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  • Infographic: The Horrors of Hantavirus
    December 11, 2014

    With a health scare in California there are many unanswered questions. What we do know can be viewed in this graphic from the USC Keck School of Medicine.
  • Infographic: The Link between NCDs and Influenza
    September 12, 2014

    The flu can increase the risk of complications for several noncommunicable diseases. This graphic from the International Federation of Pharmaceutical Manufacturers & Associations (IFPMA) brings you the details.
  • When Your Immune System Ages
    December 13, 2013

    Researchers struggle to make more effective flu vaccines for older people.
  • Getting Ready for the Flu
    August 15, 2013

    New methods advance flu vaccine production.
  • Not Quite 1918, but Flu Still Deadly
    January 21, 2013

    Authorities and manufacturers look ahead to new vaccines and immunization efforts while scrambling to deal with spot shortages.

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Scientifically Studying Ecstasy

MDMA (commonly known as the empathogen “ecstasy”) is classified as a Schedule 1 drug, which is reserved for compounds with no accepted medical use and a high abuse potential. Two researchers from Stanford, however, call for a rigorous scientific exploration of MDMA's effects to identify precisely how the drug works, the data from which could be used to develop therapeutic compounds.

Do you agree that ecstasy should be studied for its potential therapeutic benefits?

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