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Current news

Researchers have developed new synthetic methods that facilitate the design and synthesis of bioactive compounds and chemical tools for pharmacological studies.
Scientists have discovered that patients with Type 1 diabetes who take metformin routinely may be able to slow the development of heart disease.
A disorder known as Barrett's esophagus (BE) affects some 200,000 Americans each year.
"Because the conditions that allow these viruses to cause cancer aren't necessarily present in the U.S., we tend to forget about the problem in Africa."
Children with a history of food allergies have a high risk of developing asthma and allergic rhinitis during childhood as well.
Researchers explore how insulin-regulated gene affects blood vessel growth in diabetes.
Scientists have, for the first time, succeeded at growing noroviruses in laboratory cultures of human intestinal epithelial cells.
This new app may help improve antiretroviral therapy adherence among people living with HIV.
For the first time in U.S. history, a surgeon general has directly addressed every physician in the country.
There are "ongoing missed opportunities for the prevention of HPV-associated outcomes, including cancers."

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Protecting our elders: Ensuring safe medication practices for older adults
Thursday, Sept. 22 at 8 p.m. EDT


2016 Immunization Update for technicians
Wednesday, Sept. 14 at 8 p.m. EDT

Got to catch them all: Technicians identifying common medication flags
Wednesday, Oct. 26 at 8 p.m. EDT