Clinical trial results released Sunday show two experimental drugs that target a protein tied to Alzheimer's disease failed to slow down the disease's progression, marking the latest failure in researchers' quest to find a treatment and leaving some to question whether scientists should consider new approaches to target the disease.
Sen. Bernie Sanders won the New Hampshire Democratic presidential primary Tuesday night, with about 26% of the votes, trailed closely by Pete Buttigieg, the former mayor of South Bend, Indiana, with 24.4% of the vote, in today's bite-sized hospital and health industry news from New Hampshire, Pennsylvania, and Rhode Island.
Scientists are racing to develop a vaccine for the new coronavirus, now called COVID-19, as the disease continues to spread in China and around the globe, but experts say vaccine development is a complex process that could take anywhere from several months to several years.
Sepsis kills one in five people annually worldwide, and it can be very difficult to detect. That's why health systems like Geisinger and the Cleveland Clinic are turning to machine learning to detect and treat sepsis early, John McCormick reports for the Wall Street Journal.
Robert Montgomery, a lead transplant surgeon at the NYU Langone Transplant Institute, in 2018 received a successful heart transplant—only to discover that post-surgical immunosuppressant drugs had given him a tremor that made it impossible for him to operate on patients, the Wall Street Journal's Sumathi Reddy reports.