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As federal or state authorities waved red flags, state-approved accreditation agencies awarded surgery centers gold seals of approval, a Kaiser Health News investigation found.
A top U.S. health official called on lawmakers to do more to help bring down drug prices, saying that the Trump administration had “given them a lot of opportunities to…
NewsResearchers have developed a live-attenuated Zika vaccine to target and kill glioblastoma stem cells hiding out in brain tissue.
STAT Plus: A state consumer privacy law has threatened to jeopardize the integrity of clinical trial results and drive scientists out of California. https://buff.ly/2xtiMr2 pic.twitter.com/OT8klQGsHr
NewsResearchers have discovered a vicious feedback loop underlying brain degeneration in Alzheimer's disease which may explain why so many drug trials have failed.
NewsScientists have uncovered the role of special chemical tags in controlling vital genes involved in early mammalian development.
STAT Plus: Health venture led by @Atul_Gawande taps consulting giant to hone strategy for chronically ill. https://buff.ly/2DeXtih pic.twitter.com/VGZv6dF7dN
NewsFinally some good climate change news: the insects and plants currently on Earth have a better chance against the changing climate than previously thought. Staff Author:&nbs
Edison Investment Research - Pharmaceutical & healthcare - InMed Pharmaceuticals: InMed continues to make progress on its biosynthesis platform, optimizing the genes that lead E. coli to express the cannabinoids and scaling up the fermentation process, both crucial steps needed to achieve commercial scale to address the market. InMed is also optimizing the formulation for INM-750 for epidermolysi...
NewsInflammatory bowel disease, an umbrella term for a number of gut disorders—including ulcerative colitis and Crohn’s disease—remains a clinical challenge.
NewsFor 75 years, scientists have been trying to devise a way to make a vast supply of radioactive and chemically dangerous waste at the Hanford Nuclear Reservation safe.
An 85 year old caucasian man presented to hospital with a three day history of feeling generally unwell. He had undergone emergency endovascular aortic aneurysm repair five months before presentation...
Hospitals have evolved to become integral and dominant components of health systems, although their functions, organisation, size, degree of centralisation, and resourcing varies across countries....
A 73 year old man was referred by an optician for an abnormal vascular lesion of his right iris (fig 1). An important differential diagnosis is neovascularisation of the iris, also known as “rubeosis...
Asked about safe injection sites to address the opioid epidemic, @Surgeon_General says there's not sufficient evidence to show they would work. https://buff.ly/2xrKynY pic.twitter.com/Uxp8o3ig18
Pharmacy benefit managers, the drug industry middlemen who have been derided by everyone from community pharmacists to President Trump, have a new chief defender.
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Merck will halve the price of its Keytruda cancer drug for its China launch, following a similar move by Bristol-Myers Squibb.
NewsZombie cells are the ones that can't die but are equally unable to perform the functions of a normal cell.Contributed Author:&
Product AnnouncementOnset's HOBO MX2501 pH and temperature data logger is designed for long-term pH monitoring in water.
NewsA newly discovered species may already be endangered due to pressure from agricultural development.Contributed Author:
NewsMany physiological functions, such as breathing and heartbeat, are also rhythmically coupled in nature.Contributed Author:
NewsFollowing a Mediterranean-style diet may reduce stroke risk in women over 40, but not in men.
A quiet but significant public health innovation engaged barbers to trim not only newborns' hair but their chances of developing life-threatening infections.
NewsWhen it comes to disabilities, research labs want to be as accommodating as possible. However, having a service dog poses some major challenges to a career in laboratory animal science.