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Research raises antibiotic questions

A James Cook University scientist has warned about the side effects of overusing topical antibiotics, including concerns they're contributing to global antibiotic resistance.

Jul 12, 2017
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Antibiotics are not always the answer

The discovery of penicillin in 1928 was heralded as a medical miracle. As one of the first antibiotics, it could cure patients of potentially deadly bacterial illnesses, such as scarlet fever, typhoid and pneumonia.

Jul 07, 2017
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Cracks in the armor of therapy-resistant cancer cells

A new study shows that cancer cells across multiple lineages can adopt the same therapy-resistant cell state, enabling broad resistance to targeted therapies. However, the resulting cell circuitry also results in a vulnerability ...

Jul 06, 2017
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