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  1. The face of an addictRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Tribune-Chronicle

    When Amy Jo Giovannone's daughter, a soccer star at Maplewood High School, needed surgery to correct a severe curvature of her spine at 15, Giovannone thought the operation would put an end to her only child's misery. Tribune Chronicle / R. Michael Semple Amy Jo Giovannone cleans the gravestone she had designed for her 23-year-old daughter.

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  2. Home-brew morphine: Is opiate production about to get way too easy?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | In-PharmaTechnologist.com

    Access to yeast strains modified to produce opiates for cheaper, more effective pain meds must be strictly controlled according to researchers who warn that stopping criminals using such API manufacturing routes to make illegal narcotics is vital. Researchers reported this week in Nature Chemical Biology of a potential path to manufacturing opiates in genetically-engineered yeast that mimicks the way the compounds are synthesised in poppies.

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  3. Who needs poppies? Ordinary yeast can now produce opioidsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Ars Technica

    Opioid analgesics-pain killers like morphine and codeine-are indispensable to modern medicine; they make recovery from surgical procedures slightly more bearable, and they alleviate pain in cancer patients. Opioid chemical relatives are also hugely important and include antibiotics, muscle relaxants, and cough suppressants.

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  4. Update on gene editing of human embryos-and other organismsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | PhysOrg Weblog

    The National Academy of Sciences has confirmed officially that yes, as rumored for weeks, it will hold a meeting to thrash out issues posed by the new gene editing techniques . These will probably be ethical and policy issues mostly.

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  5. Discovery opens door for homemade morphine, painkillersRead the original story

    Tuesday May 19 | NBC29

    Scientists have figured out all the steps to make morphine and similar painkillers without using opium poppies, opening the door for home-brewed drugs and even wider abuse. While no one has yet reported making morphine in the laboratory from scratch, some experts are calling for regulations to prevent garage tinkerers from making do-it-yourself morphine, which can be converted into heroin.

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  6. The Gray Areas Of Assisted SuicideRead the original story

    Thursday May 21 | KRMG-AM Tulsa

    Physician-assisted suicide is illegal in all but five states. But that doesn't mean it doesn't happen in the rest.

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  7. You might soon be able to homebrew morphine alongside beerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | Metro UK News

    Making beer in your basement is one thing but being able to manufacture a drug there also may give the authorities sleepless nights. But that's a distinct possibility in the future after scientists engineered brewer's yeast to synthesize opioids such as codeine and morphine from a common sugar, for the very first time.

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  8. Feds announce $13 million to keep painkillers from hitting streetsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 19 | The London Free Press

    Photo shows, illicit fentanyl, referred to as "greenies" when sold on the street. Alberta RCMP, Alberta Health Services and the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner are concerned about the illicit use of fentanyl in Alberta.

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  9. Coded Talk About Assisted Suicide Can Leave Families ConfusedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | National Public Radio

    Physician-assisted suicide is illegal in most states in the U.S. But there are gray areas where doctors can help suffering patients hasten their death. The problem is nobody can talk about it directly.

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  10. Courageous mum-of-four who lost half her face to cancer releases...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | The Daily Record

    A MOTHER of four who lost half her face to cancer has bravely released pictures of the reconstruction surgery in a bid to raise cash for charity. Cancer had eaten into the 54-year-old's cheekbone, palate and eye - all of which had to be removed.

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  11. North Africa: Couple Completes 250km Sahara Desert MarathonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | AllAfrica.com

    It's a race that makes grown men cry and throw up, but Tanya Pieterse completed the 250km marathon through the Sahara desert with most of her toenails gone and at one point blind from glucose deficiency - and with help from her husband Genis. According to Genis, the Pieterses, in their 40s, are the first South African couple to compete in the Marathon des Sables, a seven-day multi-stage race across the Moroccan Sahara held between April 3 and 13. Carrying their own food and survival equipment, about 1 300 competitors jogged, walked, and dragged themselves through heat in excess of 50C, across endless salt pans, up and down mountains and sand dunes.

