Search Tag: NIH

IT Management

Nih-to-launch-genome-editing-programme

2018 30 Jan

Genome therapy research will be given a boost with the launch of "Somatic Cell Genome Editing" programme by the National Institutes of Health (NIH), an agency attached to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. The programme is aimed at developing tools for safe and effective genome editing in humans. “Genome editing technologies such as...Read more

Executive Health Management

The-death-of-cancer-the-patient-perspective

2019 26 Aug

Summary: Cancer affects everybody's life at some point. ‘The Death of Cancer,' written by one of oncology's leading figures, Dr Vincent T. DeVita, documents his own journey for the cure. Dr Peter Kapitein gives his personal review on the book.   In 2005 I was diagnosed with lymph gland cancer and became interested in the medical industrial...Read more

Executive Health Management

Public-health-interventions-urged-to-reduce-opioid-overdose

2023 26 Jul

In 2017, the U.S. declared the opioid epidemic as a public health emergency.   In 2021, over 80,000 U.S. residents lost their lives to opioid overdose. Public health interventions are being launched in the aim of reducing opioid-related overdose deaths.   The COVID-19 pandemic has had a significant impact on the already challenging opioid...Read more