Thursday, April 27, 2017

Research Headlines - New production method to cut costs of meningitis drugs

[Source: Research & Innovation] The weakened immune system in people with HIV/AIDS makes them particularly vulnerable to fungal infections such as cryptococcal meningitis, which can be deadly. The medicine used to treat the condition is flucytosine, and EU-funded researchers have developed a new and more efficient way of producing it. This will cut production costs, making it more affordable for people in low-income countries.

from EUROPA - Syndicated Research News Feed

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