Tag Archives: SINGLE

Why a single molecule called CD166 could unlock new cancer therapies

More than $ 3 million from the National Institutes of Health will allow Indiana University Melvin and Bren Simon Cancer Center researchers to improve understanding of the complex system of how hematopoietic stem cells (HSC) survive and sustain their function in the bone marrow. Edward F. Srour, Ph.D., the Robert J. and Annie S. Rohn… Read More »

Blind to the limitations of a single case report of teen’s “blindness caused by junk food diet”

September 4, 2019 Posted By Categories Gary Schwitzer is publisher & founder of HealthNewsReview.org.  He tweets as @garyschwitzer. The title of the article that appeared in the Annals of Internal Medicine was too tempting for many journalists – “Blindness Caused By A Junk Food Diet.”  It was an article about the experience of one teenage… Read More »

Weight gain on HIV treatment: drug combinations, not single drugs, need to be focus of quest for cause

Weight gain after starting antiretroviral treatment probably has multiple causes but appears strongly linked to specific drugs, and to combinations of drugs, Dr Andrew Hill of the University of Liverpool told the 17th European AIDS Conference in Basel, Switzerland, on Thursday. He highlighted some of the problems with the ways in which the phenomenon has… Read More »

Obamacare is a failure — every single presidential candidate agrees

Every single Democratic presidential candidate has joined President Trump. They all agree that Obamacare is a failure. Healthcare has dominated the first presidential debates, as it should. For the past eight months, healthcare has ranked atop the list of policy issues that concern Americans. One thing that all the candidates have in common is that… Read More »

DoD, VA adopt single healthcare logistics information system

Under a new strategic partnership, the Department of Veterans Affairs will have access to the Defense Logistics Agency’s worldwide procurement system to acquire medical and surgical products, among other items. According to Monday’s announcement, the agreement will have a direct positive impact on quality of care, patient safety and access to care with the adoption… Read More »