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Second chance for opioid users

On January 9th, a team led by assistant Professor Jacob Sunshine of the University of Washington published results surrounding a new smartphone application developed to detect opioid overdoses and facilitate timely medical intervention. The current opioid crisis in the United States has resulted in a record two-thirds of 72,000 drug overdose deaths in 2017 being […]


Forget Teviot nachos- drug testing kits are what students need

Throughout the UK, drugs are well ingrained in the fabric of student culture. This isn’t news – the National Students’ Union (NUS) estimates that two in five students are regular drug users, with 56 per cent having taken them at some point in their life. Considering such an established practice, efforts should be made by […]