Brightsurf Science News & Current Events

September 17, 1996
NeXstar Pharmaceuticals' AmBisome Is Subject Of Two Talks At ICAAC
Data from two multicenter, controlled clinical trials with AmBisome (liposomal amphotericin B) will be presented at ICAAC.

Men, As Well As Women, Benefit from Glass Ceiling Action In Academic Medicine
Somewhat ironically, men, as well as women, benefit from aggressive programs designed to remove career obstacles for women in academic medicine and science, according to a study by Johns Hopkins researchers.

Newly Discovered Bacteria Produce Magnetic Material
Novel bacterial that produce magnetic material and could remove heavy metals from contaminated soils and groundwater have been discovered by microbiologists from the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory

Hospital-Acquired, Antibiotic-Resistant Infections On Rise
Vancomycin-resistant enterococcal infections are increasing in hospitals and are associated with a high death rate, according to infectious disease resarchers at Northwestern University Medical School.

Brain Cancer Vaccine Boosts Immune System To Kill Tumor Cells
A cancer vaccine developed by Duke University Comprehensive Cancer Center researchers is showing promise in mice of treating brain tumors that had been thought
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