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May 25, 2016

Study Arms Sheriff's Deputies With Nasal Spray for Drug Overdose Victims

May 11, 2016 — Drug-related overdoses are the leading cause of injury-related deaths in the United States, surpassing motor vehicle accidents at 44,000 fatalities annually. In response, researchers at University of ... read more

Political Lobbying, Connections May Help Airlines Profits Take Off

May 10, 2016 — Government lobbying and political connections may add lift to the air transportation industry's profitability, but they could also cause a crash in talented transportation administrators, ... read more

First Amendment Offers Scant Protection for Professors

May 9, 2016 — When academics choose to litigate speech disputes with colleges and universities, they end up losing nearly three-quarters of the time -- a finding that points to the growing tension between academic ... read more

Weighing the Pros and Cons of Mental-Health Apps

Apr. 26, 2016 — There are more than 165,000 mobile applications available for health care, with the largest category for people with mental-health disorders, managing everything from addiction to depression and ... read more

Apr. 25, 2016 — While environmental issues are often cited as a major factor in cities and towns in pursuing sustainability, a new study shows that economic concerns can be just as important to local governments in ... read more

Apr. 25, 2016 — A group of seven independent researchers from universities and research institutions from Europe and the United States believe they have paved the way to end a nearly three-year-long stalemate over ... read more

Top Tobacco Control Experts to FDA: Studies of E-Cigs Suggest More Benefit Than Harm

Apr. 25, 2016 — Seven top international tobacco control experts are prompting regulators at the US Food and Drug Administration to have a broad 'open-minded' perspective when it comes to regulating ... read more

New Report Calls for Effort to Reduce Negative Attitudes Toward People With Disorders

Apr. 20, 2016 — Scientists should lead efforts among federal partners and stakeholders to design, implement, and evaluate a multipronged, evidence-based national strategy to reduce stigma toward people with mental ... read more

Apr. 20, 2016 — Much of the world may cringe as lemurs are hunted and killed or when entire forests are burnt and harvested for charcoal. However, if local residents don't perceive the actions as crimes or they ... read more

Stagnant US Funding for Tools Against Disease Threats Leaves World at Serious Risk

Apr. 19, 2016 — Even as Congress grapples with the White House on how to fund an emergency response to fight Zika virus, a new report warns that overall underfunding for development of lifesaving tools against ... read more

Researchers Develop New Model to Predict Outlook for US Economy

Apr. 15, 2016 — A new way to more accurately assess the outlook for the world’s biggest economy has been created by investigators. The new model highlights the interdependence of household, business and government ... read more

Most Online Liquid Nicotine Vendors Fail to Prevent Sales to Minors

Apr. 13, 2016 — Across the United States, online vendors of e-liquids -- the nicotine-rich fluids that fuel electronic cigarettes -- are failing to take proper precautions in preventing sales to minors, according to ... read more

Changes in State Policies Impact Fatal, Non-Fatal Assaults of Law Enforcement Officers

Apr. 13, 2016 — State-level policy changes can impact the number of fatal and non-fatal assaults, including shootings, of law enforcement officers, a new study ... read more

Physicians' Knowledge About FDA Approval Standards for 'Breakthrough Therapy'

Apr. 12, 2016 — In a new study, researchers surveyed internists and specialists to examine their knowledge about U.S. Food and Drug Administration approval standards and perceptions of the 'breakthrough ... read more

Top Soccer Players May Be Under-Performing Because of Gambling, Research Suggests

Apr. 7, 2016 — Some top soccer players are under-performing because of worries about gambling losses, according to new ... read more

Rheumatology Community Responds to FDA Approval of Inflectra (Infliximab-Dyyb), a Biosimilar to Remicade

Apr. 7, 2016 — The ACR has issued an official statement regarding the FDA's approval of Inflectra (infliximab-dyyb), a biosimilar to Remicade. Inflectra is the first biosimilar to receive approval in the U.S. ... read more

Apr. 7, 2016 — New regulations by the government of Ecuador to protect the waters around the Galapagos Islands as a marine preserve, including main feeding areas for Galapagos ... read more

How Network Effects Hurt Economies

Apr. 6, 2016 — Economic problems may often have smaller points of origin and then spread as part of a network effect, a newly published study ... read more

US National Security Decision-Making Processes Need Trimming

Apr. 5, 2016 — A leaner, more-focused national security decision-making system can help the United States succeed in a period of tumultuous change, according to a new report. Increasing the effectiveness and ... read more

Child Alert Systems Save Lives

Mar. 23, 2016 — Child alert systems for endangered missing and abducted children in Europe can help find them alive, preliminary research has found. The research is the first to examine child alert systems in Europe ... read more

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