As opioid addiction and deadly overdoses escalated into an epidemic across the U.S., thousands of surgeons continued to hand out far more pills than needed for postoperative pain relief, according to a KHN-Johns Hopkins analysis of Medicare data

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The Medicaid work requirement plan devised by Arkansas and approved by the Trump administration backfired because it caused thousands of poor adults to lose coverage without any evidence the target population gained jobs, a new study finds

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To see if they’re safe for us. Gene-editing company eGenesis is now carrying out experiments to help solve a critical shortage of human organs available for transplant

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Trials of vaccines and treatments have not included enough female participants. Now that scientists are exploring possible cures, the need to enroll women is greater than ever

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The All of Us study run by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in Bethesda, Maryland, has recruited 143,000 participants who have already taken surveys and visited a clinic to give blood and urine samples. Another 87,000 have at least registered for the study

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Researchers funded by the National Institutes of Health will have access to health information from tribe members

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Setting US drug prices based on prices paid in other countries could also improve affordability for Medicare beneficiaries according to a new study by researchers at Johns Hopkins, including our Michael DiStefano

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If all goes as planned, the first clinical trial in the United States testing CRISPR against cancer by altering the DNA of tumor cells inside patients could begin recruiting participants next year, the scientist leading the effort told STAT

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