Brightsurf Science News & Current Events

August 15, 1999
Pain, itself, elicits pain relief, and does so through 'reward' pathway
Researchers have long known that the body can activate its own form of pain relief in response to painful stimuli.

Linezolid is highly effective against antibiotic-resistant infections
Researchers at Northwestern University Medical School report that linezolid, a new antibiotic, is highly effective against a range of gram-positive bacteria, including antibiotic- resistant enterococci and staphylococci.

UCSF researchers report new risk factors for non-Hodgkin's lymphoma
In a large population-based study conducted on non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, researchers at the University of California, San Francisco found that exposure to certain environmental factors that affect the immune system could decrease a person's risk of developing the disease.
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