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Bacteria that resist 'last antibiotic' found in UK

<b>Bacteria that resist the most common antibiotic of last resort - colistin - have been discovered in the UK.</b><p>Officials say the threat to human health is low, but is under ongoing review.<p>Scientists warned the world was on the cusp of a post-antibiotic era when such resistance was discovered in China …

High cholesterol fuels the growth and spread of breast cancer

DURHAM, N.C. - A byproduct of cholesterol functions like the hormone estrogen to fuel the growth and spread of the most common types of breast …

12 Ways to Make Yourself Feel Better in Uncomfortable Situations | Inc.com

It's the holiday season. I really don't need to say anything else. There will be many uncomfortable situations this year and in the coming years. There will be that one person at your holiday party that you'd rather not talk with or the neighbor down the street that you heard fighting that come to …

Scientists create infertile mosquitoes

<b>UK scientists say they have reached a milestone in the fight against malaria by creating a genetically modified mosquito that is infertile.</b><p>The plan is to wipe out the insects that spread malaria to people via bites, Nature Biotechnology reports.<p>Two copies of the mutant gene render the …

Mexico to get world's first dengue fever vaccine

<b>Mexico has approved the use of the world's first vaccine against dengue fever, the health ministry announced.</b><p>The deadliest form of the mosquito-borne disease kills 22,000 people per year, according to the World Health Organisation.<p>French pharmaceutical company Sanofi said it developed the vaccine, …

'Suicide' gene therapy kills prostate cancer cells

<b>A new gene therapy technique is able to modify prostate cancer cells so that a patient's body attacks and kills them, US scientists have discovered.</b><p>The technique causes the tumour cells in the body to self-destruct, giving it the name 'suicide gene therapy'.<p>Their research found a 20% improvement in …

Increase Your Mind Power with These 7 Techniques

Open your mind and realize all the possibilities that disclosed to you. There is no end to the debate about intelligence, cognition, and mental …

6 Reasons It's Good Some People Don't Like You

There are two types of people we classify as haters. One is a critic who comes from a place of love, another is legitimate hater -- one coming from a place of fear or envy. To be criticized with negative intention means that you have aroused something within someone else such as jealousy or a …

Roche says data shows Cotellic combination therapy effective | Reuters

ZURICH (Reuters) - Swiss drugmaker Roche said final survival data from a Phase III clinical trial showed the Cotellic drug used in combination with Zelboraf helped people with previously untreated BRAF V600 mutation-positive advanced melanoma live significantly longer compared to Zelboraf alone.<p>The …

Nobel Prize for anti-parasite drug discoveries

<b>The Nobel Prize for physiology or medicine has been split two ways for groundbreaking work on parasitic diseases.</b><p>William C Campbell and Satoshi Ōmura found a new way of tackling infections caused by roundworm parasites.<p>Youyou Tu shares the prize for her discovery of a therapy against malaria.<p>The …