Precision Medicine Group said its new Precision Value & Health offers services that include research and analysis and message development to help health care industry clients communicate the value of innovative therapies.
According to a recent study, over 75 percent of those age 65 and older are not screened for atrial fibrillation (AF) and similar stroke risk markers during primary care exams despite that demographic being prone to stroke, a Bristol-Myers Squibb release said.
An ongoing study of workers participating in cleanup efforts following the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico in 2010 has found that many of those who were exposed to chemicals used to break down the oil slicks are more likely to experience a number of health issues.
With September being World Alzheimer's Month, Healthy Women posted an article on its website exploring Alzheimer's, ways to reduce the risk of developing the disease and myths associated with the disease.
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia and Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania have teamed up to become one of the sites in the nationwide Urinary Stone Disease Research Network being sponsored by the National Institutes of Health (NIH).
Social determinants of health – the conditions in which people live, work and age – and how they impact the quality and price of health care was the focus of a recent congressional briefing involving several health industry representatives.
With September being Newborn Screening Awareness Month, a nonprofit group is encouraging greater public awareness of the importance of testing infants for certain diseases at birth and is planning a free online educational seminar on Oct. 4.
Massachusetts-based Alnylam Pharmaceuticals, an affiliate of health care solution developer Sanofi currently taking a lead role in a clinical development program addressing hemophilia, recently revealed an adverse event in relation to its investigational treatment fitusiran.
Asbury Heights, home to 500 seniors and provider of a range of care options, recently became affiliated with University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) Senior Communities, enhancing accessibility to resources for residents and staff.
The University of Pittsburgh recently obtained a Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) grant to assess the problem of hospital patients dying from sepsis, which might be preventable through a standardized treatment policy.