Medications

Some states, towns skeptical over proposed opioid settlement

An offer from OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma and the Sackler family to settle some 2,000 lawsuits over their contribution to the national opioid crisis is receiving growing pushback from state and local officials who say the ...

Neuroscience

Interactions discovered in cells insulating nerve pathways

Schwann cells form a protective sheath around nerve fibres and ensure that nerve impulses are transmitted rapidly. If these cells are missing or damaged, severe neurological diseases may occur as a result. Researchers at ...

Environment

Low-income, black neighborhoods still hit hard by air pollution

Disease-causing air pollution remains high in pockets of America—particularly those where many low-income and African-American people live, a disparity highlighted in research presented at the annual meeting of the American ...

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