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Global Health R&D Cuts Threaten U.S. Economy, Jobs

Children receiving vaccine

An analysis of the impact of proposed cuts in funds for research and development on technologies to address global health needs shows the U.S. economy benefits directly from this spending, including support of many jobs in nearly all states. . . . → Read More: Global Health R&D Cuts Threaten U.S. Economy, Jobs

Kaiser Permanente to Spend $2M on Gun Injury Research

Handgun and bullets

The health care provider Kaiser Permanente plans to spend $2 million on research into preventing injuries and death from firearms, as well as begin an internal task force on firearm injury prevention. . . . → Read More: Kaiser Permanente to Spend $2M on Gun Injury Research

Complications Can Result from Plastic Surgery Tourism

Surgeons at a Boston hospital report a continuing flow of cases where people go overseas for plastic surgery, only to encounter complications needing repair, including drug-resistant bacterial infections, after they return. . . . → Read More: Complications Can Result from Plastic Surgery Tourism

Drug Shown Able to Kill Malaria-Carrier Mosquitoes

A clinical trial in Kenya shows blood from people who take a current anti-parasite drug can kill mosquitoes carrying malaria, offering a potential new strategy for controlling this disease. . . . → Read More: Drug Shown Able to Kill Malaria-Carrier Mosquitoes

Infographic – Fastest Job Growth Seen in Health, Tech

We report on business developments in areas affected by science that includes many aspects of health care and information technology, and which according to a chart released this week by Statista account for the jobs with the fastest growth in the U.S. during the past 10 years. . . . → Read More: Infographic – Fastest Job Growth Seen in Health, Tech

Hospital Costs Lead to Fewer Bankruptcies Than Thought

An analysis of medical records and financial data show bankruptcies from costs of hospitalization occur less often than anticipated, but health care expenses overall have other long-term negative effects on personal finances. . . . → Read More: Hospital Costs Lead to Fewer Bankruptcies Than Thought

Coalition Standardizes Chronic Kidney Disease Tests

A group of medical lab companies, medical centers, and not-for-profit groups developed standardized testing protocols for chronic kidney disease, which participants expect will help more people diagnose the condition earlier. . . . → Read More: Coalition Standardizes Chronic Kidney Disease Tests

Texas Vaccine Center Expanding R&D

A vaccine research center in Galveston, Texas is expanding its operations to add more basic and preclinical studies that lead to clinical trials resulting in more preventive and therapeutic vaccines. . . . → Read More: Texas Vaccine Center Expanding R&D

Agencies Send Warnings to Halt Opioid Cessation Scams

Two federal agencies sent warning letters to companies the agencies say are illegally marketing products making false or unsubstantiated claims about their treating opioid addiction or withdrawal. . . . → Read More: Agencies Send Warnings to Halt Opioid Cessation Scams

Finland Begins Large-Scale National Genomic Study

The country of Finland is conducting a nationwide genomic analysis of its population, collecting 500,000 blood samples from its 5.5 million citizens. . . . → Read More: Finland Begins Large-Scale National Genomic Study