Citing a longtime battle of 'David and Goliath' proportions, the Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization (ADAO) recently commended the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) action to rank asbestos among the top 10 high-risk chemicals for regulation under the Lautenberg Act.
The Prostate Cancer Foundation (PCF) and the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) recently launched a $50 million program to increase prostate cancer research among the veteran population and expedite further treatment possibilities for patients.
Rep. Tom Price, as well as the new Trump administration, will likely move quickly to repeal some elements of the Affordable Care Act, but they will step more slowly when it comes to major changes, according to one health expert.
Republicans intent on making changes to the Affordable Care Act (ACA) will find it difficult to alter the way Medicare is delivered, according to experts watching closely what might happen with the new Trump administration.
What unites all Parkinson’s disease (PD) patients is that no two people experience the disease in the same exact way, so industry practitioners have developed a resource network devoted to the community of affected individuals.
The world’s largest consortium of eye physicians and surgeons, the American Academy of Ophthalmology, recently lauded president-elect Donald Trump’s pick for secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS), calling Rep. Tom Price an outstanding candidate.
Calling its 21st Century Cures program 'an innovation game-changer,' the U.S. Energy and Commerce Committee has developed legislation to modernize the nation’s health care infrastructure via both domestic patient treatment and global biomedical leadership.
While all eyes were on the results of the U.S. presidential election on Nov. 9, a speaker at the European Federation of Pharmaceutical Industries and Associations conference in Brussels, Belgium, was introducing a concept that could bring equally seismic changes to the field of health care.
Urging Congress to fund a bill passed last summer addressing opioid abuse, the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) recently stepped up its game, calling for implementation of the Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act (CARA).
Patient advocate Jeri Burtchell recently shared her journey from her diagnosis of multiple sclerosis (MS) to clinical trial participation to becoming an advocate for the patient perspective on Eli Lilly and Company blog 'LillyPad.'
The calls for passage of the 21st Century Cures Act intensified this week, when Friends of Cancer Research Founder Dr. Ellen Sigal and Margolis Center for Health Policy at Duke University Director Mark McClellan joined forces to support the bill.
For stepping up during a 2015 natural disaster to partner with the International Medical Corps in Nepal, Abbvie recently received a Global Citizen Award, honoring its humanitarian actions in the wake of a destructive earthquake.
EUCAN Alzheimer Community Leader Susan Betito and Eli Lilly Therapy Area Medical Lead Hans-Peter Hundemer have contributed their thoughts to 'LillyPad' on last week's disappointing results of the Sola (solanezumab) clinical trial.
The U.S. Senate implemented new protections on free speech Monday with the passage of H.R. 5111, 'The Consumer Review Fairness Act,' which prohibits gag clauses that could prevent truthful reviews of companies and services by consumers.
Following the nomination of Rep. Tom Price (R-GA) for the position of Health and Human Services (HHS) secretary by President-elect Donald Trump, Fred Upton (R-MI), chairman of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, released a statement regarding the announcement.
A milestone for mental health care resulted from the U.S. House of Representatives’ recent approval of the 21st Century Cures Act in Washington, D.C., advocated by Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee Chair Tim Murphy (R-PA).
Trust, open communication and translation go a long way toward fostering better outcomes for underserved patients, a recent study suggests, with the advent of primary care coaches bridging gaps in health education and encouraging positive patient participation.