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Many studies have focused on the effect of Obamacare on low-income or elderly people, but what about its effect on young adults? Bloomberg News reports on research published in JAMA that has shown that the expansion of the Affordable Care Act to keep children under their parents' insurance until age 26 has...
For most patients, stroke detection comes too late as brain cells perish within minutes of the onset of a stroke but now a new device may help detect strokes faster than a CT scan, NPR's Shots blog reports. The device, called "The Strokefinder," "consists of an array of 12 antennas arranged around the head...
Reuters reports that "National Cancer Institute, Amgen Inc, AstraZeneca Plc and its U.S.-based biotech arm MedImmune, Roche's Genentech unit and Pfizer Inc." will partner together to begin clinical trials using a new comprehensive genetic test for cancer." Current tests, known as companion diagnostics "look...