Earlier this month, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) authorized the marketing of a new test—Hologic’s Aptima Mycoplasma genitalium Assay—to help with the diagnosis of M. genitalium, according to an FDA release. The test can be performed using vaginal, endocervical, or urethral swab, as well as a urine sample.
President Trump recently waded into a widespread health care problem for which almost all people — even those with insurance — are at risk: surprise medical billing. Trump’s declaration that taming unexpected bills would be a top priority for his administration echoed through the halls of Congress, where a handful of Republican and Democratic lawmakers had already been studying the problem.
Senator Bernie Sanders sent a blistering letter to a pharmaceutical company on Monday, demanding answers about its decision to charge $375,000 for a formerly low-cost drug and calling it corporate greed at its worst.
The obesity epidemic may be contributing to an increase in certain cancers among millennials in the U.S., a new study suggests.