Pakistani database to help deal with genetic disorders By Saleem Shaikh [ISLAMABAD] Pakistan, a country with a high rate of marriages among close relatives, has taken a step towards dealing with inherited disorders by establishing a genetic mutation database, or mutome, that the developers say will help provide genetic counselling and screening,Read More →

Politicians have enjoyed, less – than – stellar, reputations, for generations. Therefore, it should not be surprising, to anyone, when we witness, them making empty promises, and using over – stated, political rhetoric! However, in today’s world climate, we have been witnessing, this behavior, to an extreme, because most observers,Read More →

The doctors who run the El Bari clinic see healthcare as a right — and they’re determined to make it available to the most vulnerable. By Darcy Sprague The El Bari Community Health Center is one of the only entirely free clinics in San Antonio that offers patients access to almostRead More →

Anita Willis says the social worker offered her a painful choice: She could either leave the San Jose, Calif., nursing home where she’d spent a month recovering from a stroke — or come up with $336 a day to stay on. She had until midnight to decide. Willis’ Medicaid managed-careRead More →