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New leukemia drug is more effective and easier to use

A Wright’s stained bone marrow aspirate smear from a patient with precursor B-cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia. Credit: VashiDonsk/Wikipedia A landmark study co-authored by a Loyola Medicine oncologist has found that a newer targeted drug is significantly more effective than standard

New antibiotic proves to be effective against river blindness in mice

Credit: CC0 Public Domain A team of researchers from the U.K., the U.S., Japan and Germany has developed an antibiotic that kills a type of bacteria necessary for larval growth in the parasitic worm that causes river blindness. In their