Aún no se han realizado ensayos clínicos rigurosos a gran escala para estudiar el proceso de envejecimiento. Así y todo, pacientes experimentan con drogas para detener el paso del tiempo.
Doctors and patients say they’re compelled to use off-label meds as research goes unfunded.
Separar la realidad de la exageración en el campo que estudia la longevidad se ha vuelto más difícil que nunca, más ahora que prestigiosas instituciones incursionan en ese campo.
The race for the cure to aging sparks hope and hype among top scientists — plus billions of dollars in investment.
Shepherd Smith, a strong supporter of abstinence-only sex education for AIDS, has been close to the new director of the CDC for decades. This connection is just one example of the “new in crowd” surrounding the Trump administration, where politics and religion mix.
The Trump administration plans to detain immigrant families indefinitely in facilities run by the Department of Homeland Security, an agency with little experience in handling their complex needs.
Representan casi el 20% de los niños inmigrantes que actualmente están bajo custodia del gobierno de los Estados Unidos, mientras avanza la política de “tolerancia cero”.
The White House’s latest immigration strategy has created challenges for the HHS Office of Refugee Resettlement, which is now responsible for more children — many far younger than in previous administrations.
The Food and Drug Administration rarely prosecutes research violations, but its criminal division is looking into the experimental herpes vaccine research by Southern Illinois University professor William Halford.
Suffering Americans seek medical marijuana as an alternative to opioids and other powerful pharmaceuticals. Though legal in 29 states, some doctors say the lack of strong data makes it hard to recommend.
Critics say the Trump administration failed to properly vet Dr. Robert Redfield as they attribute a pattern of “ethically and morally questionable behavior” to him.
Three participants in unauthorized herpes vaccine research file a lawsuit against scientist’s company, alleging adverse side effects.
Southern Illinois University’s medical school has halted all herpes research, one of its most high-profile projects, amid growing controversy over a researcher’s unauthorized methods offshore and in the U.S.
The Republican senator sent out letters to the Food and Drug Administration and HHS demanding an explanation about a rogue herpes vaccine trial.
Controversial research methods by university researcher unlikely to prompt federal response or institutional change, experts say.
Southern Illinois University has concluded its researcher violated university rules and U.S. law.
Southern Illinois University’s William Halford conducted unregulated human herpes experiments in hotels near university campus, emails show.
Patients flocked to researcher who ignored usual patient protections, as university claimed ignorance.
After a Kaiser Health News report on an offshore herpes vaccine trial that skirted FDA regulations, St. Kitts and Nevis officials claim they had no knowledge of the testing. An investigation is underway.
El ensayo clínico de una vacuna contra el herpes común fuera de los Estados Unidos ha generado una controversia médica y una investigación gubernamental.