The new Dementia Discovery Fund will function like a venture capital fund. It will identify promising laboratory discoveries in Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia.
Federal agencies set a new record for improper payments last year, shelling out $125 billion in questionable benefits after years of declines.
Attorney General Greg Zoeller announced that the settlement with Indiana, 48 other states and the federal government will resolve five lawsuits against a pharmaceutical company.
Those requesting euthanasia are mainly highly educated and between 65 and 79, the study found. Cancer patients form the biggest group.
Democratic senators would oppose a potential House bipartisan deal preventing cuts in physicians’ Medicare payments if it doesn’t finance a children’s health program for four years, senior Senate Democratic aides said Sunday.
The days are long, spent seeing dozens of patients, but are an important part of giving back.
The results are “really impressive and very encouraging” for the new drugs, said one independent expert.
The world’s biggest beverage maker is working with fitness and nutrition experts who suggest its cola as a healthy treat.
The CDC did not specify how many Americans are coming back, but medical officials said they will be monitoring four Americans.
The FDA warned consumers about the potential contamination in Blue Bell Creameries’ products.
The patient is the 10th person with Ebola to be treated in the U.S. and the second admitted to the NIH Clinical Center. It has one of the few containment facilities nationwide set up to treat Ebola patients.
The U.N. health agency says it’s the biggest-ever Ebola outbreak.
The proposal last month by a government advisory committee also relegates the health benefits of lean meat to a footnote to the main recommendations.
Google-backed genetic testing company 23andMe is launching its own drug development unit, betting that it can translate its database of customer DNA information into novel medicines.
In the basement of the Fishers library, the entrepreneurial co-working space Launch Fishers caters to its 450 members, there are options for working that include standing desks and walking treadmill desks.
The new report comes a few days after a study showed that men tend to be more narcissistic than women.
Two longtime acquaintances who received organ transplants from Spectrum Health found their organs were from the same donor.
Prescription drugs spending jumped 13 percent last year, the biggest annual increase since 2003, according to the nation’s largest pharmacy benefits manager.
Indiana had a similar moratorium in place from 2006 to 2008 under Governor Mitch Daniels.
Unyielding opposition from conservative voters has made it practically impossible for Republican lawmakers to take a pragmatic approach to a program with obvious flaws, but also popular aspects.