All posts tagged "medicine"
Can Puerto Rico become a hub for clinical research?
Consortium to promote island for pharma investigations at May 9 summit
- Posted April 16, 2018
Pharma pressure against drug pricing transparency bill denounced
S. 371 sent to conference committee
- Posted December 14, 2017
Legislature seeks to control drug prices in Puerto Rico
Health Department studies reveal people age 65 and older spend $1,710 on insurance copayments
- Posted December 8, 2017
FDA: Drug shortages possible due to Puerto Rico power outage
Nearly 10 percent of the medicines used by Americans, plus numerous medical devices, are made in Puerto Rico.
- Posted October 9, 2017
Drug shows promise against vision-robbing disease in seniors
Experimental drug aims to slow the destruction of light-sensing cells in the retina
- Posted June 21, 2017
Turning blood into living drugs to fight cancer
Immune therapy is hottest trend in cancer care
- Posted June 12, 2017
Testing wearable sensors as ‘check engine’ light for health
Interest in wearable sensors is growing along with efforts to personalize medicine
- Posted January 13, 2017
Britain OKs making babies from DNA of 3 people in some cases
LONDON — Britain’s fertility regulator has approved controversial techniques allowing doctors to create babies using DNA from three people — what it called a “historic” decision to help prevent a small number of children from inheriting potentially...
- Posted December 15, 2016
Surgeon general report: ‘Addiction is not a character flaw’
In what may be his last significant act as President Barack Obama’s surgeon general, Dr. Vivek Murthy released a report Thursday calling for a major cultural shift in the way Americans view drug and alcohol addiction. The...
- Posted November 17, 2016
With All but 1 Prize Out, Here Are Nobel Winners So Far
STOCKHOLM — The winners of all but one of the Nobel Prizes have been named in the last week. With the award for the Nobel Prize in Literature set to be announced Thursday, here is a list...
- Posted October 10, 2016