Four Common Antipsychotic Drugs Found to Lack Safety and Effectiveness in Older Adults

In older adults, antipsychotic drugs are commonly prescribed off-label for a number of disorders outside of their Food and Drug Administration (FDA)-approved indications – schizophrenia and bipolar disorder. In a new study, four of the antipsychotics most commonly prescribed off label for use in patients over 40 were found to lack both safety and effectiveness.

November 27, 2012General, Health, Science and Engineering, Health & Medicine, Science & Engineering

California High School Girls Build Experiment for Space Station

Fifteen girls from high schools around San Diego County have been meeting once a week since September to conceive, design, engineer and program a micro-experiment set to be deployed on the International Space Station (ISS) in March 2013. They are building a crystal growth experiment for a microgravity environment.

November 27, 2012Events, General, Science and Engineering, Science & Engineering, Events

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