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NCATS-Supported Study Highlights Opioid Prescribing Trend

CTSA Program-supported scientists found that patients who took a type of anti-anxiety medicine were more likely to receive new opioid prescriptions despite a higher risk.

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July E-Newsletter Now Available

Read about NCATS’ work to advance a rare food allergy diagnostic, a study on opioid deaths, precision medicine for a heart condition, a repurposed drug, and more.

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CTSA Program Support May Lead to Blood Test for Colon Cancer

A research team, including scientists supported by the CTSA Program, identified markers in the blood that could be used to detect precancerous polyps in patients.

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