Medications

Protein contributes to drug tolerance in tuberculosis

Weill Cornell Medicine researchers have identified a protein in Mycobacterium tuberculosis (Mtb) that contributes to drug tolerance, a phenomenon that allows bacteria to survive treatment with drugs that would normally kill ...

Diabetes

Researchers investigate how opioid use affects offspring in rats

New research from scientists at Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University suggests opioid use before pregnancy—even if not used during pregnancy itself—could result in a higher likelihood that a mother's ...

Neuroscience

How weather can affect pain tolerance

Can the weather affect pain from conditions like arthritis or migraine? It may sound like an old superstition—but on some standard quantitative sensory tests, weather-related factors do indeed affect pain tolerance, suggests ...

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