Scientists have long been able to make specific changes in the DNA code. Now, they’re taking the more radical step of starting over, and building redesigned life forms from scratch.
The agreement settled a lawsuit in Los Angeles federal court by a former Celgene saleswoman who said the New Jersey-based company submitted false claims to Medicare and health care programs in 28 states and Washington, D.C., which were all parties to the settlement.
The report doesn’t confirm that the condition is common in all football players; it reflects high occurrence in samples at a Boston brain bank that studies CTE. Many donors or their families contributed because of the players’ repeated concussions and troubling symptoms before death.
Wyoming GOP Sen. John Barrasso says, “We still do have work to do to get to a vote of 50, but people are committed to continuing that work.”
The report in the British journal Lancet raises the prospect that these lifestyle changes just might delay or even prevent about a third of dementia cases worldwide.
The report from Congress’ nonpartisan budget analyst says the measure would cause average premiums for people buying their own health insurance to double by 2026.
Two GOP senators — Utah’s Mike Lee and Jerry Moran of Kansas — sealed the measure’s doom late Monday when each announced they would vote “no” in an initial, critical vote that had been expected as soon as next week.
The Republican leader made the announcement in a statement that came a few hours after two Republican senators dealt a fatal blow to the replacement bill unveiled last Thursday.
It’s more than the occasional “um” or trouble recalling names that plagues many people as they age.
The retooled bill in the Senate includes a proposal from conservative Sen. Ted Cruz to allow insurers to sell plans with minimal coverage, as long as they also offer more complete coverage.
The Congressional Budget Office had been scheduled to release an analysis Monday on the latest GOP bill, including estimated cost and scope of insurance coverage.
The reworked bill McConnell presented to fellow Republicans on Thursday aims to win conservatives’ support by letting insurers sell low-cost, skimpy policies. He seeks to placate hesitant moderates by adding billions to combat opioid abuse and help consumers with skyrocketing insurance costs.
The Indiana State Department of Health will offer attendees more than $2,000 worth of free screenings during the health fair that opens Thursday in conjunction with Indiana Black Expo’s Summer Celebration. Admission is free.
McConnell said he will introduce his party’s altered health care bill on Thursday and begin trying to muscle it through the Senate next week.
Novartis Corp. is seeking approval to use the one-time treatment for children and young adults with advanced leukemia.
It’s being billed as pro-consumer, allowing freedom of choice and potential savings for many.
No. 2 Senate GOP leader John Cornyn says “where we are right now” is the bill would keep Obama’s 3.8 percent tax boost on investment income for couples earning over $250,000 annually.
Some specialized businesses are making gadgets that promise to measure and improve the quality of slumber,
In a letter Saturday, the New York Democrat asked the Food and Drug Administration to investigate the use of caffeine in inhalable food products such as so-called Coco Loko.
The new sites will be in Greenwood, Fort Wayne, Terre Haute, Lafayette and Bloomington. The agency says the new locations are expected to be offering treatments within a year.