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Drugs and Medications

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It's relatively easy to imagine a new medicine, a better cure for some disease. The hard part, though, is testing it, and that can delay promising new cures for years. In this well-explained talk, Geraldine Hamilton shows how her lab creates organs a

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The dramatic takedown of the Silk Road drug market and the arrest of its alleged owner on drug trafficking and murder-for-hire charges last month began in part with an offhand tip to Department of Homeland Security investigators in Maryland in mid-20

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New concerns have now been raised, because not only did the FDA grossly underestimate how many people have the genetic variant with the inactive form of the converter enzyme, it seems both the regulatory agency and the drug company, Bristol-Myers Squ

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Public opinion now decisively favors legalizing marijuana. Fifty-eight percent of Americans want the war on pot to stop.