Healthcare News

March 7, 2019

National Cancer Institute Seeks Volunteers For New Drug Clinical Trials

The National Cancer Institute (NCI) needs to increase the increase the number of volunteers to test promising new cancer drugs. Only through clinical trials can new […]
March 6, 2019

FDA Approves Esketamine For Major Depression, Fastest Acting Drug

Esketamine has been approved this week by the The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat major depression. Esketamine is the first major depression treatment to […]

 

 

February 7, 2019
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HIberCell Targets Forming Dormant Cancer Cells Before They Wake Up

Hibercell, a new biotech company, is focusing on killing off new but dormant cancer cells before they wake up and cause trouble.   Several of the […]
February 7, 2019
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Granny Cam Bill In Minnesota For Nursing Homes Soon To Pass

A  Granny Cam bill that will regulate electronic monitoring in resident rooms of Minnesota assisted living communities and nursing homes will soon become law.   If […]
January 12, 2019

Opioid Overdoses Now Detectable With New Smartphone App

Detection of opioid overdoses and subsequent death are sometimes missed because there is no one around to help. Now scientists have created a smartphone app that […]
January 3, 2019

Social Security Bringing Several Benefits Changes To You In 2019

First, recipients will get a 2.8 percent cost-of-living adjustment (COLA) in monthly benefits beginning in January, 2019. The average individual retired Social Security beneficiary is expected to see a […]