A survey of emergency contraceptive pills in Peru found that 28 percent of the batches studied were either of substandard quality or falsified. Many pills released the active ingredient too slowly. Others had the wrong active ingredient. One batch had no active ingredient at all.
– Georgia Institute of Technology|4/18/2014 5:00 PM EDT
University of Kentucky Research on Depression and Parkinson's Disease Published in Psychiatry Research
A group of scientists from the University of Kentucky College of Medicine and the Sanders-Brown Center on Aging has found interesting new information in a study on depression and neuropsychological function in Parkinson's disease (PD).
– University of Kentucky|4/18/2014 4:30 PM EDT
Thanks to an eclectic and unique gathering of gifted and creative minds, new treatments for a rare autoimmune disease may be just a few short years away…
– Scleroderma Research Foundation|4/18/2014 2:25 PM EDT
Sanford-Burnham researchers discover that the interaction between two proteins called BCAR1 and BCAR3 is responsible for resistance to antiestrogen drugs, paving the way for improved diagnostic and treatment strategies.
– Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute|4/18/2014 1:00 PM EDT
Scientists using the atom smasher at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Brookhaven National Laboratory have observed a phase transition different than the smooth transition of the early universe from the hot “soup” of subatomic particles to the atoms, made up of neutrons, protons and electrons that are the building blocks of matter.
– University of Illinois at Chicago|4/18/2014 11:00 AM EDT
The Internet bug "Heartbleed" was a stark reminder of how vulnerable our information is on the web, but also a sign that future job growth is rooted in securing that information. Higher education plays a significant role in helping fill these jobs.
– University of Arkansas at Little Rock|4/18/2014 11:00 AM EDT
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– Voices for Healthy Kids|4/18/2014 10:00 AM EDT
The biggest impediments to widespread adoption of green construction practices are the cost — either real or imagined — and a lack of understanding about what can be done, according to attendees at the New York State Green Building Conference.
– SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry|4/18/2014 9:30 AM EDT
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