Relaxing of regulations for regenerative medicines has cascading effect internationally

Related video Countries that relax regulations for regenerative medicines could be causing a downward spiral in international standards, according to new research published today. Researchers warn that if just one country decides to relax regulations in the field, a heightened sense of competition can spur others to do the same. It’s unclear whether this deregulation […]

How stress can curb the desire to eat in an animal model

Related video Eating disorder researchers at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) have discovered a neurocircuit in mice that, when activated, increased their stress levels while decreasing their desire to eat. Findings appear in Nature Communications. The scientists believe their research could aid efforts to develop treatments for a serious eating […]

Cannabis-related poison control calls for Massachusetts kids doubled after medical pot legalized

Related video After medical marijuana became legal in Massachusetts, cannabis-related poison control calls involving the commonwealth’s children and teenagers doubled, according to a public health investigation led by University of Massachusetts Amherst injury prevention researcher Jennifer Whitehill. The increase in calls to the Regional Center for Poison Control and Prevention at Boston Children’s Hospital occurred […]