Tag Archives: Medicine

Viewpoints: Cutting Food Stipends Is Like Taking Away Medicine; Is 2019 The Year ‘The Shot Heard Round The World’ For Alzheimer’s?

Opinion writers weigh in on these health issues and others. Los Angeles Times: Trump Cuts Poverty Food Stipends Just Before Christmas  In a rare moment of bipartisanship, Congress rejected President Trump’s efforts on last year’s farm bill to impose new food stamp restrictions that would have cut benefits for more than a million needy people.… Read More »

Promising new sickle cell disease medicine wins FDA approval

This undated image provided by Novartis shows bottles of Novartis’s Adakveo. U.S. regulators have approved the new sickle cell disease medicine that can prevent extremely painful, dangerous “crises” in which misshapen blood cells clump together, reducing blood and oxygen flow. (Novartis via AP) After a recent decision by the FDA a better day could be… Read More »

Singularity University’s Exponential Medicine Kicks Off Today in San Diego – Singularity Hub

Tech is changing almost every aspect of modern life, and medicine and healthcare are no exception. New technologies are bringing quick advancement to areas that need them, and enabling rapid progress in everything from disease diagnosis to drug discovery. Neuroscientists are continuously learning more about the inner workings of the human brain, from where consciousness… Read More »

The Woman Who Founded Industrial Medicine – Scientific American

In the 21st century climate of preventive medicine, we count on government agencies around the world to warn us about medical hazards in our lives. Yet, few people know that American national safety standards were pioneered by a 19th century female scientist, a pathologist who disliked conflict but used her fastidious research to challenge U.S.… Read More »