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Monthly Archives: February 2017

WHO report is ‘major step forward’ in fight against drug-resistant bacteria

A new report by the World Health Organization lays out, for the first time, which antibiotic-resistant bacteria pose the greatest risk to global health and urgently need new effective treatments. The report was chaired by Prof. Evelina Tacconelli, executive committee … Continue reading

Published Monday, February 27th, 2017 at 3:00 pm
Posted in Infectious diseases

Death rates from cancer will fall faster in men than in women in Europe in 2017

Death rates from cancer in the European Union (EU) are falling faster in men than in women, according to the latest predictions for European cancer deaths in 2017, published in the leading cancer journal Annals of Oncology [1]. Researchers in … Continue reading

Published Wednesday, February 22nd, 2017 at 12:05 am
Posted in Cancer