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.
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.
Leaders with the National Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Society recently invested over $10.5 million in funding for 42 new MS research projects that are designed to stop MS, bring back lost functions and ultimately eradicate the disease.
Leaders with Rotary and Cure Alzheimer’s Fund recently announced that they plan to co-fund a groundbreaking research project that will evaluate why women are more likely to develop Alzheimer’s than men.
Health leaders at the 2013 G8 Dementia Summit in London decided to develop a disease-modifying therapy specifically for Alzheimer's disease by the year 2025, a date which leaders now believe needs to be modified to a more realistic goal.
Philips Avent, the bottle brand that is most recommended by moms around the world, recently joined with the March of Dimes to honor essential feeding moments that are crucial to a baby’s early life and development.
The University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center and Tempus, a health technology company dedicated to personalizing cancer care, recently partnered to offer the Michigan Oncology Sequencing Center (MI-ONCOSEQ) panel to health care providers and patients in the U.S.
Merck, called MSD outside of Canada and the U.S., recently announced that a representative will present new data about Zepatier, as well as chronic hepatitis C clinical development programs, at The Liver Meeting 2016.
Leaders with the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Nutrition Research Task Force (NRTF) have decided to create the first nutrition strategy plan to complement other NIH research efforts against conditions and diseases that are affected by nutrition.
The National Institutes of Health (NIH) National Eye Institute (NEI) recently funded a study that evaluated the role of the visual cortex, the sensory information processing region of the brain, in plasticity of reflexive eye movements.