Frequent and public opioid users may be best candidates for naloxone training

March 26, 2018 In response to America’s opioid crisis, public health departments and community organizations across the country have started to train opioid users to reverse overdoses in other users with the opioid-blocker naloxone. The most frequent and public opioid users may be the best available candidates for naloxone training, according to a new study […]

New method speeds up development of medication

One of the key steps in developing new drugs is determining the atomic structure of its biologically active substances. This generally involves performing X-ray analyses of single crystal structures to determine the ingredient’s detailed three-dimensional set-up. However, growing suitable single crystals is often a complex and time-consuming process. Determining crystal structures more quickly and efficiently […]

Genetic factors for most common disease in the first year of life are identified

A scientific study conducted at the State University of Campinas (UNICAMP) in São Paulo State, Brazil, has identified genetic factors associated with the severity of acute viral bronchiolitis. The study was supported by the Sao Paulo Research Foundation — FAPESP. Its results were published in the journal Gene. Principal investigator for the study and a […]