1. UK: 9 out of 10 People Would Participate in Clinical Research National Institute for Health Research Clinical Research Network (NIHR CRN) conducted a survey and its results show that 89% of people would participate in clinical research, and only 3% wouldn’t consider it at all.
2. J&J to spend $200 million to speed Ebola vaccine In an effort “to accelerate and significantly expand”, Johnson & Johnson is planning to spend as much as $200 million. The vaccine they created with the NIH is showing promising results in preclinical studies.
3. Parkinson’s Drugs Need Warnings About Compulsive Behaviors: Study Some Parkinson’s disease drugs have been associated with disorders that cause unusual addictive behaviors. Because of its severity, the study authors are suggesting much stronger warnings for users.