Breakthroughs

Drug to Reverse a Loved One’s Heroin Overdose Now Readily Available on Walgreens Shelves

In an effort to fight America’s opioid epidemic, over 8,000 Walgreens stores are now stocking a nasal spray that reverses the effects of an overdose. The FDA-approved Narcan nasal spray is a form of naloxone that can now be purchased over the counter and used to stop an overdose from prescription

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Scientists Have Just Created a “Super-Antibody” That Can Kill 99% of HIV

Scientists have just made an “exciting breakthrough” in the form of a new antibody that can attack 99% of HIV strains. The study, which was conducted by the U.S. National Institutes of Health and the pharmaceutical company Sanofi, created the antibody to attack three major parts of the virus, making

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Google is Now Offering You Help For Depression

Google is taking advantage of its position as a top web browser to offer help to depressed users. The tech titan has just released a new feature that offers a questionnaire to American users who Google the phrase “clinical depression”. Under the initial definition of the condition, a link that reads

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These Scientists Have Managed to Stop the Progress of Alzheimer’s in Animals

This treatment is making headlines in South America for its groundbreaking ability to halt the development of Alzheimer’s in animals. Brazilian researchers discovered the importance of a protein that reestablishes the electrical circuits in the brain, thus stopping the effects of the disease. Scientists of the Federal University of Rio

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These Scientists Have Managed to Stop the Progress of Alzheimer’s in Animals

This treatment is making headlines in South America for its groundbreaking ability to halt the development of Alzheimer’s in animals. Brazilian researchers discovered the importance of a protein that reestablishes the electrical circuits in the brain, thus stopping the effects of the disease. Scientists of the Federal University of Rio

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Cancer Trials Have Collectively Granted Patients Over 3 Million Years of Extra Life

If you’ve ever wondered how the fight against cancer is going, just ask the thousands of patients who have collectively been granted more time on this precious planet. A new study conducted by the Southwest Oncology Group (SWOG) has found that thanks to federally funded cancer treatment studies, successful Phase

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Frog Mucus Could Kill Flu Viruses For Good

Frog mucus is loaded with molecules that kill bacteria and viruses, and researchers are beginning to investigate it as a potential source for new anti-microbial drugs. When they studied a colorful tennis-ball-sized frog species from southern India, they found a “host defense peptide” with the ability to destroy many strains of human flu.

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Maryland Passes Bill Aimed at Stopping Drug “Price Gouging”

A new piece of legislation aimed at stopping the “unconscionable” spikes in drug pricing has been passed with enthusiastic bipartisan support in Maryland. The bill, which was passed 38-7 in the Senate and 137-2 in the House of Representatives, would allow the state’s attorney general to seek legal action against

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