There Is No Single, Best Policy for Drug Prices

Image CreditSrdjan Zivulovic/Reuters A majority of Americans prefer greater regulation of prescription drug prices, meaning government intervention to lower them. But don’t count on a single policy to address a nuanced problem. “All low-priced drugs are alike; all high-priced drugs are high priced in their own way,” Craig Garthwaite, a health economist from Northwestern University’s…

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Shopping for Beach Chairs

Beach chairs come in so many styles that finding your personal preference can require some trial and error. Paul Masi, a partner at Bates Masi + Architects and a longtime surfer who lives in Amagansett, N.Y., has firsthand experience with this struggle. “We have good friends we’ve been going to the beach with for years,…

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Bentham Science launches new journal, ‘Current Dentistry’

Bentham Science is pleased to announce the launch of new subscription-based journal, Current Dentistry. The first issue of the journal is available online and can be obtained from: https://benthamscience.com/journals/current-dentistry/ Prof. Alvaro Della Bona is the Editor-in-Chief of this journal. He is a Senior Professor and Dean of Dental School, University of Passo Fundo, Brazil. The…

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UMass Amherst scientist awarded American Cancer Society Grant for immunotherapy study

VIDEO: University of Massachusetts Amherst biomedical engineer Ashish Kulkarni discusses his cancer immunotherapy research as his graduate students design self-assembled supramolecular nanoparticles that target immune suppressor cells in bladder cancer tumors…. view more  Biomedical engineer Ashish Kulkarni, assistant professor of chemical engineering at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, has been awarded a four-year, $792,000 grant from…

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