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Cannabis-Based Drug for Epilepsy

By Jef Akst | March 14, 2016

A marijuana-derived compound shows continued success in treating children with a rare form of the seizure disorder. 

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More Support for Allergen-Exposure Strategy

By Jef Akst | March 8, 2016

A second study finds evidence that feeding children peanuts could help prevent them from developing allergies to the legume later in life.

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Desperately Seeking Shut-Eye

By Anna Azvolinsky | March 1, 2016

New insomnia drugs are coming on the market, but drug-free therapy remains the most durable treatment.

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Cautious Optimism About ZMapp Trial

By Bob Grant | February 25, 2016

The Ebola drug increased survival in a small study, but the effect was not statistically significant.

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Opinion: Why Most TBI Studies Fail

By Donald Stein | February 24, 2016

Thoughts on how to redesign clinical trials for traumatic brain injury

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In Situ Antibodies

By Jyoti Madhusoodanan | February 2, 2016

Compared with systemic injections, localized antibody therapies may be more effective for some indications.

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Planning for the Next Ebola Outbreak

By Bob Grant | January 20, 2016

A public-health nonprofit and an international drugmaker team up to stockpile hundreds of thousands of doses of a promising vaccine and to speed along the approval process.

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UCSD Names New Head of Alzheimer’s Study

By Bob Grant | January 18, 2016

The project at the center of the dust up between the University of California, San Diego, and the University of Southern California gets a new leader, as the institutions continue to battle in court.

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TS Picks: December 30, 2015

By Kerry Grens | December 30, 2015

Overvaluing startups; undervaluing human research participants; curing aging?

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Stem Cell Biologist Dies

By Kerry Grens | November 23, 2015

Paolo Bianco crusaded against cell therapy fraud and hype.

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