The nonprofit ALS Association (ALSA) recently reflected on the successes its stakeholders achieved this year, ranging from access to specialized equipment and fundraising efforts to legislative advocacy work on Capitol Hill.
EMD Serono, Merck KGaA’s U.S. and Canada-based biopharmaceutical business, recently received Food and Drug Administration approval for a redesigned version of a pen injector, designed to be used to induce ovulation and pregnancy in certain oligo-anovulatory women.
The Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) of the European Medicines Agency has issued a positive opinion of AstraZeneca's and MedImmune's benralizumab, which is designed to treat adults with severe eosinophilic asthma.
AstraZeneca and MedImmune, its department for global biologics research and development, recently gave 28 presentations at the American Heart Association (AHA) Scientific Sessions, which took place Nov. 11-15 in Anaheim, California.
Scientists from the University of North Carolina (UNC) and North Carolina State University have developed a melanin-enhanced cancer immunotherapy treatment that boosts a naturally occurring immune response against skin cancer cells in mice.
As a reminder to individuals living with diabetes during November — National Diabetes Month — Food and Drug Administration (FDA) officials are publicizing the importance of food-handling safety to prevent illness by offering a free booklet.
Pharmaceutical company Astellas Pharma has been named a Best Place to Work for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender equality as it obtained a perfect score on the Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s (HRC) Corporate Equality Index (CEI).
North Carolina’s Vidant Chowan Hospital and Vidant Roanoke-Chowan Hospital recently earned grants from the nonprofit North Carolina Stroke Association (NCSA) to fund programs for official stroke readiness certification.
University of North Carolina School of Medicine researchers have charted a revised model for cystic fibrosis (CF) patients that could help the scientific community better understand and treat the disorder, according to the university.
New surveys using data from ArthritisPower and CreakyJoints, part of the Global Healthy Living Foundation show women living with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) lack the information and resources to make confident decisions when it comes to reproductive health and family planning.
A study published in Nutrition & Diabetes shows that fruits blended in a NutriBullet provide the same glucose response as fruits consumed whole, which could be beneficial for people who need to monitor their glucose levels.
The Partnership to Fight Chronic Disease (PFCD) recently hosted a health observance briefing for National Diabetes Heart Connection Day to raise awareness of the link between diabetes and cardiovascular disease.