The Trump Administration’s War on Marijuana Could Prevent Sick Kids From Getting Medical Care

Just after his fifth birthday, Quintin Lovato had his first seizure. Two days later, another. Later that year, he was diagnosed with epilepsy. Then, at age seven, the Tourette’s came. To treat his symptoms, his parents, Hannah and Ron, tried a variety of pharmaceuticals, each with nasty side effects—anger, aggression, and social withdrawal—before ultimately finding the answer: medical […]

CEO Zuckerberg says Facebook could have done more to prevent misuse

CEO Zuckerberg says Facebook could have done more to prevent misuse

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Facebook Inc Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg met U.S. lawmakers individually on Monday and told Congress in written testimony that the social media network should have done more to prevent itself and its members’ data being misused. His conciliatory tone precedes two days of congressional hearings where Zuckerberg is set to answer questions […]

Zooming in on protein to prevent kidney stones

Zooming in on protein to prevent kidney stones

Top Story Researchers have applied Nobel prize-winning microscope technology to uncover an ion channel structure that could lead to new treatments for kidney stones. In a recent study, researchers revealed atomic-level details of the protein that serves as a passageway for calcium across kidney cell membranes. Approximately 80 percent of kidney stones are comprised of […]