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Trump Proposes Ways to Improve Care for Kidney Disease and Increase Transplants

President Trump issued a sweeping set of proposals aimed at improving medical care for the tens of millions of Americans who have kidney disease, a long-overlooked condition that kills more people than breast cancer. “This is a first, second and third step. It’s more than just a first step,” Mr. Trump said in a speech… Read More »

Harvard Medical School Dean George Daley voices concerns about new Trump administration restrictions on use of fetal tissue in research

Earlier this month, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced new restrictions on government-funded research conducted on fetal tissue. The department said it would end such research conducted at the National Institutes of Health and terminate a $ 2 million contract it had for similar work conducted at the University of California… Read More »

Trump administration updates AI strategy, with emphasis on transparency, data integrity

In its update to its National Artificial Intelligence Research And Development Strategic Plan, the White House’s Office of Science and Technology Policy has set new objectives for federal AI research. WHY IT MATTERSThe strategic plan boils down to eight strategies for how government can better enable development of safe and effective AI and machine learning… Read More »

Trump says he will announce ‘phenomenal’ new healthcare plan within the next two months – Business Insider

President Donald Trump said he will be announcing a ‘phenomenal’ new healthcare plan within two months and says healthcare will be a primary focus leading up to his 2020 election campaign. Trump has repeatedly called for the repeal of the Affordable Care Act, colloquially known as “Obamacare,” and Republicans previously introduced a replacement called the… Read More »

Former Trump FDA chief Scott Gottlieb warns ‘Medicare for All’ would hold back medical progress

President Trump’s former Food and Drug Administration chief waded into the “Medicare for All” debate on Friday, warning that access to life-saving treatments could suffer if the government were to become the only payer of healthcare services. “I think it would squelch innovation, and I think it would hold back medical progress,” Scott Gottlieb said… Read More »