Drug Development


spf30-sunscreens-041816.jpg A pre-clinical trial, using a mouse model, found that applying sun protection factor 30 or SPF30 sunscreen, prior to ultraviolet-B or UVB light exposure, will help delay melanoma. According to Ohio State University's Cancer Center, sunscreen before exposure to UVB light delayed melanoma onset in a mouse model of the disease.

heroin-033016.jpg President Obama has unveiled his new plan to fight the growing opioid and heroin abuse epidemic. The new plan is part of Obama's ongoing fight against drugs and will allocate additional funds to the $1.1 billion budget he announced last month. Michael Botticelli said of the new plan, "Expanding access to medication-assisted treatment for opioid-use disorders . . ."

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