The Week Ahead In Biotech: ESMO Conference, PDUFA Dates, Clinical Trial Results, Large-Cap Pharma Earnings …

The Week Ahead In Biotech: ESMO Conference, PDUFA Dates, Clinical Trial Results, Large-Cap Pharma Earnings …

Biotech stocks are staging a rebound following the losses incurred in the week ended Oct. 12 amid catalysts that include the third-quarter earnings season and presentations at the European Society of Medical Oncology, or ESMO, 2018 Congress in Munich, Germany. After having lost about 4.5 percent in the week ended Oct. 12, the iShares NASDAQ […]

Sensitisation is the key

Sensitisation is the key

Riya Sharma, I, M.A. Psychology, Indraprastha College for Women, University of Delhi When it comes to depression, we must understand that there is a continuum — from usual bouts of sadness, to clinical depression. We must first accept that feeling sad or disappointed is all right; the endorsement of ‘just smile and shake it off’ […]

Ditching junk food causes withdrawals similar to drug addiction, study says

Ditching junk food causes withdrawals similar to drug addiction, study says

MGN – Pixabay Copyright 2018 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. MGN – Pixabay SAN FRANCISCO, CA. (KRON) – Courtesy: Alexa Mae Asperin (KRON) You may want to think twice before reaching for another fry or two. By thinking twice, we mean go ahead and have at […]

New Volunteers in Medicine CEO expects more people will be needing care

New Volunteers in Medicine CEO expects more people will be needing care

Less than three weeks after becoming CEO of Volunteers in Medicine Jacksonville, Jennifer Ryan is already working on how to handle a big health care change coming in 2019. Currently the Affordable Care Act requires that all Americans buy health insurance or pay a tax penalty. Next year that so-called “individual mandate” ends, which will […]

How cancer changed this former Google exec's views on AI and medicine

How cancer changed this former Google exec's views on AI and medicine

Kai-Fu Lee became a legend in artificial intelligence research and the tech world because of his groundbreaking work the past three decades with Apple, Microsoft, and Google. But Lee says cancer has radically changed the way he views technology, his life, and the world of medicine. In September 2013, the former head of Google China […]

Medicare Part D plans should step up on generic drug utilization, CMS administrator says

Medicare Part D plans should step up on generic drug utilization, CMS administrator says

Medicare Part D plans must do more to encourage generic drug utilization as statistics show patients spending significant sums on branded drugs when generic alternatives are available, the head of the agency that runs Medicare said Thursday. Speaking at a University of Southern California-Brookings Schaeffer Initiative for Health Policy event, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid […]