Trump signs ‘Right to Try Act’ aimed at helping terminally ill patients seek drug treatments

President Donald Trump signed the "Right to Try Act" Wednesday, a measure aimed at helping terminally ill patients access drug treatments that are yet to be fully approved by the Food and Drug Administration.

https://www.cnn.com/2018/05/30/politics/right-to-try-donald-trump/index.html

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Beclin-1 Mutant Mice Live 10% Longer Due to Enhanced Autophagy

Autophagy is the name given to a collection of cellular housekeeping processes responsible for recycling damaged or unwanted proteins and cellular structures, preventing them from causing further harm within the cell. Many of the methods of modestly slowing aging in laboratory species are observed to involve increased levels of autophagy. For some, such as calorie...

https://www.fightaging.org/archives/2018/05/beclin-1-mutant-mice-live-10-longer-due-to-enhanced-autophagy/

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The Virginia Senate voted to expand Medicaid – Some Republican senators crossed party lines to pass the legislation. However, it includes a work requirement & mandates that enrollees above the federal poverty line must pay more out of pocket for care.

It?s a major win for the Ralph Northam administration. Some Republican senators crossed party lines to pass the legislation:The Virginia Senate has passed Medicaid Expansion, with the State House on board it looks like expansion is almost assured! The state senate was considered the biggest hurdle. Three republicans joined with 19 Democrats on the measure. #MedicaidExpansion #vapol #Virginia pic...

https://newrepublic.com/minutes/148621/virginia-senate-voted-expand-medicaid-thanks-handful-republicans

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