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New Approach to Drug-Resistant Lung Cancer

Israeli researchers formulate drug cocktail that shows promise in mice models for stopping resistance to kinase inhibitors New-generation lung cancer drugs can be very effective, but within about a year the patients tend to develop resistance to the therapy. Researchers…

Germs Gaining Resistance to Hand Gels in Hospitals

Potentially dangerous bacteria already resistant to antibiotics are now developing resistance to common alcohol-based hand gels, a new study reports. A bacteria called Enterococcus faecium is a leading cause of hospital-acquired infections, and it’s been shrugging off antibiotics at an…

Could a Blood Test Help Spot Severe Depression?

People with severe depression may have particularly low blood levels of an amino acid involved in brain function, a new study suggests. The substance, called acetyl-L-carnitine (LAC), is naturally produced in the body. It aids in metabolism, and animal research…

Physical Therapy for Your Brain

BrainQ is developing noninvasive personalized electromagnetic treatment for people with neuromuscular conditions after stroke or spinal-cord injury When you reach for a glass of water, your hand is doing the action but your brain is directing that action. If you…