Repealing Obamacare Debate: Medicare debate heats up in Congress and AARP is fighting for you

  We’ll Fight For Medicare Article by Jo Ann Jenkins, AARP CEO AARP has a long history of fighting for affordable health care and against attempts to cut Medicare. We’ve long opposed attempts to force older Americans to pay more for their health care. As the Medicare debate heats up in Congress, AARP will vigorously protect and […]

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Avanir’s drug reduces Alzheimer’s related agitation in trial

      “An estimated six million Americans have Alzheimer’s, a number that has doubled since 1980 and is expected to be as high as 16 million by 2050, the company said.”   Source: Reuters*   (Reuters) – Avanir Pharmaceuticals Inc said its drug was more effective in reducing agitation associated with Alzheimer’s, compared with a placebo, […]

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Researchers to develop new diagnostic tools and treatments for people with rare diseases

  A multi-million Euro initiative is bringing together researchers from across the world to develop new diagnostic tools and new treatments for people with rare diseases and to connect research data in this area on a global scale. Rare diseases – while individually uncommon – affect one person in every 17. 80% of rare diseases […]

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