October 4, 2016

This 8-Year-Old Is Cancer Free–for Now–after a ‘Breakthrough’ Treatment

(The Washington Post) – Complications can be lethal; one clinical trial was briefly halted in July after three young adults died of brain swelling. It’s also far from clear that such a personalized approach — possibly costing hundreds of thousands … Read More

September 28, 2016

FDA Approves First ‘Artificial Pancreas’ for Diabetes Treatment

(STAT News) – The Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday approved the first so-called artificial pancreas, an out-of-body device expected to lift the burden for some diabetics on the daily grind they must go through to keep their blood sugar levels stable. It will soon … Read More

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