RUDY GIULIANI WANTS FDA TO FAST-TRACK A STEM CELL THERAPY FOR COVID-19; CRITICS SEE POLITICAL MEDDLING

Rudy Giuliani, President Trump's personal attorney, is urging the Food and Drug Administration to fast-track clinical trials of an...

OPINION: CREATE A CADRE OF COMMUNITY HEALTH WORKERS TO FIGHT COVID-19 IN THE U.S

Five years ago, I was working in Kono, a district in Sierra Leone, on projects to strengthen and reopen local health systems following...

 
 
 

OPINION: A RADICAL APPROACH TO PREVENTING COVID-19 INFECTION IN THE HOMELESS

There is only a small window of time in which we can prevent widespread transmission of Covid-19 among people who are living on the...

STAT PLUS: FDA CLOSES REVIEW OF NOVARTIS DATA INTEGRITY SCANDAL WITHOUT PUNISHING THE DRUG MAKER

An embarrassing scandal that Novartis endured over data integrity has quietly come to a close, with the Food and Drug Administration...

 
 
 

STAT PLUS: PHARMALITTLE: A TB VACCINE IS TESTED AGAINST THE CORONAVIRUS; FDA DOESN'T PUNISH NOVARTIS OVER DATA INTEGRITY SCANDAL

Everyone, and how are you coping this morning? We are doing just fine, thank you, as we continue to adjust to this new world. Although...

TEST MAKERS ARE MOVING FAST, BUT THE CORONAVIRUS MAY BE MOVING FASTER

In Lake Success, a village on the border of suburban Long Island and the New York City borough of Queens, there is a building that...

 
 
 

AS CORONAVIRUS SPREADS, DOCTORS IN THE ER WARN ‘THE WORST OF IT HAS NOT HIT US YET'

Streets in cities and towns across the country are eerily quiet. Car traffic has dropped so substantially air pollution is abating....

STAT PLUS: ‘IT'S THE DISPARITY IN WHO GETS AFFECTED': A SICKLE CELL DOCTOR TRACKS DOLLARS AND DRUG DEVELOPMENT

Sickle cell disease and cystic fibrosis are both rare, genetic diseases. While there are three times as many people in the U.S. with...

 
 
 

STAT'S GUIDE TO HOW HOSPITALS ARE USING AI TO FIGHT COVID-19

The coronavirus outbreak has rapidly accelerated the nation's slow-moving effort to incorporate artificial intelligence into medical...

AS CORONAVIRUS IMPACT GROWS, VOLUNTEER NETWORK TRIES TO HELP HEALTH CARE WORKERS WHO HAVE ‘HELPED US'

It started with a need: With the closure of schools and a shortage of household supplies in local stores, health care professionals...

 
 
 

OPINION: COVID-19 TESTING: OVERCOMING CHALLENGES IN THE NEXT PHASE OF THE EPIDEMIC

Which is a better proxy for estimating the Covid-19 infection rate in the United States: the infection rate in the NBA or the infection...

WE SHOULDN'T RUSH TO USE AN UNPROVEN DRUG TO TREAT THE CORONAVIRUS

As the pandemic deepens, physicians face an agonizing decision - to medicate or not to medicate? Here's the dilemma: Over the past...

 
 
 

WHAT EXPLAINS COVID-19'S LETHALITY FOR THE ELDERLY? SCIENTISTS LOOK TO ‘TWILIGHT' OF THE IMMUNE SYSTEM

Researchers on Monday announced the most comprehensive estimates to date of elderly people's elevated risk of serious illness and death...

AMARIN LOSES LEGAL FIGHT OVER HEART DRUG PATENT; SHARES SINK

Amarin shares fell sharply Monday evening after a federal judge ruled that key patents covering its heart drug Vascepa were invalid. The...

 
 
 

OPINION: IT'S PAST TIME TO FULLY DEPLOY THE U.S. PUBLIC HEALTH SERVICE COMMISSIONED CORPS TO FIGHT COVID-19

Controlling a pandemic like Covid-19 requires both the intervention of government agencies and changes in the lives of ordinary Americans. One...

