Enzyme therapy for Fabry patients in jeopardy
- NIH reauthorization bill in, HIV-infected immigrants out. // Nation's Health;Jul93, Vol. 23 Issue 6, p5
Reports on the signing into law legislation authorizing the National Institutes of Health. National Institutes of Health Revitalization Act, 1993; $6.2 billion worth of programs; Emphasis on fighting cancer; Ban on HIV-infected immigrants.
- One more on the `recognized victim' list. McGovern, Celeste // Alberta Report / Newsmagazine;12/6/93, Vol. 20 Issue 51, p33
States that by copying tactics used by the AIDS lobby to acquire medical research funds, breast cancer has been catching up. Canada's first national breast cancer forum in Montreal; Numbers of Canadian women who die each year from breast cancer; Comments from Reva Sober, Canadian Breast Cancer...
- Technology gatekeepers. Spencer, Peter L. // Consumers' Research Magazine;Jul95, Vol. 78 Issue 7, p43
Addresses the negative effects of funding cutbacks on medical and research operations in the United States. Effect of strict cost standards on the development and diffusion of medical technology; Shifting of search for better clinical results to money-saving innovations concerning medical...
- Medical research is a public priority, polls show. Sperry, Keri // JNCI: Journal of the National Cancer Institute;12/17/97, Vol. 89 Issue 24, p1840
Reports on the results of a survey conducted by Research America which reveals that members of the public are calling for an increase in funding for medical research in the United States. Percentage increase in funding demanded for by the American public; Percentages of the public favoring the...
- Biomedical trust fund is proposed to support basic research at NIH. Mervis, Jeffrey // Nature;6/3/1993, Vol. 363 Issue 6428, p383
Reports that two prominent US senators have proposed a trust fund that would provide billions of dollars a year for biomedical research from a tax on each insurance policy written under any reform of the US health care system. Actions taken by Senators Tom Harkin (D.-Ia.) and Mark Hatfield...
- Life sciences take a dive. Mervis, Jeffrey // Nature;6/3/1993, Vol. 363 Issue 6428, p383
Reports that the life sciences have been demoted within the US Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP). Why this move has upset biomedical researchers; Actions of OSTP director John Gibbons; People appointed to associate directorships of OSTP; Additional information.
- Australia set to double medical research spending. Lawson, Mark // Nature;2/24/1994, Vol. 367 Issue 6465, p671
Reports on plans of the Australian government to double its funding for biomedical research. Lack of private sector support for medical research; Failure to develop a strategic plan for health research.
- Australian researchers hold government to its promises. Lawson, Mark // Nature;2/23/1995, Vol. 373 Issue 6516, p651
Reports that biomedical researchers in Australia are putting pressure on the government to honor an election promise made by prime minister Paul Keating. Increase of research grants by 200 million Australian dollars; Lobbying of government ministers.
- Kondracke urges research advocates to unite in fight for federal money. A.C. // AHA News;12/09/96, Vol. 32 Issue 48, p3
Presents political commentator Morton Kondracke's call to advocates to join in lobbying the US Congress to pass a major medical-research initiative. Increasing overall spending for medical research; Proposal of a legislation to create a trust fund for research.