Archive: 03/16/2010

ID physicians call for 10 new antibiotics by 2020

As the deaths and suffering caused by antibiotic-resistant bacterial infections continue to rise around the world, the Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) is urging a global commitment to develop 10 new antibiotics ...

Mar 16, 2010
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Blocking cancer in its path: New cellular defect discovered

(PhysOrg.com) -- UCSF researchers have discovered that a key cellular defect that disturbs the production of proteins in human cells can lead to cancer susceptibility. The scientists also found that a new generation of inhibitory ...

Mar 16, 2010
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Study: Gene testing helps get warfarin dose right

(AP) -- Doctors are reporting an exciting win for gene testing and personalized medicine: Checking patients' DNA before starting them on a popular blood thinner helps get the tricky dose right and keep them out of the hospital.

Mar 16, 2010
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