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Biomedical Research Bill Approved in House
Ben Andrew Henry | Dec 1, 2016
The 21st Century Cures Act could provide funds to federal research agencies for the decade and accelerate the drug approval process.
Congress Approves $1.1 Billion for Zika
Kerry Grens | Sep 30, 2016
The money will go toward vaccine development and assisting communities at risk.
Senate Passes GMO Labeling Bill
Bob Grant | Jul 12, 2016
The legislation will now go to the US House of Representatives, where it will likely pass.
Update to US Chemical Regulations Expected
Tracy Vence | Jun 8, 2016
Following approval by Congress, the president will decide on an update the 1976 Toxic Substances Control Act.
House Passes Watered-Down Zika Aid Bill
Bob Grant | May 20, 2016
The legislation allocates only $622 million to the effort to help the country respond to the impending spread of the mosquito-borne disease.
Bill Banning Mitochondrial Replacement Therapy Considered
Tanya Lewis | May 19, 2016
The US Senate is reviewing a bill that would extend a ban on so-called three-parent embryos.
Tracy Vence | May 13, 2016
US government contemplates public health funding; World Health Organization advises summer Olympics attendees
U.S. Diverting Ebola Funds to Zika Prep
Tracy Vence | Apr 6, 2016
But this temporary measure won’t be enough to sufficiently prepare for potential outbreaks, according to Obama administration officials.
Congress Subpoenas Medical Organizations
Bob Grant | Apr 5, 2016
A US House of Representatives panel has requested information from several research bodies and abortion providers as part of a sweeping investigation of fetal tissue research.
Obama Submits Science-Boosting Budget
Bob Grant | Feb 10, 2016
But some critics say the President relies too heavily on mandatory funding to support the biomedical research enterprise.