A small clinical trial has shown that gene therapy can safely correct the immune systems of infants newly diagnosed with a rare, inherited disorder.
“We hope to attract the best and brightest in the world to the institute to work on what we believe is going to be a protein-design revolution.”
KING5 TV and Swedish Hospital criticized for promoting treatment that critics say is an “expensive placebo.”
How electronic health records became an ‘unholy mess.’
Patients have paid thousands of dollars stem cell treatments only to discover hey were duped.
The researcher making these claims has a considerable financial stake in his claims being proven correct.
Companies seek to make money getting people to worry about a problem they didn’t realize they had and create a solution for that worry via a high-tech product.
Marketing drives more testing…more treatments. It’s a big part of why health care is so expensive… it’s the fancy, high-tech stuff things that get marketed.
The app, called Second Chance, detects overdose-related symptoms about 90 percent of the time by tracking your breathing and movement.
When I see a report touting peanut allergy treatments, I devour it, an occupational hazard for a journalist whose reporting and medical history intertwine.