This Medical News story discusses recent breakthroughs in the long fight against multiple sclerosis.
The National Institutes of Health has joined 11 biopharmaceutical companies in establishing a Partnership for Accelerating Cancer Therapies (PACT), a 5-year, $215 million research collaboration to identify biomarkers that will help personalize treatmen…
A long-awaited atlas of sites in the human genome that influence gene expression, thereby generating the variability in an individual’s phenotype and in susceptibility to diseases, has been completed by the Genotype-Tissue Expression Consortium (GTEx),…
The US Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) recently announced the formation of the Veterans’ Family, Caregiver, and Survivor Federal Advisory Committee, which will assist the VA in supporting veterans and those whose lives intersect with them.
This Medical News article explores the prospects for gene editing in humans.
The following Medical News story describes how bacteriophage therapy might help fight antibiotic resistant infections.
The suicide rate among female US military veterans has shown a dramatic increase, the Department of Veterans Affairs reported last month in a deeper analysis of data from its 2016 report showing that 20 US veterans take their own lives each day.
The US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and 2 federal partners are reviewing applications for a new Pain Management Inter-Agency Task Force created to develop best practices for prescribing pain medication and managing chronic and acute pain.
More than 60% of human clinical trials of new drugs fail despite encouraging preclinical work in animals or cell culture, according to a report from the National Institutes of Health (NIH).
This Medical News article examines the use of stomach acid suppressors to treat mild gastric reflux in infants.