Patients in the U.K. face yet another barrier to access as a tough budget situation has forced the country’s healthcare system to consider rationing costly drugs. Among them are medicines from Johnson & Johnson, Merck and Roche.
It is hard to imagine this right now; however, a wearable device that still does not even support Spotify and only last fall adopted built-in GPS technology could soon save lives. Literally, not the kind of life-altering advertising propaganda you may see bandied about at a glitzy Apple hardware event.
Forged clinical trial data have hurt China’s reputation, and the country’s administrative and judicial branches are proposing new actions against such activities in a seemingly synchronized move, and criminal charges are on the table.
University of Utah researchers have developed “smart glasses” that mimic the function of the eye’s lens and automatically focus on what an individual is looking at.
For an Agency that has announced its intention to release more than 100 draft guidance documents in 2017, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is off to a slow start following President Donald Trump’s inauguration.
Some people burn the midnight oil because they just don’t feel sleepy enough to turn out the lights. Others try to go to sleep at a reasonable hour; however, they toss and turn all night, only to wake up feeling as if they did not sleep at all. In fact, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) estimates that up to 70 million Americans have some sort of sleep disorder.
Scientists at New York University’s Langone Medical Center reported data from a study showing that deep brain stimulation (DBS) decreased the severity of tics for patients with severe Tourette syndrome.