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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

Doctors May Have Found a New Use for Ketamine [Medicine]

Ketamine has emerged as a promising therapeutic drug. #Ketamine #drug #medicine #health.....»»

Category: topSource:  planettechnewsRelated News19 hr. 28 min. ago

Vungle CEO arrested on charges of assault with a deadly weapon, lewd act with 3-year-old son

 Zain Jaffer, who has been CEO of fast-growing mobile ad startup, Vungle, is out of the company after being arrested on a slew of charges, including a lewd act upon a child and assault with a deadly weapon. We’ve learned that the alleged v.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsOct 20th, 2017

Vungle CEO arrested on charges of attempted murder, assault with a deadly weapon and lewd act upon a child

 Zain Jaffer, who has been CEO of fast-growing mobile ad startup, Vungle, is out of the company after being arrested on a slew of charges, including a lewd act upon a child and attempted murder. We’re short on details, but we found the cha.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsOct 20th, 2017

The birth of a new protein

A yeast protein that evolved from scratch can fold into a compact three-dimensional shape -- contrary to the general understanding of young proteins. Recent evidence suggests new genes can arise from the non-coding sections, or 'junk,' DNA and that t.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated NewsOct 20th, 2017

Thousands of DIY foodies sickened in outbreak from poor agricultural practices

Nationwide Salmonella infection rate has quadrupled, CDC numbers show. (credit: PROUnknownNet Photography) As the trend of backyard flock tending skyrocketed in recent years, so has deadly infections, the Associated Press reports. Since 2015,.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsOct 20th, 2017

Sickle cell anemia treatment does not increase malaria risk in Africa

The drug hydroxyurea does not appear to increase the risk of malaria infection in patients with sickle cell anemia who live in malaria-endemic regions, according to a study......»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated NewsOct 20th, 2017

Pentagon Faces Demands for Details on Deadly Attack in Niger

Members of Congress are demanding answers two weeks after an ambush in the African nation of Niger killed four U.S. soldiers......»»

Category: securitySource:  militaryRelated NewsOct 20th, 2017

5 "Deadly Sins" Increase the Risk of a Data Breach

Many businesses fail to prevent the abuse or misuse of privileged credentials, and this lax behavior costs the typical enterprise nearly $4 million a year......»»

Category: itSource:  BaselineRelated NewsOct 20th, 2017

Tracing cell death pathway points to drug targets for brain damage, kidney injury, asthma

Scientists are unlocking the complexities of a recently discovered cell death process that plays a key role in health and disease, and new findings link their discovery to asthma, kidney injury and brain trauma. The results are the early steps toward.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated NewsOct 19th, 2017

Pentagon Probing Troubling Questions after Deadly Niger Ambush

The growing list of unanswered questions and inability to construct a precise account of the incident has officials worried......»»

Category: securitySource:  militaryRelated NewsOct 19th, 2017

Key psychiatric drug target comes into focus

One way or another, many psychiatric drugs work by binding to receptor molecules in the brain that are sensitive to the neurotransmitter dopamine, a chemical signal that is central to how our experiences shape our behavior. But because scientists sti.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated NewsOct 19th, 2017

H7N9 influenza is both lethal and transmissible in animal model for flu

In 2013, an influenza virus began circulating among poultry in China. It caused several waves of human infection and as of late July 2017, nearly 1,600 people had tested positive for avian H7N9. Nearly 40 percent of those infected had died. In 2017,.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated NewsOct 19th, 2017

Gut bacteria from wild mice boost health in lab mice

Laboratory mice that are given the gut bacteria of wild mice can survive a deadly flu virus infection and fight colorectal cancer dramatically better than laboratory mice with their own gut bacteria, researchers report......»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated NewsOct 19th, 2017

Chronic gastrointestinal problems? Your dirty mouth may be partly to blame

The mouth microbes can spark haywire immune responses and are often drug resistant. Enlarge (credit: Media for Medical) Chronic intestinal disturbances may in part be handed down from above, according to a study published Thursday in Science......»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsOct 19th, 2017

Episode 2 of ‘Life is Strange: Before the Storm’ explores town’s underbelly

The second episode of Life is Strange: Before the Storm puts protagonist Chloe in some real danger as she helps out a returning character from the original run, drug dealer Frank Bowers. The post Episode 2 of ‘Life is Strange: Before the Storm&.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsOct 19th, 2017

The Voom 23 is a rugged, waterproof speaker that lasts 24 hours per charge

Looking for a new Bluetooth speaker that can take a beating and boasts incredible battery life? Look no further than the VAVA Voom 23 Rugged Bluetooth Speaker. This water-resistant speaker is IP certified to resist splashes and even dunks, and it&rsq.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  bgrRelated NewsOct 19th, 2017

Gene therapy for advanced lymphoma gets FDA approval

People with advanced lymphoma now have another type of treatment to consider. The Food and Drug Administration has approved Yescarta, a cell-based gene therapy designed to treat large B-cell lymphoma created by Kite Pharma. It's the sec.....»»

Category: topSource:  engadgetRelated NewsOct 19th, 2017

Game-changing gene therapy to treat blood cancer approved by the FDA

The Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday approved a promising new treatment for a particularly deadly form of cancer, bringing hope to desperate patients while rekindling a global conversation about the escalating cost of new therapies. The trea.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated NewsOct 19th, 2017

Researchers watch in real time as fat-encased drug nanoparticles invade skin cells

A new study describes the use of cutting-edge microscopy technology to visualize how liposomes escape from blood vessels into surrounding cells in a living mouse, offering clues that may help researchers design better drug delivery systems......»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated NewsOct 19th, 2017

Moto X4 Android One review

The Motorola Moto X4 comes in two models. There’s the Moto X4 Android One available on Google’s Project Fi wireless service, or the regular Moto X4 from Motorola. We took one for a spin to see if the water-resistant Moto X4 is worth the $400 pric.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsOct 19th, 2017