This month’s roundup features stories on the price of cancer drugs, Alzheimer drugs treating other diseases, biohackers producing homemade insulin, effects of pharmaceutical products on wildlife, pharmacy majors marrying pharmacy majors, and more!
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- “Cancer Experts Call for Curbs on Rising Drug Prices,” by Lenny Bernstein, The Washington Post, July 23, 2015
- “This $153,000 Rattlesnake Bite is Everything Wrong with American Health Care,” by Christopher Ingraham, The Washington Post, July 20, 2015
- “I’m Disabled. Can NIH Spare a Few Dimes?” by Brian Vastag, The Washington Post, July 20, 2015
- “Alzheimer’s Drugs in the Works Might Treat Other Diseases, Too,” by Jon Hamilton, Shots, NPR, July 19, 2015
- “NASA Prioritizing Global Health Research on the International Space Station,” by Alex Pearlman, globalpost, July 16, 2015
- “Biohackers Aim to Make Homebrew Insulin, but Don’t Try it Yet,” by Miruam E. Tucker, Shots, NPR, July 15, 2015
- “Starlings on Prozac: How Pharmaceuticals May Affect Wildlife,” by GrrlScientist, The Guardian, July 15, 2015
- “Bill to Boost Medical Research Comes with a Catch,” by Richard Harris, Shots, NPR, July 10, 2015
- “Many Pharmacy Students Marry Within Their Major,” by Meghan Ross, Pharmacy Times, July 14, 2015
- “UK Scientists Discover Key Poppy Alkaloid Production Enzyme,” by Gareth MacDonald, in-Pharma, com, June 25, 2015