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AAPS Pharmaceutical Science Roundup, January 2015

This month’s roundup features stories about a measles outbreak at Disneyland, drugs from dirt, drug resistance, and more.

Have a perspective on one of these stories?  147 more words


Scientist Cures DBA in Mice

It sounds like an incredible headline from a tabloid, but its true:  Scientists cured DBA in mice!  (click to read the research article).

It is the best news from the biomedical front I’ve heard in years, ever since the hematologist told us he suspected Adahlia suffered from bone marrow failure due to genetic condition, and that we were in for a marathon, not a sprint. 1,097 more words

Healing Journey

Positivity + Realism

Going beyond physical attributes, I would dare to say that positivity is attractive. So much so, that the response to anything is to “be positive” or at least, “don’t be so negative.” Negativity is frowned upon and most of the time, realistic possibilities are skewed as negativity and therefore frowned upon. 765 more words