Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Meningitis B vaccine's high price tag poses a health care conundrum

Four years ago, when meningitis B, an extremely rare but potentially lethal form of the infection, sickened a small number of college students at Princeton and the University of California, Santa Barbara, there was no vaccine ...

Health

Most Americans oppose soda, candy taxes

(HealthDay)—Most U.S. adults aren't sweet on the idea of soda and candy taxes, and many doubt the bigger price tags would trim the national waistline.

Neuroscience

Advanced brain investigations can become better and cheaper

(Medical Xpress)—An important method for brain research and diagnosis is magnetoencephalography (MEG). But the MEG systems are so expensive that not all EU countries have one today. A group of Swedish researchers are now ...

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