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New prenatal tests offer safer, early screenings
New, noninvasive blood tests are being developed for expectant mothers to find out if their babies have genetic...
UK researchers develop ’cure’ for Type 2 diabetes: starve yourself
British researchers have developed what they say is a "cure" for Type 2 diabetes, the most common form of the...
Debate over autism and vaccines rages on despite researcher’s downfall
For years, experts have known that a 1998 paper linking childhood vaccines to autism was fatally flawed. British...
Health spending rose in 2009, but at low rate
Total national health spending grew by 4% in 2009, the slowest rate of increase in 50 years, as people lost their...
Study linking vaccine to autism was fraud, Lancet reports
The first study to link a childhood vaccine to autism was based on doctored information about the children involved...
Study says thousands get unneeded heart devices
Doctors are implanting high-tech heart defibrillators in thousands of people who probably do not need them, a new...
Web Exclusive: Hospital Research Partnership Targets Obesity
Florida Hospital and Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute have teamed up with Japan's Takeda Pharmaceutical...
Web Exclusive: HHS Awards $14M to Study Racial, Ethnic Group Interventions
Research will focus on issues such as breast and prostate cancer in underserved populations and cardio-metabolic...
What to tell patients when trials go awry
Joel Ross, MD, the founder/CEO of the Memory Enhancement Centers of New Jersey, makes his living enrolling subjects in...
Las Vegas panel discusses how best to stem the spread of infection
A Las Vegas Sun investigation found that lethal “superbugs" are infecting thousands of patients in local...

Book: A Marketer's Guide to Measuring ROI:
Published by HealthLeaders Media, this comprehensive book walks you through the 10 questions you must answer to...
Book: A Marketer's Guide to Measuring Results
Analyze the effectiveness of current marketing efforts and implement a long-term measurement discipline through...