Hopes and Justification for Research into Genetic Disorders

The cost of US health care is about 17% of GDP and it is expected that there will be 35 million hospital admissions in 2017. In 2004, 133 million Americans lived with a chronic disease. Cost and suffering support aggressive research into prevention and treatment of infections, accidents and disorders. Three conditions — heart disease, […]

Hope for Cures, Despair from Costs

While the Hill labors over which health care interventions to cover and who must pay the tab, medical researchers continue with remarkable progress in understanding and treatments. Each year, there are breakthroughs that can save lives, restore failed organs or cure diseases. Medical progress is reported tentatively at first based on effectiveness in mice or […]