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Overdoses don't happen just to heroin addicts -- patients who legally use strong painkillers called opioids are at risk in the nation's epidemic, too. A new study says when patients were prescribed an overdose antidote along with those medications...
 
Lab challenges 'most fun' part of job: Tang laureate
American geneticist Jennifer Doudna, one of this year's three recipients of the Tang Prize in biopharmaceutical science, said the most enjoyable aspect of her work has been tackling the challenges of her laboratory experiments.
 
MIT News reported June 18 that Feng Zhang, a core institute member of the Broad Institute, an investigator at the McGovern Institute for Brain Research at MIT, has been named a 2016 Tang Prize Laureate in Biopharmaceutical Science for his role in developing the CRISPR-Cas9 gene-editing system and demonstrating pioneering uses in eukaryotic cells.
 
Opioids linked with deaths other than overdoses, study says
Accidental overdoses aren't the only deadly risk from using powerful prescription painkillers -- the drugs may also contribute to heart-related deaths and other fatalities, new research suggests.
 
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