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Despite Concerns, Candidate Dengue Vaccine Is “At The Moment, The Best We Have”

By | Sat, 07/12/2014 - 16:15

A new candidate vaccine for dengue fever has proved to be both effective and limited in a recent study.

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Tennessee Arrests Mother Under Its Controversial New Pregnancy Law

By | Fri, 07/11/2014 - 16:32

Mallory Loyola was first to be arrested on Tuesday under a new Tennessee law allowing prosecutors to charge a woman with criminal assault if she uses illegal drugs during her pregnancy and her baby is harmed as a result.

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New Compound May Be First Step Toward Degenerative Disease Treatment

By | Thu, 07/10/2014 - 14:34

Researchers from San Francisco have developed a new compound that offers exciting insight into degenerative illnesses and may be the first step into an eventual medication for conditions of this type.

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Pot Documentary Filmmaker Lures People To Screening With Free Weed [VIDEO]

By | Wed, 07/09/2014 - 16:35

The filmmaker behind a new weed documentary will hand out free pot to people who attend the screening.

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Scotland Is Now The Cocaine Capital Of The World

By | Wed, 07/09/2014 - 11:01

The 2014 United Nation's World Drug Report has labeled Scotland as No. 1 for international cocaine use and No. 3 for ecstasy, but government officials believe figures may not be accurate.

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New Ingredients In Party Drug 'Poppers' May Lead To Vision Loss

By | Tue, 07/08/2014 - 17:13

Vision loss caused by the party drug known as "poppers" could be explained by a recent ingredient switch from isobutyl nitrate to isopropyl nitrate.

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99% Of Alzheimer’s Drug Trials In The Past Decade Have Failed

By | Sat, 07/05/2014 - 22:02

Only one successful drug has been developed in Alzheimer’s disease drug trials over the past decade, leaving many scientists concerned about a lack of new therapies.

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Kids Taking ADHD Meds At Risk For Heart Problems

By | Sat, 07/05/2014 - 16:57

Researchers from Denmark have presented evidence to suggest that ADHD medication increases the risk of developing heart conditions in children.

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Molly Doesn’t Play Nice: Ecstasy Can Cause Fatal Aneurysms

By | Thu, 07/03/2014 - 18:30

Taking the street drug Ecstasy could lead to a weakening and rupture of the spinal cord artery that might kill you.

Major Stem Cell Research Study Retracted For Falsifying Data

Heralded Stem Cell Research Gets Retracted For Flaws: When Peer Review Fails

By | Thu, 07/03/2014 - 13:01

Deceptively groundbreaking stem cell research was retracted by the journal Nature Wednesday because of ample errors and manipulations.

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2 Out Of Every 3 Viagra Pills Used Are Not Prescribed

By | Thu, 07/03/2014 - 10:56

At least 60 percent of Viagra found in sewage treatment plants must have resulted from illegal use of the drug, Dutch researchers hypothesize.

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New Diabetes Drug Could 'Retrain' Cells To Produce Insulin

By | Wed, 07/02/2014 - 13:33

A new treatment therapy for type 1 diabetes uses the body's own converted human gastrointestinal cells.

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Former New Mexico Governor Becomes CEO Of Marijuana Company

By | Wed, 07/02/2014 - 11:46

Ex-New Mexico governor Gary Johnson plans on developing both medical and recreational pot products through his new company, Cannabis Sativa.

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How Beneficial Is A Combination Drug For HIV And Herpes Prevention?

By | Wed, 07/02/2014 - 10:52

Combination drug used to prevent HIV transmission, Truvada, could also defend against herpes simplex 2 virus.

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Opioid Painkiller Prescriptions Vary Widely Across States, And The South Is The Worst

By | Tue, 07/01/2014 - 15:23

A new CDC report highlights the vast differences of painkiller prescriptions across different states, with some prescribing nearly three times as many as other states.

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