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Study points to cause of safety concerns in painkiller diclofenac

Safety concerns related to the widely used painkiller diclofenac may be tied to a little-studied drug-metabolizing enzyme whose expression can vary widely from one individual to the next, according to new research.

New genetic target for male contraception identified

Discovery of a gene in multiple mammalian species could pave the way for a highly effective, reversible and non-hormonal male contraceptive for humans and animals.

WSU receives funding to upgrade infectious disease lab

The university is in the early stages of a $1.36 million project to upgrade its biosafety level 3 laboratory and enhance its infectious disease research and pandemic response capacity.