Millions in funding for TU Dresden

TU Dresden is going establish two new Collaborative Research Centres (CRC) and an additional CRC with TUD participation will be continued, the German Research Foundation (DFG) announced on 26 May 2017..

Methicillin resistance among clinical isolates of Staphylococcus aureus in Egypt

About 40-70% of the infections caused by Staphylococcus aureus strains are due to methicillin resistant ones. These isolates are usually multi-drug resistant and harder to treat endangering hundreds o..

Scientists jump hurdle in HIV vaccine design

LA JOLLA, CA - May 26, 2017 - Scientists at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) have made another important advance in HIV vaccine design. The development was possible thanks to previous studies at ..

Alzheimer’s Association calls for new strategies against dementia in Scientific American

The time has come for advancing combination therapies against Alzheimer's disease, explains James A. Hendrix, Ph.D., Alzheimer's Association director of global science initiatives, in a new ..

HIV patients sticking with therapy longer, Medicaid data show

With antiretroviral drugs, HIV has become a manageable chronic condition, but only so long as patients continue to take the medication. A large new Brown University study finds substantial momentum in..

Total abdominal wall transplantation for complex transplant cases — experts outline technique

May 26, 2017 - For some patients undergoing intestinal or multi-organ transplantation, closing the abdominal wall poses a difficult surgical challenge. Total abdominal wall transplantation provides an..

Increased facial and head injuries after motorcycle helmet law change in Michigan

May 26, 2017 - Skull fractures and other head and facial injuries from motorcycle trauma in Michigan have doubled since that state relaxed its motorcycle helmet laws, reports a study in the June issue..

Chemical array draws out malignant cells to guide individualized cancer treatment

Credit: Photo by L. Brian Stauffer CHAMPAIGN, Ill. -- Melanoma is a particularly difficult cancer to treat once it has metastasized, spreading throughout the body. University of Illinois researchers..

New cellular target may put the brakes on cancer’s ability to spread

Credit: Will Kirk/JHU A team led by Johns Hopkins researchers has discovered a biochemical signaling process that causes densely packed cancer cells to break away from a tumor and spread the disease..

Study sweetens connection between cancer and sugar

Credit: University of Texas at Dallas In a new study, scientists at The University of Texas at Dallas have found that some types of cancers have more of a sweet tooth than others. "It has been su..

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