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Scientists Develop an Antibiotic Alternative Against ‘Superbugs’

WEDNESDAY, May 29, 2019 — “Superbugs” strike fear in the hearts of scientists who are racing to find new drugs to fight these dangerous infections, but British researchers now report they have developed a compound that could battle these antibiotic-resistant bacteria in an entirely new way. The compound, a metal complex based on the element… Read More »

Protein protects against non-alcoholic fatty liver disease

Researchers propose a possible therapeutic target to treat fatty liver, a disease for which there is currently no treatment. Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease describes several liver dysfunctions of varying severity, characterised by the accumulation of fat in hepatic cells and not caused by high alcohol consumption. This disease, one of the most common in developed… Read More »

Half of Malaysian doctors admit to some discrimination against patients with HIV

Just over half of physicians at two of Malaysia’s leading medical universities expressed some intention to discriminate against patients with HIV in a survey. Dr. Tee Ying Chew of the University of Malaya and colleagues published the results in AIDS and Behavior. Around 90,000 people are living with HIV in Malaysia, with HIV concentrated among… Read More »