A plan released yesterday by the White House Office of Management and Budget would reorganize, restructure, and rename various federal agencies, including HHS and FDA.
Since news broke that Atul Gawande will lead the Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway, JP Morgan Chase health care venture, stakeholders have offered predictions about how Gawande will approach the job—with some applauding the pick and others questioning whether the respected surgeon and thought leader has the business acumen the job might demand.
Joel Dudley, a senior author on the study and an associate professor of genetics and genomic sciences at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in New York, said the findings suggest that two herpes "viruses are probably significant players in driving the immune system in Alzheimer's" disease.
Google's new artificial intelligence system can predict a range of potential patient outcomes, including when a patient might die.
Rahul Desikan was one of the foremost researchers on amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) when he was diagnosed with the disease—and now, unable to speak, walk, and hardly able to move, Desikan is working harder than ever to save others from the disease.