The National Institutes of Health (NIH) recently published a survey that shows strong support for the Precision Medicine Initiative (PMI) Cohort Program, with survey respondents stating they would want to participate in this national research effort.
Leaders with the Epilepsy Foundation recently partnered with the American Epilepsy Society (AES) to award grants to two medical research, funding their work in researching and research training for epilepsy.
The National Institutes of Health (NIH) recently distributed $9.4 million in grants to the City University of New York, the Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Montefiore to conduct HIV research in central Africa.
Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited and Ultragenyx Pharmaceutical Inc., a company that develops products for rare and ultra-rare diseases, recently announced a strategic partnership for developing and commercializing therapies.
Patient Focused Medicines Development -- a nonprofit coalition seeking to give patients the same treatment as active partners while manufacturers discover, design and develop research and medicines -- recently published a paper seeking to improve patient engagement in developing medicines.
Health experts with the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) and the American Academy of Physicians (AAFP) have stated that screening children and adolescents for lipid disorders is not supported by evidence.
Illinois residents who buy insurance coverage through the Affordable Care Act (ACA) marketplace can likely expect double-digit premium increases in 2017 in light of recently published rate proposals by insurers.
The ALS Association, LAS Finding a Cure and Massachusetts General Hospital recently invested approximately $3.6 million to broaden the NeuroBANK program, which offers core and infrastructure services to ALS research communities.
The Foundation Fighting Blindness -- which is the biggest private funder of translational, early and clinical-stage research for blinding, inherited retinal diseases in the world -- recently raised over $109 million for research.
Leaders with The Arthritis Society and Massage Addict recently announced that they have established a new three-year partnership that will encourage the education of complementary therapies and pain relief for people with arthritis.