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Pulmonary TB Can Be Cured with Shorter Treatment, Study Finds

By Laura Kurtzman   Almost half of the nearly 10 million patients with active tuberculosis each year could potentially be cured with significantly shorter treatments than current guidelines recommend, a new analysis from UC San Francisco has found. The results suggest targeted therapies could be more effective in treating TB, which killed an estimated 1.3 million… Read More »

Paracetamol reduces ability to empathize, study finds

Paracetamol, the active ingredient in most painkillers and antifebriles, are proven to reduce the ability to empathize, according to the scientists of Dokuz Eylül University’s Faculty of Medicine. The scientists decided to study paracetamol after a survey conducted in the U.S. by Ohio State University, claiming that an observation group which had taken drugs with… Read More »

China finds African swine fever in country's south, fuelling supply worries

BEIJING (Reuters) – China’s three-month old outbreak of African swine fever has spread for the first time to the country’s south, its major pork-consuming region, signaling how deeply the deadly disease has permeated the country’s pig herd, the world’s largest. FILE PHOTO: Pigs are pictured at a farm on the outskirts of Kunming, capital of… Read More »