STAT PLUS: PHARMALITTLE: DRUG PRICING LEGISLATION IS ON THE BACK BURNER; FDA ISSUES EMERGENCY USE FOR OLD MALARIA DRUGS

Good morning, everyone, and welcome to another working week, although it may not quite seem that way, if only because you most likely...

 
 
 

BIOTECH VC BOB NELSEN CALLED IT RIGHT ON THE CORONAVIRUS. NOW HE HAS THOUGHTS ON THERAPEUTICS - AND MASKS

Bob Nelsen was right. The co-founder and managing partner of Arch Venture Partners is one of biotech's most successful venture capitalists....

CRISPR PIONEER DOUDNA OPENS LAB TO RUN COVID-19 TESTS

A team of academic and industry researchers led by Jennifer Doudna, the researcher best known for her role in the discovery of the...

 
 
 

STAT PLUS: AC IMMUNE BETS THAT ITS ALZHEIMER'S TRIAL DESIGN COULD PROVIDE A CLEANER TEST OF THE AMYLOID HYPOTHESIS

The fate of aducanumab , a potential Alzheimer's treatment from Biogen, is widely seen as the last hope for an aging idea: that targeting...

DEBATE FLARES OVER USING AI TO DETECT COVID-19 IN LUNG SCANS

A series of studies, starting as a steady drip and quickening to a deluge, has reported the same core finding amid the global spread...

 
 
 



Boy, 13, ‘youngest person to die from coronavirus in UK'

Boy, 13, ‘youngest person to die from coronavirus in UK'

A 13-year-old schoolboy from London has reportedly become the UK's youngest person to die after testing positive for Covid-19. Ismail Mohamed Abdulwahab, from Brixton, is said... Read more ...

The One Show's Alex Jones holds back tears as she bids farewell to Matt Baker

The One Show's Alex Jones holds back tears as she bids farewell to Matt Baker

Alex teared up as she said goodbye Tonight's The One Show had Matt Baker appear for the final time, leaving Alex Jones and viewers emotional. Alex was the only one hosting the... Read more ...

Virgil van Dijk gives Celtic 'special mention' as Liverpool man does Q&A session

Virgil van Dijk gives Celtic 'special mention' as Liverpool man does Q&A session

The Dutchman was asked to name the best player he played with in Scotland and gave a surprising answer. Read more ...

Premier League CHAOS: Clubs hold back from slashing wages in fear of star...

Premier League CHAOS: Clubs hold back from slashing wages in fear of star players leaving

EXCLUSIVE BY MATT HUGHES: Premier League clubs are holding back from asking first-team players to accept wage cuts or deferrals for fear of sparking a transfer frenzy by... Read more ...

Pregnant prisoners to be released 'in days' as 65 UK inmates have coronavirus

Pregnant prisoners to be released 'in days' as 65 UK inmates have coronavirus

The Ministry of Justice has decided to allow dozens of inmates either pregnant or in mother and baby units to be released from jail as more prisoners contract the coronavirus Read more ...

Coronavirus cases 'plateau' in UK as ventilators near production

Coronavirus cases 'plateau' in UK as ventilators near production

The first batch of British-made ventilators to treat coronavirus patients will be rolled out to the NHS next week, Michael Gove has said. Read more ...

Man United reignite interest in defender who earns £210,000-a-week

Man United reignite interest in defender who earns £210,000-a-week

According to ESPN , Manchester United are willing to reignite their interest in Juventus centre-back Matthijs de Ligt if the Turin outfit welcome offers for the star this... Read more ...

Vogue Williams and Spencer Matthews' E4 reality show is 'AXED due to...

Vogue Williams and Spencer Matthews' E4 reality show is 'AXED due to plummeting ratings'

Vogue Williams and Spencer Matthews' E4 reality show documenting their lives has been axed, it has been reported. Read more ...

England cricket star Jos Buttler auctions World Cup final shirt to raise...

England cricket star Jos Buttler auctions World Cup final shirt to raise money for London hospitals

Buttler was the man who broke the stumps during the decisive super-over victory against New Zealand at Lord's, the act which ultimately secured England's unforgettable first... Read more ...

Matt Baker reveals exciting plans following The One Show departure

Matt Baker reveals exciting plans following The One Show departure

Matt Baker bid his final farewell to The One Show on Tuesday evening in an emotional... Read more ...