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Anti-aging research: ‘Prime time for an impact on the globe’

Research into longevity and healthy aging has progressed rapidly in recent years, but intense interest from the public, corporations, and the media has created an environment in which unfounded claims can be hard to separate from scientific facts. In February, a group of 16 researchers from Harvard, MIT, and other institutions around the U.S. and… Read More »

Allscripts, Microsoft aim to develop clinical research platform

Allscripts and Microsoft are working to develop a new research model to enable clinical research to be conducted via point-of-care technology platforms. Initially, Veradigm—a payer and life sciences business unit in Allscripts—will extend its cloud-based electronic health records platforms to focus on supporting use of automated matching of patients and providers who may qualify for… Read More »

Harvard research reveals Coke’s fingerprints on health policy in China

A complex network of research funding, institutional ties, and personal influence allowed Coca-Cola, through connections with a nonprofit group, to exert substantial influence over obesity science and policy solutions in China, nudging government policy into alignment with the company’s corporate interests, a Harvard study has found. Professor Susan Greenhalgh’s study reveals not just efforts by… Read More »