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More than 50 medicines and vaccines in development for HIV infection, treatment and prevention

By Andrew Powaleny  |    June 27, 2017
From the introduction of anti-retroviral therapy (ART) in the mid-1990’s, to the discovery of medicines that prevent the transmission of HIV, America’s biopharmaceutical companies are leading the ...   Read More

Medicare Monday: New report highlights progress in fighting cancer with new physician-administered medicines

By Nicole Longo  |    June 12, 2017
We’ve seen significant progress in recent years in the treatment of cancer, and that progress is expected to continue. A new report released this month found that there are more than 240 new...   Read More

More than 240 immuno-oncology treatments in development to fight cancer

By Andrew Powaleny  |    June 1, 2017
The American Cancer Society estimates that in 2017 alone, there will be more than 1.6 million new cases of cancer and 600,000 cancer deaths in the United States. With estimates like these, the...   Read More

Significant progress fighting cancer: Death rate has dropped 25 percent

By Holly Campbell  |    January 9, 2017
Cancers have long been one of the most devastating and complex disease areas facing patients. But thanks in part to innovative advancements in treatments and early detection, the cancer death rate...   Read More

3 things to know about 2016 drug approvals

By Andrew Powaleny  |    January 6, 2017
In 2016, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) Center for Drug Evaluation and Research (CDER) approved 22 new medicines to treat a broad range of illnesses for patients in need. These...   Read More

Medicare Monday: Progress in fight against diabetes is one more thing to be thankful for this year

By Nicole Longo  |    November 21, 2016
30 million. 1.4 million. 11 million. 86 million. These numbers on their own may mean nothing, but in the context of diabetes, they paint an entirely different picture. More than 30 million...   Read More

Reflecting on terrific progress in treating diabetes

By Bill Chin, M.D.  |    November 17, 2016
There is no doubt that diabetes is a complex disease to diagnose and treat. That’s something I’ve seen firsthand as an endocrinologist. Over the years, I treated a number of patients that had a...   Read More

Continuing the search for new Alzheimer’s therapies

By Nicole Longo  |    November 10, 2016
Designated in 1983 by then-President Ronald Reagan, November marks National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month – a month for all Americans to come together to raise awareness and understanding of...   Read More

Eradication of measles highlights the promise of vaccines in development

By Hannah Mooney  |    September 29, 2016
On September 27, the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) alongside the World Health Organization (WHO) announced that the Region of the Americas is the first region in the world to have...   Read More

Celebrating hope for patients and families on World Heart Day 2016

By Hannah Mooney  |    September 29, 2016
My heart lives in Portland, Ore. The reason I do my work is there too. That’s where I grew up and where I saw my grandfather earlier this month. If you ask him how he is doing, he’ll say, “I’m...   Read More

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