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Generation Ketamine
Medicine

Generation Ketamine

Johnson & Johnson has submitted its esketamine for regulatory approval, but researchers still don't understand how the fast-acting antidepressant lifts moods

By Sara Reardon and Nature Reviews Drug Discovery
The Silent Epidemic Killing More People Than HIV, Malaria or TB
Public Health

The Silent Epidemic Killing More People Than HIV, Malaria or TB

Viral hepatitis is on the rise. Tackling hepatitis B in Africa is key to fighting back

By Ian Graber-Stiehl and Nature magazine
Model Citizens
Public Health

Model Citizens

How digital drug dealers and virtual users are providing clues to help stop the U.S. opioid epidemic

By Sara Reardon

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  • What Do Americans Think about Food Additives and GMOs?

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  • The Biology of Sugars Points to a Sweet Strategy for Treating Cancer

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    Has Your Health Insurance Really Got You Covered?

  • Why Doctors Reject Tools That Make Their Jobs Easier

  • Viruses on a Plane: What Emirates Flight EK203 Teaches Us

  • Addressing Cultural Bias in Medicine

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