Tag Archives: Frontline

New high-resolution images show how malaria parasites evade frontline drugs

New pictures of a key mediator of drug resistance for the parasite-¬-captured with single-particle cryo-electron microscopy by a team of scientists at Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeon–are now giving researchers clues about how to combat resistance. Credit: Columbia University Irving Medical Center Malaria parasites are rapidly developing …

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Front-line osimertinib improves overall survival in EGFR-mutation positive NSCLC

Credit: © European Society for Medical Oncology First-line osimertinib significantly lengthens overall survival compared to older generation EGFR-TKIs in patients with Ex19del/L858R EGFR mutated advanced non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC), according to late breaking results of the FLAURA trial presented at the ESMO Congress 2019 in Barcelona, Spain. The primary …

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Front-line caregivers given tools to play bigger role in the fight against opioid abuse

UTHealth’s Angela Stotts, PhD, and Thomas Northrup, PhD, are tackling the opioid overdose crisis. Credit: Rob Cahill/UTHealth Buprenorphine and naltrexone can help break a person’s addiction to life-threatening opioid use disorder, but they can be hard for front-line, primary care providers to prescribe, according to researchers at McGovern Medical School …

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