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Easier cure for resistant TB

A new treatment strategy has had astonishing success against extensively drug-resistant tuberculosis (XDR TB), which kills more than 70% of patients. XDR and other drug-resistant forms of TB are burgeoning among people with HIV,...

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Could a Diabetes Drug Cure CML?

Chronic myelogenous leukemia (CML) is caused by chromosomal translocation that creates a fused gene; this gene produces an oncoprotein, BCR-ABL. Targeting this protein with imatinib (Gleevec) and other tyrosine kinase inhibitors (TKIs) produces dramatic...

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Triple threat

Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) is a worldwide threat to human health, because it is resistant to a large class of β-lactams (penicillins) and to second-generation penicillins, including methicillin. However, Gonzales et al. report that...

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