In early September, hundreds of cancer survivors, patients and their families took action on Capitol Hill, pleading with members to increase federal research funding at the National Cancer Institute (NCI) through the Cancer Moonshot Initiative and the fiscal year 2017 budget.
The Partnership to Fight Chronic Disease (PFCD) recently emphasized that increased coordination and collaboration between pharmacy and primary care experts could save countless lives and billions of health care dollars.
According to American Heart Association (AHA) research, kidney patients who ate more fruits and vegetables effectively lowered their blood pressure and reduced medical expenses by half compared to patients who used traditional treatments or a baking soda remedy.
The National Institutes of Health (NIH) Common Fund supports the High-Risk, High-Reward Research (HRHR) program, which recently awarded a total of 88 grants to exceptional, highly creative scientists researching biomedical subjects.
The New York City chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association has decided to host the Alzheimer’s Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s in Staten Island, where residents can join the movement to help Alzheimer’s patients.
Leaders from the American Heart Association (AHA), AstraZeneca and Verily Life Sciences LLC recently announced the winner of the One Brave Idea research award: Dr. Calum MacRae, chief of cardiovascular medicine at Boston’s Brigham and Women’s Hospital.
Amgen recently announced that its research has revealed new data for Imlygic (talimogene laherparepvec) to treat melanoma and metastatic colorectal cancer, stating that the information will be presented at the European Society for Medical Oncology 2016 Congress.
The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society (LLS) and WealthEngine (WE), the top supplier of predictive analytics, marketing and audience development services, recently partnered to raise funds for blood cancer research.
The National Organization for Rare Disorders (NORD), an independent nonprofit organization that represents 30 million U.S. residents with rare diseases, recently received federal funds to help stop the Zika virus.
Allele Biotechnology and Pharmaceuticals recently received funds from the National Institute on Aging, a branch of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), to create a novel antibody therapy to treat Alzheimer’s.
The American Heart Association (AHA) recently released a scientific statement saying that various sleep disorders and sleep patterns could be connected to risk factors for developing cardiovascular health problems.