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  12. EMD Serono, Inc. Release: Rebif (interferon beta-1a) Data At CMSC ...Read the original story

    Wednesday May 20 | BioSpace

    EMD Serono, Inc. Release: Rebif Data At CMSC Annual Meeting Highlights Clinical And MRI Predictors For Long Term Outcomes , announced today that data about RebifA , the company's high-dose, high-frequency interferon beta for relapsing forms of multiple sclerosis, will be presented at the 2015 Annual Meeting of the Consortium of Multiple Sclerosis Centers , taking place from Data from 11 abstracts to be presented assess the efficacy of Rebif on MRI and clinical outcomes, and evaluate early predictors of no evidence of disease activity response, among other measures.

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  13. Welcome To The Future: Scientists Have Made Opiates from YeastRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | Paper Magazine

    In a new study recently published in Nature Chemical Biology , researchers from California and Canada have claimed to have developed genetically-modified strains of yeast that feast on sugars and turn them into opiates. Typically poppy seeds are synthesized with various enzymes to make drugs like heroin and morphine, but these new developments have the potential to streamline the process by bypassing slow-growing plants, which also produce small amounts of chemicals.

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  14. Mum's breast 'dimple' photo on Facebook warns others of cancerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | Stuff.co.nz

    A widely shared Facebook photograph of a British woman's breast has raised awareness of a more subtle symptom of breast cancer. Lisa Royle, of Wigan, posted a picture, which has been shared more than 65,000 times, showing a slight puckering on the underside of her breast.

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  15. .com | SA couple's epic Sahara desert achievementRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | News24

    It's a race that makes grown men cry and throw up, but Tanya Pieterse completed the 250km marathon through the Sahara desert with most of her toenails gone and at one point blind from glucose deficiency, and with help from her husband Genis. According to Genis, the Pieterses, in their 40s, are the first South African couple to compete in the Marathon des Sables, a seven-day multi-stage race across the Moroccan Sahara held between April 3 and 13. Carrying their own food and survival equipment, about 1 300 competitors jogged, walked, and dragged themselves through heat in excess of 50C, across endless salt pans, up and down mountains and sand dunes.

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  16. Seriously ill girl allowed home after year-and-a-half in hospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | Croydon Guardian

    Melody Driscoll was only supposed to be in Great Ormond Street Children's Hospital for five days when she went in for a biopsy of her large intestine in October 2013. She has the rare neurological disorder Rett syndrome that causes problems with her brain, intestinal failure, internal bleeding, swelling of her body both internally and externally and her gut does not function so she has to be fed nutrients through a tube.

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  17. The Write Stuff: Adventures in Human Being by Gavin FrancisRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 19 | Scotsman.com

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. GP and author Gavin Francis examines the wonders - and vulnerability - of the human body in this extract from his new book Adventures in Human Being Training in emergency medicine often felt like being awash in a sea of humanity; my pocket textbook a pilotbook for mariners.

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  18. California Single Mom Fights for Right to DieRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | KRVN-AM Lexington

    "The most likely way that I'm going to die with the lung cancer is that my left lung will fill with fluid, I'll start drowning in my own fluid," she says in a YouTube video posted this week by Compassion and Choices, the nonprofit aid-in-dying group that Brittany Maynard worked with before ending her life last fall. "If I get to a hospital, they'll very painfully put a tube in.

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  19. Genetically Modified Yeast Can 'Home-Brew' MorphineRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 19 | Bad Astronomy Blog

    In the near future, amateur basement brewers mulling over their next batch may struggle to choose between concocting an IPA or an opioid . Scientists have recently announced that they've genetically engineered brewer's yeast to convert common sugars into pain-killing opioids like codeine and morphine.

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  20. Animated mannequin helps teach student nurses at Normandale Community CollegeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 19 | Star Tribune

    Sitting at her father's bedside, the woman was becoming more and more agitated. Her 86-year-old dad was near death.

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