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Little Health Impact Found from Engineered Mosquitoes

An assessment by Dutch health authorities concludes mosquitoes genetically engineered to produce offspring that die before adulthood pose few health or environmental risks to humans. . . . → Read More: Little Health Impact Found from Engineered Mosquitoes

Flu Vaccine Patch Shown Safe, Responsive

A patch to deliver flu vaccine with tiny painless needles worn like a band-aid was shown in a clinical trial to be safe and produce an immune response. . . . → Read More: Flu Vaccine Patch Shown Safe, Responsive

Long-Acting Drug Blocks Opioid Effects, Withdrawal

Findings from a clinical trial show a formulation of the drug buprenorphine given once a week blocks effects of subsequent opioid exposure and withdrawal symptoms. . . . → Read More: Long-Acting Drug Blocks Opioid Effects, Withdrawal

Commercial-Scale Flu Vaccine Produced in Cell Cultures

A vaccine developer says it produced large quantities of a current influenza vaccine for distribution to clinics and hospitals, grown in animal cell cultures rather than eggs. . . . → Read More: Commercial-Scale Flu Vaccine Produced in Cell Cultures

FDA Approves Skin Infection Drug

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved a new drug that treats serious bacterial skin infections, including those often resistant to current antibiotics. . . . → Read More: FDA Approves Skin Infection Drug

Symptom Alerts Linked to Longer Cancer Survival

A clinical trial shows cancer patients using an online system to report their symptoms have somewhat longer survival times than patients not using this service. . . . → Read More: Symptom Alerts Linked to Longer Cancer Survival

Precision Medicine Trial Shows Reduced Pain, Opioid Use

A large-scale clinical trial tracking pain treatments guided by genetic testing shows large majorities of participants report less pain, with fewer individuals using opioid drugs. . . . → Read More: Precision Medicine Trial Shows Reduced Pain, Opioid Use

Fixed-Dose Blood Pressure Drugs Shown Cost-Effective

An analysis of medical insurance claims shows fixed-dose combination drugs to be the most cost-effective medication strategy for people with hypertension, or high blood pressure. . . . → Read More: Fixed-Dose Blood Pressure Drugs Shown Cost-Effective

Bacteria Traffic Tracked in New Hospital

The opening of a new hospital in Chicago offered an opportunity to follow the formation of bacterial communities and their movement in a health care facility. . . . → Read More: Bacteria Traffic Tracked in New Hospital

The Science Of Caring For Your Employees

One thing that you can be sure of though is that there are lots of ways that you can continue to look after your employees. . . . → Read More: The Science Of Caring For Your Employees