According to Mechanic’s faculty website, she focuses on “psychosocial consequences of violence, trauma, and victimization with an emphasis on violence against women and other forms of interpersonal violence.” The site also notes that Mechanic “frequently provides expert testimony in complex legal cases involving interpersonal violence.” … [Read more...] about Judge in Theranos fraud case orders 14-hour psychological test for Holmes
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The HSUS is working to make sure this burgeoning energy to end toxicity testing in animals continues — and stays the course — by working with such corporations as Hurel as they continue to develop cutting-edge technologies and influencing our federal government to increase its investment in these technologies as well. … [Read more...] about Technology Should Replace Testing on Animals (Op-Ed)
When a person smokes or inhales cannabis, THC "goes into your lungs and gets absorbed … into the blood," according to Daniele Piomelli, a professor of anatomy & neurobiology, biological chemistry, and pharmacology at the University of California, Irvine School of Medicine. Edibles take slightly longer trip through the liver, where enzymes transform THC into a different compound that takes a bit longer to have an effect on people's perception of reality. … [Read more...] about How does cannabis get you high?
Sixteen men with hemophilia A and a history of prophylactic treatments were included in the new phase I/IIa, open-label study, which was designed primarily to assess safety and the half-life of BIVV001. The men were divided into low- and high-dose groups. Each patient was given a single injection of recombinant factor VIII, followed by a washout period of at least 3 days before an injection of the fusion protein BIVV001. Patients were then observed for a 28-day period to determine the safety of each dose. … [Read more...] about New fusion protein treatment holds promise for ‘royal’ blood clotting disorder
"In our study we looked for a new method of analysing the images and extracting two main tissue layers at the back of the eye, the retina and choroid, with special interest in the choroid. The choroid is the area between the retina and the sclera, and it contains the major blood vessels that provide nutrients and oxygen to the eye," Alonso-Caneiro said. … [Read more...] about QUT researchers develop AI to improve accuracy around eye-testing