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More than 5 million cancer survivors experience chronic pain, twice the rate of the general population

More than 5 million cancer survivors in the United States experience chronic pain, almost twice the rate in the general population, according to a new study.

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Skinny self-image, heavy workouts in adolescence are warning signs, study shows

New research finds that adolescents who see themselves as puny and who exercise to gain weight may be at risk of so-called muscularity-oriented disordered eating behaviors.

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Skin bacteria could save frogs from virus

Bacteria living on the skin of frogs could save them from a deadly virus, new research suggests.

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Combination of drugs may combat deadly drug-resistant fungus

Microbiologists have shown that a combination of anti-fungal and anti-bacterial medications may be an effective weapon against the recently discovered multidrug resistant, Candida auris (C. auris).

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Building chemical safety partnerships

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Pharmaceutical outsourcing: Behind the curtain

A look at 3 antibiotic manufacturing contracts reveals committed partners but a tough market

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Pharmaceutical outsourcing: Ticking a new box in enzyme chemistry

Going beyond its comfort zone in biocatalysis, Almac immobilizes an enzyme and manufactures a polymer for Alcresta’s lipase cartridge device

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Pharmaceutical outsourcing: A biotech takes a risk on a distant supplier

Lexicon hires the Chinese service firm WuXi AppTec and is pleasantly surprised

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Outsourcing tales from the drug services industry trenches

Small drug companies often don’t have the resources to make their own products. Here are stories of how they work with service firms that handle the production for them

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Understanding C. auris transmission with the healthcare environment

Researchers have now shown that patients who are heavily colonized with Candida auris on their skin can shed the fungus and contaminate their surroundings. This finding provides an explanation for the extensive contamination that often occurs in healthcare facilities with C. auris outbreaks. These results can help inform infection control efforts.

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