KHN’s Mary Agnes Carey and Julie Rovner discuss some of the developments that shook up health news this week.
An NIH-funded network of hospitals uses advanced genetic science and nationwide collaboration to diagnose rare and sometimes undiscovered diseases.
Research institutions that stand to lose the most include UCSF, Stanford University and UC San Diego. Total NIH funding for the University of California system reached nearly $2 billion in fiscal year 2016.
In a paradox, researchers say testing for a vaccine will depend on the outbreak recurring this year.
Two prescription medications have been found to be successful in helping many patients with alcohol cravings. Yet they are rarely used and many patients don’t know they exist.