Genetic disease funding dwindles
Medical World News 1983 June 13; 24(11): 16
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GENETIC DISORDERS SOURCEBOOK: BASIC CONSUMER HEALTH INFORMATION ABOUT HEREDITARY DISORDERS, INCLUDING DISORDERS RESULTING FROM ABNORMALITIES IN SPECIFIC GENES, SUCH AS HEMOPHILIA, SICKLE CELL DISEASE, AND CYSTIC FIBROSIS, CHROMOSOMAL DISORDERS, SUCH AS DOWN SYNDROME, FRAGILE X SYNDROME, AND KLINEFELTER SYNDROME, AND COMPLEX DISORDERS WITH ENVIRONMENTAL AND GENETIC COMPONENTS, SUCH AS ALZHEIMER DISEASE, CANCER, HEART DISEASE, AND OBESITY, ALONG WITH INFORMATION ABOUT THE HUMAN GENOME PROJECT, GENETIC TESTING AND PRIVACY CONCERNS, THE SPECIAL NEEDS OF CHILDREN WITH GENETIC DISORDERS, CURRENT RESEARCH INITIATIVES, A GLOSSARY OF TERMS, AND A DIRECTORY OF RESOURCES FOR FURTHER HELP AND INFORMATION Judd, Sandra J., ed. (2010)
Gross, Cary P.; Anderson, Gerard F.; Powe, Neil R. (1999-06-17)BACKGROUND: The Institute of Medicine has proposed that the amount of disease-specific research funding provided by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) be systematically and consistently compared with the burden ...
Moskop, John C. (1987-04)In the current era of cost-containment, Congress may reconsider its support for the End-Stage Renal Disease Program. Substantial reductions in funding for this program could be made by eliminating non-beneficial, marginally ...