Cleveland-based researchers land big research awards from NIH | Healthcare IT News
Four Cleveland-based medical researchers - two with the Cleveland Clinic, one with University Hospitals and another from Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine - each received seven-year, multi-million dollar awards from the National Institutes of Health.The recipients will put the funding to work on colon cancer, age-related cardiovascular risks, multiple sclerosis and bone marrow failure syndromes.
Federal health officials may be about to get greatly enhanced powers to quarantine people, as part of an ongoing effort to stop outbreaks of dangerous contagious diseases.
Top types of cyberattacks on hospital, healthcare networks | Healthcare Business & Technology
Hospitals must continue to be vigilant when preventing ransomware and other malicious cyberattacks on their networks. If an unauthorized third-party gains access to hospital systems, it could cause many problems, including data breaches and system shutdowns.
New treatments for genetic diseases. Advances in solar-based sustainable energy. Financial aid for needy students and medical assistance for the elderly. All of that — and much more — is supported by the $9 billion in federal funds given annually to the University of California for research, education and healthcare. Those funds drew widespread public attention Thursday, when President Trump tweeted that UC Berkeley's federal funds might be at risk after campus officials cancelled an appearance by conservative firebrand Milo Yiannopoulos to safeguard the public from violent protesters.