The Trump administration announced that, for the first time, the average premium for a key plan sold on the federal health law’s insurance marketplaces will fall slightly next year. Federal officials said that changes they have made helped facilitate the reduction, but others argue that it was because more plans are moving back into those […]Continue Reading ...
DRUMMING for 60 minutes a week can benefit children diagnosed with autism and supports learning at school, according to a new scientific study. The project, led by the University of Chichester and University Centre Hartpury, showed students’ ability to follow their teachers’ instructions improved significantly and enhanced their social interactions between peers and members of […]Continue Reading ...
The Senate is still working, well into August – something it hasn’t done in years — and it’s debating the funding bill for the Department of Health and Human Services. There is a back-to-school shortage of EpiPens, needed by people with severe allergies to treat potentially life-threatening reactions, and the Food and Drug Administration is […]Continue Reading ...
DUBLIN, July 19, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Allergan plc, (NYSE: AGN), a leading global pharmaceutical company and Molecular Partners (SIX: MOLN), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company developing a new class of drugs known as DARPin® therapies, today announced the release of two positive clinical trials, SEQUOIA and CEDAR for abicipar, demonstrating that both the 8-week and 12-week […]Continue Reading ...
SUMMIT, N.J. & CAMBRIDGE, Mass.–July 9, 2018 (BUSINESS WIRE)– Celgene Corporation (NASDAQ: CELG) and Acceleron Pharma Inc. (NASDAQ: XLRN) today announced results from a phase III, randomized, double-blind, multi-center clinical study (BELIEVE). Luspatercept achieved a highly statistically significant improvement in the primary endpoint of erythroid response, which was defined as at least a 33 percent […]Continue Reading ...
Human heart. Credit: copyright American Heart Association Participating in exercise 4-5 days per week is necessary to keep your heart young, according to new research published in The Journal of Physiology. These findings could be an important step to develop exercise strategies to slow down such ageing. The optimal amount of exercise required to slow […]Continue Reading ...
May 21, 2018 Participating in exercise 4-5 days per week is necessary to keep your heart young, according to new research published in The Journal of Physiology. These findings could be an important step to develop exercise strategies to slow down such aging. The optimal amount of exercise required to slow down aging of the […]Continue Reading ...
Basel, April 30, 2018 – Novartis announced new positive brolucizumab (RTH258) data in neovascular age-related macular degeneration (nAMD) from a pre-specified secondary analysis of the Phase III HAWK and HARRIER trials. The findings showed that patients assessed as appropriate for a 12-week treatment frequency during the first 12-week cycle after loading could reliably stay on […]Continue Reading ...
Newsletter editor Brianna Labuskes, who reads everything on health care to compile our daily Morning Briefing, offers the best and most provocative stories for the weekend. Welcome back to the Friday Breeze! In stories that make you go “Huh, that is true”: Here’s a look at how advances in modern medicine have actually shaped the […]Continue Reading ...
KENILWORTH, N.J.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–July 24, 2018 — Merck (NYSE: MRK), known as MSD outside the United States and Canada, today announced Week 96 results from the Phase 3 DRIVE-FORWARD clinical trial evaluating the efficacy and safety of doravirine (DOR), the company’s investigational non-nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor (NNRTI), in combination with other antiretroviral agents, for the treatment […]Continue Reading ...
July 19, 2018 A trio of court actions provide news for this week’s “What the Health?’” panel. A federal appeals court this week handed hospitals a setback in their effort to stop the Trump administration from cutting funding for a program that provides deep discounts on drugs. Physicians sued health insurer Anthem for its policy […]Continue Reading ...
A series of articles for Men’s Health Week 2018.Continue Reading ...
May 25, 2018 President Donald Trump managed to fulfill — at least in part — two separate campaign promises this week. To the delight of anti-abortion groups, the administration issued proposed rules that would make it difficult if not impossible for Planned Parenthood to continue to participate in Title X, the federal family-planning program. And […]Continue Reading ...
May 10, 2018 Proposed insurance premium increases unveiled in Maryland and Virginia officially marked the start of finger-pointing on Capitol Hill this week, as Democrats and Republicans blamed each other for the dysfunction of the individual insurance market under the Affordable Care Act. Meanwhile, President Donald Trump sent to lawmakers a budget “rescission” package that […]Continue Reading ...
By Dr Ananya Mandal, MDApril 13, 2018 A new study has shown that the current safe limits of alcohol consumption are overestimated. In one of the largest worldwide alcohol consumption studies, the researchers noted that taking over six glasses of wine or six cans of beer per week can reduce years of life. Australia guidelines […]Continue Reading ...
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- Advancement in medical imaging methods for health care
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- Immunotherapy increases survival in some patients with metastatic triple negative breast cancer
- Exelixis presents CABOSUN and METEOR trial results in patients with advanced renal cell carcinoma
- LYNPARZA Phase III SOLO-1 results show improved outcome for patients with advanced BRCA-mutated ovarian cancer
- Brainlab unveils ExacTrac Dynamic at ASTRO meeting in San Antonio, Texas
- Not exercising is worse than smoking, diabetes or heart disease finds study
- Shorter course of trastuzumab could be an option for women with HER2+ early breast cancer
- Map of Mouse Hippocampus Could Be Weapon Against Alzheimer’s
- Psychotropic polypharmacy is common in Alzheimer’s disease
- Texas A&M and UTA establish Texas Genomics Core Alliance
- Analyzing mouse’s potential as animal model of decision-making
- Radiotherapy can prolong survival in prostate cancer
- A genetic mutation involved in relapse
- Report reveals growing impact of cannabis on young people
- NSF awards $5 million grant to help scientists magnify societal impact of research
- Fertility Rates Down for Each Urbanization Level 2007 to 2017
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