Medical research

Existing drug may help fight the lethality of E. coli infection

Stopping the spread of Shiga toxins released by E. coli bacteria, which are potentially fatal if they reach the kidneys, has been a focus of researchers for years. No treatments for STEC currently exist, and antibiotic therapy ...

Oncology & Cancer

Tamoxifen resistance linked to high estrogen levels in utero

An animal study suggests that resistance to tamoxifen therapy in some estrogen receptor positive breast cancers may originate from in utero exposure to endocrine disrupting chemicals. The study provides a new path forward ...

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