Evanston, Illinois-based Aptinyx Inc., a biopharmaceutical company advancing therapies for neurological disorders, recently obtained $2.85 million in NIH grants to spearhead research on neuropathic pain and age-related cognitive decline.
Scientists from three different branches of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) have crafted a method to isolate certain drug combinations to combat antibiotic-resistant infections by developing a rapid screening assay.
New data from an American Heart Association report indicate that a cancer survivor’s age at diagnosis may directly relate to their chances of succumbing to heart disease, with a younger onset age suggesting increased risk.
Two providers of patient monitoring systems from different continents have forsaken their former competitiveness and united in a multi-year agreement to develop and streamline the latest advances in the field.
Medical students are already on double duty with rigorous schedules and material to process, on top of social time with friends and family — so they may not know about the phenomenon of subtly acquired bias.
Thanks to efforts from the American Heart Association (AHA) resulting in nearly two dozen ballot choices nationwide, voters recently opted to reduce tobacco use, consume fewer sugar-laden beverages and support outdoor safety and accessibility.
Management consulting firm Pinney Associates of Bethesda, Maryland, has announced that two of its principals presented at a recent public U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) meeting on developing abuse-deterrent opioids.
To combat the stigma attached to mood disorders in our society — especially for males — Joshua Beharry has formed HeadsUpGuys as a resource for men to overcome depression and achieve improved mental health with widespread support.
With 14 years of nursing experience and plans for many more, Tamara Floyd of Florida recently joined the Nursing Board at the American Health Council to share her expertise in nursing, patient care and orthopedics.
TransPerfect — the world’s largest privately held language service technology provider, based in New York — recently took steps to fight cancer by participating in the American Cancer Society 'Making Strides Against Breast Cancer' nationwide walk event.
Sharon Byers, who has served the American Cancer Society in a fundraising leadership role over the past year, will now take the helm as the group’s chief development and marketing officer, a newly expanded position.
Responding to requests for administrative help with Parkinson’s patients, the Parkinson's Disease Foundation will sponsor an attorney-led webinar at 1 p.m. (EST) Tuesday, Nov. 8, for families, friends and care givers.
For one fortnight, Americans can bolster the Lupus Foundation of America’s crowdfunding campaign to 'Cut It Out,' a concerted nationwide effort designed to stem the devastating effects of the autoimmune disease.
Because a child with diabetes was unable to safely join his peers at play, the American Diabetes Association joined his family in a lawsuit designed to fight discrimination this week in northern California.
Significant fluctuations in 'bad' cholesterol may correlate with declining brain health in older adults regardless of medication or average LDL cholesterol levels, the American Heart Association’s journal 'Circulation' recently reported from Dallas, Texas.
Pennsylvania’s Department of Human Services (DHS) recently revealed its successful attainment of almost $3 million in federal grant funds to combat Opioid Use Disorder (OUD) in outlying areas with officially sanctioned medication-assisted treatment (MAT).
Pain hurts the pocket as well as the patient, according to the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN), with overall discomfort contributing to the spiraling costs of health care for the entire nation.
In a recently published study on late-term pregnancy, the American Heart Association found that previously unaffected women who develop prehypertension may be more predisposed to having underweight or stillborn infants than other prospective mothers.
To increase access to data for health care providers, employers and other stakeholders, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) recently suggested regulations for insurance care offerings that are conducive to informing better decisions.
Enticing flavors and colors with potentially poisonous consequences will be stymied, thanks to President Obama’s recent endorsement of the House Energy and Commerce Committee-backed Child Nicotine Poisoning Prevention Act (S. 142) in Washington, D.C.