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Article ID: 716171

Poverty Linked to Longer Hospital Stay For Newborns with Opioid Withdrawal

Wolters Kluwer Health: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins

For infants with neonatal opioid withdrawal syndrome (NOWS) due to prenatal opioid exposure, poverty is a risk factor for prolonged length of hospital stay, reports a study in the Journal of Addiction Medicine, the official journal of the American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM). The journal is published in the Lippincott portfolio by Wolters Kluwer.

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22-Jul-2019 2:05 PM EDT
Newswise: Rutgers Addiction Specialists Receive $385K State Grant to Address Opioid Crisis

Article ID: 716014

Rutgers Addiction Specialists Receive $385K State Grant to Address Opioid Crisis

Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School

The N.J. Department of Labor and Workforce Development (LWD) has awarded a $385,000 grant to Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School’s Division of Addiction Psychiatry to conduct opioid and naloxone trainings for the state’s employment program for individuals affected by the opioid epidemic.

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18-Jul-2019 10:05 AM EDT
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Article ID: 715928

Pilot study assesses if diabetes medicine can help reduce stress-driven alcohol use

University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston

Researchers are investigating if a medication used to regulate blood sugar can alter motivation to use alcohol by targeting the brain’s stress response system.

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17-Jul-2019 8:05 AM EDT
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Article ID: 715889

Marijuana use may not make parents more ‘chill’

Ohio State University

Sorry, marijuana moms and dads: Using pot may not make you a more relaxed parent, at least when it comes to how you discipline your children. A study of California parents found that current marijuana users administered more discipline techniques of all kinds to their children on average.

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17-Jul-2019 6:00 AM EDT

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Newswise: ATS Celebrates Court-Established Deadlines for E-cigarettes and Cigars Regulation

Article ID: 715817

ATS Celebrates Court-Established Deadlines for E-cigarettes and Cigars Regulation

American Thoracic Society (ATS)

Last Friday afternoon, July 12, 2019, a federal court decision established deadlines for e-cigarette manufacturers and makers of candy-flavored cigars to submit their products for FDA review. The Court took this action after medical and public health groups sued the Food and Drug Administration for the agency’s failure to appropriately regulate e-cigarettes and cigars in a timely and effective manner.

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15-Jul-2019 11:05 AM EDT

Article ID: 715692

AutoGen Launches The XTRACT 16+

71st AACC Annual Scientific Meeting Press Program

Introducing AutoGen’s newest fully automated workflow, the XTRACT 16+, this versatile instrumentation provides fast and high-quality DNA or RNA from all molecular diagnostic, biological, clinical, and forensic sample types.

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15-Jul-2019 8:30 AM EDT

Article ID: 715693

FDA gives breakthrough designation to new traumatic brain injury device

71st AACC Annual Scientific Meeting Press Program

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has awarded breakthrough device designation to a BioDirection’s Tbit System which has been developed to predict positive computerised tomography (CT) scans after traumatic brain injury (TBI).

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15-Jul-2019 8:30 AM EDT

Article ID: 715709

Efficient PCR clean-up and size selection with NEW Sera-Mag Select

71st AACC Annual Scientific Meeting Press Program

Reliable, accurate DNA size selection is a critical element in library preparation for next generation sequencing (NGS). With the cost to sequence a single human genome estimated to be in the region of $100 in 2017 (BCC Research) and the significant time investment needed to sequence, it is paramount that accurate nucleic acid size selection be achieved to maximize the amount of useable data generated per run and optimize the upstream processes.

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15-Jul-2019 8:05 AM EDT

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