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Will Republicans cut Pell Grants and saddle students with more debt? Congressional Republicans have passed a budget. Now the real fight starts. The budget is a statement of priorities, but how much ...
by Laura Clawson
Comment Count 3 comments on Wed May 06, 2015 at 09:15 AM PDT with 6 Recommends
Yes, you read that right. This so-called shill for the pharmaceutical industry is calling them as I see them–most published medical research articles present information that is eventually a ...
by SkepticalRaptor
Comment Count 41 comments on Tue Mar 24, 2015 at 01:00 PM PDT with 12 Recommends
Originally posted at Talk to Action. The Ice Bucket Challenge has been an outstanding success in raising both awareness and research money needed to find a cure for Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (...
by Frank Cocozzelli
Comment Count 50 comments on Sun Sep 21, 2014 at 03:00 AM PDT with 93 Recommends
Back in August Laura Ingraham accused parents who affirm and support their transgender children of child abuse . Experts in transgender and child health care condemned her comments as "dangerous",
by rserven
Comment Count 27 comments on Thu Sep 11, 2014 at 10:57 AM PDT with 29 Recommends
Recent medical research by Dr. Henk Asscheman of Amsterdam, the Netherlands and his colleagues shows that transition related hormone treatment leads to very few long-term side effects. Dr. Asscheman'
by rserven
Comment Count 19 comments on Wed Jul 02, 2014 at 03:45 PM PDT with 23 Recommends
At the very end of the diary is an introduction to using free MEDSCAPE links/articles like this: very easy and worth it. Teenagers and college students may enjoy this one. The human body as a ...
by mettle fatigue
Comment Count 31 comments on Sun Apr 13, 2014 at 04:00 PM PDT with 11 Recommends
See end of section below orange swirl for introduction to using free MEDSCAPE links. Psychedelic drugs such as LSD, psilocybin, and mescaline were used experimentally for decades in psychiatry and ...
by mettle fatigue
Comment Count 89 comments on Sun Jan 19, 2014 at 04:01 PM PST with 39 Recommends
Varmus thinks broadly about basic and applied scientific research as an enterprise. His solutions emphasize cooperation over competition, and free, creative inquiry over narrow methodological and ...
by Nathan Jaco
Comment Count 11 comments on Thu Nov 21, 2013 at 06:03 PM PST with 9 Recommends
Aimee Belgard Congressman Jon Runyan has never had much influence in his two terms in Congress. As a former Philadelphia Eagles football player, he leveraged his popularity across the river in New ...
by deciminyan
Comment Count 3 comments on Thu Nov 07, 2013 at 02:10 PM PST with 4 Recommends
In the next 30 days, Governor Jerry Brown will decide whether California's glorious paralysis research program will be revived--i.e. put the money back in-- or not.
by diverdonreed
Comment Count 3 comments on Tue Sep 10, 2013 at 11:06 AM PDT with 5 Recommends
Paralysis costs every Californian one hundred thirty one dollars and fifty-seven cents...for the financial benefits of one small California bill, now hanging in the balance, read on...
by diverdonreed
Comment Count 3 comments on Sun May 19, 2013 at 04:52 AM PDT with 4 Recommends
If a 20-word letter might rescue five million people from paralysis-- would you write it? If your answer was yes, then help me now.
by diverdonreed
Comment Count 6 comments on Tue May 14, 2013 at 09:34 AM PDT with 3 Recommends
Charles Darwin turned 204 this year, but his birthday didn'€™t make as big of a splash as Abe Lincoln'€™s (both were born February 12, 1809) because Darwin didn'€™t have a giant Hollywood epic ...
by Jennifer A Epps
Comment Count 3 comments on Thu Apr 25, 2013 at 02:45 PM PDT with 7 Recommends
What do Mighty Mouse and World War II have to do with paralysis cure research?
by diverdonreed
Comment Count 4 comments on Sun Mar 10, 2013 at 04:18 PM PDT with 8 Recommends
One of the things Republicans would like to cut is spending on medical research . Well, here's one example why that is a bad idea, and how a ...
by Steven D
Comment Count 5 comments on Sat Jan 19, 2013 at 11:56 AM PST with 12 Recommends
A way to "wash out" Alzheimer's disease? Possible breakthrough research must be supported by guarding the National Institutes of Health funding... A research-supporting President is in office now-- ...
by diverdonreed
Comment Count 6 comments on Fri Nov 16, 2012 at 05:19 PM PST with 66 Recommends
Roman Reed may be paralyzed in his limbs, but his spirit soars. Ever since his 1994 football accident, Roman has fought to find a cure for all forms of paralysis. In addition to his continuing ...
by diverdonreed
Comment Count 1 comments on Wed Oct 10, 2012 at 04:03 AM PDT with 2 Recommends
This Tuesday, a vote will be held in Sacramento: to allow the Roman Reed Spinal Cord Injury Research Act to go forward, or not. So near, and yet so far... 9 members of the Transportation and ...
by diverdonreed
Comment Count 1 comments on Fri Jun 22, 2012 at 03:18 AM PDT with 3 Recommends
Breast cancer has been in the news. For transpeople, this is not particularly good news. For us, breast cancer is a medical mystery . There is not yet enough research to accurately determine the ...
by rserven
Comment Count 33 comments on Tue May 08, 2012 at 06:46 AM PDT with 17 Recommends
If you live in one of the sixteen states (and D.C.) that have legalized the use of medical marijuana, or if you live in one of the twelve states where similar legislation is pending, you may be ...
by KelleyRN2
Comment Count 254 comments on Sat Apr 28, 2012 at 12:23 PM PDT with 246 Recommends