Research

Roche’s new blood Cancer drug Gazyva fails to deliver significant improvements in trials

Roche’s new blood Cancer drug Gazyva fails to deliver significant improvements in trials

According to Swiss drugmaker Rochem trials have shown that its latest blood cancer drug Gazyva failed to come up with notable improvements in comparison to an older medicine in people suffering from an aggressive kind of blood cancer. It has come up as a blow in the company’s fight against competition from biosimilars.

US Veterans Increasingly Suffer From Prevalence of Diagnosed Sleep Disorders

US Veterans Increasingly Suffer From Prevalence of Diagnosed Sleep Disorders

US veterans have been found to be increasingly suffering from age-adjusted prevalence of any sleep disorder. The finding of an increase of six times in the number of US veterans being diagnosed with the condition was revealed by a new research that was conducted over a period of 11 years.

Gonorrhea developing resistance for remaining two antibiotics to treat it

Gonorrhea developing resistance for remaining two antibiotics to treat it

Only two antibiotics are remaining to cure gonorrhea, sexually transmitted disease. But the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has raised concerns by unveiling that Neisseria gonorrhoeae bacteria may be developing resistance to these drugs.

The drugs, azithromycin and ceftriaxone, are used in combination to treat the disease. A nationwide surveillance program has found a fourfold rise in the portion of samples being resistant in the case of azithromycin.

Research projects shutting down at Soudan Underground Mine

Research projects shutting down at Soudan Underground Mine

For an underground mine lab in northeastern Minnesota, future seems to be uncertain after its signature experiment got its final data in June-end.

The Star Tribune reported that research projects have been meeting closure at the Soudan Underground Mine, and the University of Minnesota has got separated from the mine.

MeerKAT’s glimpse of its true potential can be seen in this image of sky

MeerKAT’s glimpse of its true potential can be seen in this image of sky

MeerKAT considered to be world’s super radio telescope has shown a glimpse of what it is capable of. On Saturday, South Africa's MeerKAT radio telescope has unveiled about 1,300 galaxies in a small corner of the universe where just 70 were known earlier.

Pre-existing history of PTSD linked with increased risk of sleep disorder onset among US veterans

Pre-existing history of PTSD linked with increased risk of sleep disorder onset among US veterans

A novel study based on the assessment of more than 9.7 million US veterans has found that they were six times more likely to suffer a sleep disorder in 2010 than in 2000. Maximum rise was witnessed in those US veterans having post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), mental disorders or any combat experience.

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