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Discovery by Canadian researchers of how bacteria become resistant to antibiotics could lead to more effective drugs

Ontario researchers say they have discovered how bacteria become resistant to antibiotics, a finding they say could help combat the growing problem. Maikel Rheinstadter, a physics professor with McMaster University in Hamilton, and Andree Khondker, an undergraduate biochemistry student, said they found bacteria fight off antibiotics by stiffening their cell membranes and changing the barrier’s… Read More »

Hormone Replacement Therapy for Men: Types & More

Hormone Replacement Therapy: Definition When we talk about hormone replacement therapy (HRT) in men, we’re talking about testosterone. A small amount of testosterone is produced in the adrenal glands, but for men the majority of testosterone is produced in the testicles. Testosterone has both physical and psychological benefits.1 Physically, the hormone has several functions for… Read More »

HIMSS launches DIAM for Enterprise Imaging, Sanofi appoints chief digital officer, and more news briefs

HIMSS Analytics unveils new benchmarking model at HIMSS19. HIMSS Analytics has announced at HIMSS19 in Orlando that it is introducing the Digital Imaging Adoption Model for Enterprise Imaging – an eight-stage model aiming to help experts benchmark the use of IT in medical imaging. HIMSS Analytics and the European Society for Radiology initially launched the… Read More »