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  1. AP Exclusive: Medicare safeguard overwhelmed by pricey drugsRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | KDWN

    A safeguard for Medicare beneficiaries has become a way for drugmakers to get paid billions of dollars for pricey medications at taxpayer expense, government numbers show. The cost of Medicare's "catastrophic" prescription coverage jumped by 85 percent in three years, from $27.7 billion in 2013 to $51.3 billion in 2015, according to the program's number-crunching Office of the Actuary.

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  2. Most Medical Research is Done on Men. That's a Deadly Problem.Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | Mother Jones

    Scientific research isn't a one-size-fits-all endeavor. And when it comes to how doctors treat the sick, the differences between patients can be a matter of life and death.

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  3. Mutations in STN1 gene cause Coats plus syndromeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 18 | Medical News

    A team of Israeli researchers has discovered that mutations in STN1, a gene that helps maintain the ends of chromosomes, cause the rare, inherited disorder Coats plus syndrome. The study, "Mutations in STN1 cause Coats plus syndrome and are associated with genomic and telomere defects," will be published online ahead of issue July 18 in The Journal of Experimental Medicine .

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  4. Researchers identify a new genetic cause of Coats plus syndromeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 18 | PhysOrg Weblog

    The nucleus of a fibroblast cell isolated from a Coats plus patient carrying a mutation in the STN1 gene shows DNA damage , a hallmark of telomere dysfunction, at some of its telomeres . Credit: Simon et al., 2016 A team of Israeli researchers has discovered that mutations in STN1, a gene that helps maintain the ends of chromosomes, cause the rare, inherited disorder Coats plus syndrome.

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  5. Baby teeth contain clues about early exposure to toxinsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 14 | Canada.com

    A schematic view of a molar illustrates that teeth form rings as they grow, with each ring containing information about exposures that occurred on the day the ring was formed. Baby teeth may soon be worth a lot more than the sentimental value they offer nostalgic parents.

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  6. TV Guide's Top 5 of the WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 14 | Stuff.co.nz

    So, it's "once more with feeling" as, after weeks of tough auditions and five fiercely competitive semifinals, Britain's Got Talent comes to a close for this season. The winner will not only gain the title and the cash prize, but will also secure a slot at this year's star-studded Royal Variety Performance! So, whoever wins Britain's Got Talent , viewers will be sure to see more of them in the future.

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  7. Why the FDA prevents well-informed patients from getting new drugsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 13 | The Hill

    In April of this year, an advisory panel to the Food and Drug Administration voted against approval of the drug Eteplirsen, a treatment for Duchenne muscular dystrophy. This came despite the testimonies by patients and their families who believed the drug gave them hope and who voiced their support for the drug's approval.

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  8. Telling the story of Scots-led innovations at the national museumRead the original story

    Saturday Jul 9 | Scotsman.com

    Inventions don't just happen - they evolve. From medical equipment to telecoms technology, improvements are only made through building on the knowledge of the past, writes Jim Gilchrist For all the spectacularly diverse nature of the six new science and technology galleries, if they share a unifying theme it is that of progression.

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  9. Drug firms refused to contribute to fund for thalidomide survivorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 10 | The Globe and Mail

    Conservative interim leader Rona Ambrose speaks during a television interview at Conservative Party of Canada convention in Vancouver, Friday, May 27, 2016. Conservative interim leader Rona Ambrose speaks during a television interview at Conservative Party of Canada convention in Vancouver, Friday, May 27, 2016.

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  10. Use Zika to renew focus on birth-defect researchRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 5 | Nature

    In the time it takes you to read this article, a baby will be delivered in the United States with a birth defect. That's about 120,000 every year.

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  11. Catalyst Wi-Fried and statins reports fail viewers with bad science journalismRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 5 | The Age

    Controversy: Catalyst reporter Maryanne Demasi has been suspended after her investigation into mobile device radiation was found to have breached ABC standards. Photo: ABC It's not the first time Maryanne Demasi has breached ABC editorial policies, after her 2013 report on cholesterol medications, known as statins, had to be pulled.

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  12. Results of a phase II study of thalidomide and azacitidine in...Read the original story

    Sunday Jul 3 | CiteULike

    Results of a phase II study of thalidomide and azacitidine in patients with clinically advanced myelodysplastic syndromes , chronic myelomonocytic leukemia and low blast count acute myeloid leukemia . To insert individual citation into a bibliography in a word-processor, select your preferred citation style below and drag-and-drop it into the document.

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  13. Thalidomide memorial unveiled in Cathays Park, CardiffRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 30 | BBC News

    Thousands of babies worldwide were born with deformities in the 1960s after the drug was given to pregnant women to combat morning sickness. Lead campaigner Rosie Moriarty-Simmonds said: "After seven years of campaigning and persuasion, we are delighted that the memorial will be sited in the heart of Cardiff's Civic Centre, in the shadow of the National War Memorial, the City Hall and the Welsh Office.

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  14. Ultrathin, flat lens resolves chirality and colorRead the original story

    Wednesday Jun 29 | Science Blog

    Many things in the natural world are geometrically chiral, meaning they cannot be superimposed onto their mirror image. Think hands - right and left hands are mirror images but if you transplanted a right hand onto a left, you'd be in trouble.

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  15. What next for the randomized controlled clinical trial? [Respectful Insolence]Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 27 | ScienceBlogs

    One of the most frequent complaints about evidence-based medicine , in contrast to science-based medicine , is its elevation of the randomized clinical trial as the be-all and end-all for clinical evidence for an intervention for a particular disease or condition. Unknown but enormous quantities of "digital ink" have been spilled explaining this distinction right here on this blog, and I tened to like to refer to this aspect of EBM as " methodolatry ," a term I originally learned from another ScienceBlogs blogger and defined as profane worship of the randomized controlled clinical trial as the only valid method of clinical investigation.

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  16. Aqa Gcse Biology (New for 2016) - Infection & ResponseRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 26 | Times Educational Supplement

    A complete scheme of work for the new AQA GCSE Biology Infection and Response topic. This includes; Pupil booklets with all worksheets, lesson by lesson powerpoints, individual lesson plans, resources for the lessons and a technicians guide.

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  17. Aqa Gcse Biology 2016 Specification 4.3.2.1-2 and 4.3.3.1 - Monoclonal AntibodiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 26 | Times Educational Supplement

    A 2 lesson pack covering monoclonal antibodies. To cover the AQA 4.3.2.1 , 4.3.2.2 and 4.3.3.1 Infection and Response specification .

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  18. Aqa Gcse Biology 2016 Specification 4.3.1.9 - Drug Discovery & DevelopmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 26 | Times Educational Supplement

    This includes: 1. Pupil worksheets with a range of activities including; Laptop/ipad research task on thalidomide, a jigsaw activity on stages of drug development and past exam questions. 2. Powerpoints.

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  19. Public editor: A banner year for investigative journalismRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 24 | The Globe and Mail

    It has been a banner year for investigative journalism in Canada. Witness the recent spate of awards for work that uncovers malfeasance or shines a light on deeply ingrained societal prejudices and problems.

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  20. Nano-camera lens reveals the hidden mirror world of moleculesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 24 | New Scientist

    A new kind of camera lens is illuminating a hidden mirror world by revealing the "handedness" of light in the pictures it takes. The lens could one day be used to sort helpful drugs from their potentially dangerous mirror versions.

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