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Not-So-Diplomatic Immunity

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Posted by: Samuel Roberts


We should be really vigilant when it comes in monitoring and taking care of our health. Because even prominent people are no excuse to having a disease such as lupus. I believe that Lady Gaga and Toni Braxton are the prominent patients of Lupus. I also read that Human Genome Sciences is receiving ready to industry Benlysta, a brand new medication for Lupus, a debilitating condition with no cure. I found this here: Human Genome Sciences dissed: Lupus drug disappoints Wall Street Benlysta has actually been in trials conducted by the Food and drug administration to determine whether the drug is safe and effective. Lupus sufferers glance to Benlysta with hope, but Human Genome Sciences share was downgraded on Wall Street when analysts found out the bill for Benlysta treatment might not be as high as investors hoped.

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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.

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