The kidney health alliance between Vifor Pharma and ChemoCentryx Inc. is expanding to include the development and commercialization of CCX140 which is an orally administered inhibitor of CCR2, a chemokine receptor.
Advocates of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) said the health care law would reduce the administrative costs associated with private health insurance. But the year after the ACA was implemented, administrative costs more than doubled.
The American Medical Association (AMA) recently shared a toolkit endorsed by the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention containing suggestions and procedures aimed at helping medical practitioners deal with the loss of a colleague by suicide.
Washington, D.C.’s ALS Association recently announced what it considers to be ten of the past year’s most outstanding advances in ALS research via its blog, citing substantial progress in studies, clinical trials and cooperative efforts.
To researchers’ pleasant surprise, a recent study has found that older adults adapt more quickly to online diabetes prevention programs than their younger counterparts, suggesting a viable solution for patient management within that population.
Each month, the American Medical Association releases a practice question for the United States Medical Licensing Examination Step 2 exam that is like those most often missed by students taking the practice test.
The American Enterprise Institute recently published an article examining the e-cigarette industry, particularly striving to determine whether the haze surrounding public perception of the business is as pervasive as it was one year ago.
Vice President-elect Mike Pence recently said GOP lawmakers intend to keep their promise to do away with Obamacare and replace it with other health care alternatives that will solve the problems the health care law created.
Two executive leaders from Eagle Pharmaceuticals Inc., a specialist in enhancing injectable medication products, will present at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the 35th annual J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference in San Francisco.
It should surprise no one that the Ohio Department of Insurance's physician directories are so flawed, considering how flawed the Affordable Care Act is, a lawmaker from the state's 4th Congressional district said in a recent interview.
Almost 400,000 physicians and medical students in four medical organizations including the American Academy of Family Physicians have written to Congress urging members to protect access to comprehensive health benefits and a stable insurance market.