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January 30, 2015 4:47 pm
Ryan Bushey, Associate Editor
President Obama held a press conference today revealing new details surrounding the Precision Medicine initiative he announced during the State of The Union. Read more...               
January 29, 2015 4:06 pm
Cynthia Fox, Science Editor
Oncologists and patients who fear tumor needle biopsies—thinking they may cause tumor bits to break off and “seed” cancer elsewhere—may rest easier after reassuring Mayo Clinic news. Read more...                   
January 28, 2015 5:14 pm
Ryan Bushey, Associate Editor
A guest that has appeared on The Doctor Oz show was at the center of a lawsuit filed by the FTC. Read more...                        
January 28, 2015 12:33 pm
Stephanie Guzowski, Editor
The measles outbreak, which originated at Disneyland, continues to expand, with 87 confirmed cases in people ranging in ages from 7 months to 70 years. Read more...                                     
January 22, 2015 11:59 am
Ryan Bushey, Associate Editor
The President mentioned this project during the State of The Union, but did not provide specific details. Read more...                       
January 20, 2015 11:10 am
Louis Brasten, Supervisor, Routine and Functional Analysis/Filling Services, Barbara Jacobs, Scientist, Analytical Services, Alicia Brydzinski, Scientist, Analytical Services - West Pharmaceutical Services, Inc.
The container closure integrity, or CCI, on packaging for parenteral drug products plays a critical role in the preservation of the drug product. The combination of the packaging closure components must be carefully selected to eliminate means of contamination that could affect the drug product negatively. Read more...
January 20, 2015 11:23 am
Ryan Bushey, Associate Editor
A lot of work still needs to be done fore the Ebola epidemic is finally over. Read more...                             
January 16, 2015 12:13 pm
Stephanie Guzowski, Editor
In early December 2014, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) held a briefing in which the agency announced that the current strain of the virus has mutated, rendering this year’s flu vaccine not as effective. The ideal protective approach against flu is a universal vaccine that targets antigens common to all strains of flu. Read more...
January 15, 2015 10:44 am
Ryan Bushey, Associate Editor
These companies are revolutionizing agriculture, genomics, and the drug discovery process. Read more...                          
January 13, 2015 4:34 pm
Martin J. Stoddart, Ph.D. Principal Scientist, Musculoskeletal Regeneration AO Research Institute Davos and Don Weldon R&D Manager EMD Millipore Corporation
RNA plays a key regulatory role in cell and tissue development as well as during disease progression. By studying RNA, researchers can advance the understanding of gene expression patterns and determine the roles of genomic elements in cellular function and dysfunction. Read more...
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