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Oklahoma makes final bid to hold J&J responsible for opioid epidemic

(Reuters) – Oklahoma’s attorney general on Wednesday made his final bid to force Johnson & Johnson to pay $ 17 billion for its part in fueling the opioid epidemic, saying the drugmaker’s “egregious” marketing caused an oversupply of addictive drugs and overdose deaths. FILE PHOTO: The Johnson & Johnson logo is displayed on a screen… Read More »

Miracle treatment or dangerous drug? Indonesian growers cash in on Kratom as it takes hold in the US

Miracle treatment or dangerous drug? Indonesian growers are cashing in on Kratom as the morphine-like ‘opioid alternative’ takes hold in the US Kratom use is soaring in the US as a herbal alternative to opioids But many have died, suffered extreme reactions and overdoses to the morphine-like substance It is grown in Indonesia were its… Read More »

Could an extremophile hold the secret to treatment of devastating injuries?

Biologists have been aware of the existence of disordered proteins for decades but long dismissed them as inconsequential. IDPs are so poorly understood that there is still no clear consensus on what constitutes one. In fact, for the most part, their functions remain unknown. What scientists do know is that not all disordered proteins are… Read More »