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NIH head predicts Alzheimer’s breakthrough within five years

The head of the Trump administration’s medical research institution predicted the United States would be closer to slowing the progression of Alzheimer’s disease within the next five years. “Will we have a cure this year? Probably not,” National Institutes of Health Director Francis Collins said on New Year’s Eve in an interview with Newsmakers on… Read More »

Launch of Index At-Home Biological Age Test: Interview with Dr. Morgan Levine, Yale School of Medicine and Head of Bioinformatics at Elysium Health

Elysium Health, a life sciences company selling health products with a particular focus on interventions that target fundamental processes of aging, has developed the Index at-home biological age test. The company claims that the test allows users to determine their biological age at home, and provides science-backed healthy living recommendations that may be able to… Read More »

Trump Will Nominate Cancer Doc as FDA Head

President Donald Trump announced on November 1 that he will nominate Stephen Hahn, MD, of the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, as the new commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Assistant Secretary for Health Admiral Brett Giroir, MD, will serve as interim FDA head during Hahn’s confirmation process. The… Read More »

LCMC Health uses pop health tech to attack value-based care head on

After several years of testing value-based programs and payment models, Louisiana Children’s Medical Center, LCMC Health, was in need of a scalable population health system that could serve its patients and 2,000 medical staff and physicians. THE PROBLEM “After testing value-based programs and payment models for several years, we identified the need for a partner… Read More »