Melanoma Combo Treatment May Work For Other Cancers
Two kinds of cancer treatments are being trialed in combination for the first time on melanoma patients, according researchers from the Medical Oncology Skin and Melanoma Clinical Service at Peter MacCullum Cancer Centre, Australia. The researchers presented to delegates at the Clinical Oncological Society of Australia's Annual Scientific Meeting...
Antibiotic Resistance Major Public Health Problem
Antibiotic resistance remains a major threat to public health around the world, and for the large part, the cause is misuse of antibiotics, says the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC). The ECDC put out the message in a statement released on Sunday to coincide with the fifth European Antibiotic Awareness Day...
Muscle Paralysis In Dreaming Sleep, Mechanism Identified
Scientists have discovered what goes on when the brain mediates in inhibiting the critical breathing muscles during REM (rapid eye movement) when a person is sleeping, a report published in the Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine revealed. The authors, from the University of Toronto, Canada, explained that during REM sleep, there is a profound inhibition of muscle activity...