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News Bites: FDA warns hospitals about medical carts' battery fires, Addictive cravings can still be detectable after death
 

News Bites: FDA warns hospitals about medical carts' battery fires, Addictive cravings can still be detectable after death

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This week, neurologists have developed a 100% accurate diagnostic test for vCJD, artificial leaves have been invented to be portable mini-factories for drug production and a compound in human saliva has been found to be six times more potent than morphine by French and Brazilian scientists.
 
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30 Dec 2016 - General
 
Mahmoud AbdelAziz thank you for sharing this article to be discussed,
I'm really surprised to hear about drug factories in the form of leaves, I think this invention is a great step...
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Interesting news! The mini drug factories in the form of leaves are pretty cool, and can be useful in areas where certain drugs may not be available. Finding a painkiller in saliva is quite surprising; its like finding something that was under our no...
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Well those were definitely a bunch of news bites as they were bits and pieces of different things. I was a bit confused by the title at first but taking it as just "NEWS BITES" made more sense. The saliva deal about opiorphin is interestin...
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Well, this is the first time that I am hearing the concept of artificial leaves that can be utilized as mini-factories for production of drugs. This can actually be a very effective and cost efficient way to produce drugs as production of some drugs ...
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Also in this week news feed, a new blood test showed 100% in detecting human form of mad cow disease. In another research, a team of scientists has found that human saliva contains a substance called opiorphin that has six times more potency than mor...
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The concept of portable drug production devices has been around for a while. Now, chemical engineers at Eindhoven University of Technology, have taken it one step further by developing their prototype reactor to 'photosynthesise'. The 'mi...
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