Tag Archives: Impact

Anti-aging research: ‘Prime time for an impact on the globe’

Research into longevity and healthy aging has progressed rapidly in recent years, but intense interest from the public, corporations, and the media has created an environment in which unfounded claims can be hard to separate from scientific facts. In February, a group of 16 researchers from Harvard, MIT, and other institutions around the U.S. and… Read More »

Two ways blockchain could have a quick impact in healthcare

The promise of blockchain technology as a practical means of solving elusive healthcare data and transactional challenges has rapidly advanced. For example, a recent Deloitte global survey found that 55 percent of healthcare IT executives strongly believe blockchain will become a “disruptive force” in healthcare. Nearly half (49 percent) of healthcare executives say they plan… Read More »

J&J wary of shutdown's impact on new cancer, depression medicines

Johnson & Johnson is optimistic that the “breakthrough” designation granted to two new medications, one for depression and the other for bladder cancer, will help it avoid delays in regulatory approval during the longest government shutdown in U.S. history. The Food and Drug Administration, one of the agencies affected by the partial closing after President… Read More »