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Report: Health System Not Ready for Alzheimer’s Therapies

A new study finds the U.S. health care system does not have the capacity for large-scale screening and treatment of people with early indicators of Alzheimer’s disease. . . . → Read More: Report: Health System Not Ready for Alzheimer’s Therapies

Open-Source Model Devised to Value Medical Technologies

An initiative joining most major health care stakeholders is developing models to calculate the value of medical treatments, with a process described as open and transparent. . . . → Read More: Open-Source Model Devised to Value Medical Technologies

Validic Integrating Home Health Data for Clinical Care

An application is being developed for a health care system to integrate data from patients’ home medical devices into their electronic health records and clinical care plans. . . . → Read More: Validic Integrating Home Health Data for Clinical Care

Company, Foundation Start Multiple Sclerosis Registry

National Multiple Sclerosis Society and the company Corrona LLC are establishing a registry of people with multiple sclerosis in North America to help assess the long-term safety and effectiveness of therapies approved to treat the disorder. . . . → Read More: Company, Foundation Start Multiple Sclerosis Registry

Flashback: Drug Pricing Reform Even Big Pharma Might Like

Science & Enterprise is taking a break From 2 to 13 October. Until then, we will re-run some of our recent special reports. Our regular posts will return on 16 October.

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2 May 2016. At a press event in Washington, D.C. last week, Representative Lloyd Doggett of Texas, a champion of lower prescription . . . → Read More: Flashback: Drug Pricing Reform Even Big Pharma Might Like

Risks of E-Cigarette Use, Ingredients Highlighted

Several sessions at a scientific meeting on respiratory diseases report on effects of electronic cigarettes on people’s health, including those who also smoke conventional cigarettes. . . . → Read More: Risks of E-Cigarette Use, Ingredients Highlighted

Infographic – Vaccinations Changed the World

This chart, courtesy of Der Spiegel and Statista, shows how the incidence of several diseases has been reduced in the U.S. since the introduction of vaccines. . . . → Read More: Infographic – Vaccinations Changed the World

Study Testing Repurposed Drugs with Resistant Bacteria

A university team is investigating two current drug compounds for their ability to take on a new task, fighting bacteria becoming resistant to antibiotics. . . . → Read More: Study Testing Repurposed Drugs with Resistant Bacteria

Many Surgical Opioid Drugs Go Unused, Not Disposed

A review of studies that track the use and disposition of opioid pain drugs following surgery shows a large percentage of the pills go unused and few are stored properly. . . . → Read More: Many Surgical Opioid Drugs Go Unused, Not Disposed

Life Science Execs: Financial, IP Info Top Hacker Targets

Technology executives at pharmaceutical and medical device enterprises in the U.S. say financial and intellectual property assets are their top targets for hackers, according to survey results released today. . . . → Read More: Life Science Execs: Financial, IP Info Top Hacker Targets