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Blood Test That Detects Changes in Tumor DNA

A multicenter study of 129 women with advanced breast cancer show that a blood test that spots cancer-linked DNA correctly predicted that most of those patients with higher levels of the tumor markers died...

Diabetes drugs that lower CVD risk

Diabetes medications were the most expensive among traditional therapy drug classes with an overall trend of 14% in 2015, according to the Express Scripts 2015 Drug Trend Report. The positive trend is reflective of...

Key to a new age of anti-viral drugs

Some of the greatest scientific discoveries have been accidental. To that list, Israeli scientists have added one more. They’ve discovered for the first time an instance of viruses leaving messages for other viruses. What makes...

Inactivated rabies viruses carrying canine distemper glycoproteins protect against both pathogens

Rabies and canine distemper are among the most dangerous and lethal viral diseases afflicting carnivores. Rabies can also be transmitted to humans via bite from rabies-infected animals. It attacks the nervous system and can...

Neutrons identify critical details in bacterial enzyme implicated in gastric cancer

Understanding the details of this enzyme, and thus the Helicobacter pylori bacteria's metabolism and biological pathways, could be central to developing drugs that act against H. pylori, but that do not attack the stomach's...

Malaria superbugs threaten global malaria control

Multidrug-resistant malaria superbugs have taken hold in parts of Thailand, Laos and Cambodia, threatening to undermine progress against the disease, scientists said. The superbugs - malaria parasites that can beat off the best current treatments,...

Stem cell secretions may protect against glaucoma

A new study in rats shows that stem cell secretions, called exosomes, appear to protect cells in the retina, the light-sensitive tissue in the back of the eye. The findings, published in Stem Cells...