The best-known genetic marker for Alzheimer’s disease is ApoE4 – a form of apolipoprotein E – which is a protein involved in repairing neurons injured by aging, stroke or other reasons.

China’s National Health Commission stated today that the coronavirus has infected 5,974 individuals, resulting in 132 deaths and 103 people being cured.

The advent of increasingly more mainstream and affordable genetic testing enables powerful genetic research – but that power is directly associated with the strength and diversity of the database of genetic information available.

When major depressive disorder does not respond to at least two different types of antidepressant treatments in a moderate-to-severe depressive episode, it’s reclassified as treatment-resistant depression (TRD). South San Francisco-based VistaGen Therapeutics’ AV-101 failed to meet the primary efficacy endpoints for TRD in a Phase II clinical trial.

Citing the National Institutes of Health (NIH), CNN reported there are 274 glioblastoma multiforme studies underway or recruiting across the United States.

The National Institutes of Health said it had partnered 11 biopharma companies to help advance a new class of drugs that uses the body’s immune system to fight cancer.

President Donald Trump’s 2018 budget proposal takes a machete to the spending plans of nationally funded health programs that fund medical research, disease prevention and insurance plans.

Heron Therapeutics Inc.’s twice-rejected long-acting injection to prevent chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting was finally approved by the U.S. FDA.