immune system will kick into action to clear the infection -- but this self-defense mechanism may also have a small influence how her child's brain develops in the womb, in ways that are similar.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated NewsMar 22nd, 2017

Research spotlights early signs of disease using infrared light: New research

Researchers have used infrared spectroscopy to spotlight changes in tiny cell fragments called microvesicles to probe their role in a model of the body's immunological response to bacterial infection......»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated NewsMar 22nd, 2017

Consumption of "cannibal drug" in adolescence has prejudicial effects on adulthood

Consumption of the synthetic drug MDPV – a powerful psychostimulant known as ‘cannibal drug’- in adolescence, can increase vulnerability of cocaine addiction during adulthood, according to a study carried out with laboratory animals. .....»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated NewsMar 22nd, 2017

"First in human" trial defines safe dosage for small molecule drug ONC201 for solid cancer tumors

A ‘first in human’ clinical trial examining the small molecule drug ONC201 in cancer patients with advanced solid tumors shows that this investigational drug is well tolerated at the recommended phase II dose. That’s according to investigators.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated NewsMar 22nd, 2017

Tweet sent to epileptic journalist containing strobing GIF classed as "deadly weapon" by court

A man has been charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon after sending a journalist who has epilepsy a tweet containing a strobing GIF. Senior Newsweek writer Kurt Eichenwald had an eight-minute epileptic seizure after viewing the message,.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated NewsMar 22nd, 2017