STUDY FINDS RACIAL BIAS IN THE GOVERNMENT'S FORMULA FOR DISTRIBUTING COVID-19 AID TO HOSPITALS

The federal government has systematically shortchanged communities with large Black populations in the distribution of billions of...

STAT PLUS: FDA APPROVES FIRST ORAL TREATMENT FOR A RARE MUSCLE-DESTROYING DISEASE

The Food and Drug Administration on Friday approved the first oral therapy for spinal muscular atrophy, a rare and often devastating...

 
 
 

STAT PLUS: HOSPITAL PRESIDENT WROTE OPINION PIECE CRITICAL OF DRUG PRICING EFFORTS, BUT DIDN'T DISCLOSE ROLE ON MODERNA BOARD

Dr. Elizabeth Nabel, president of Brigham and Women's Hospital, earlier this year criticized efforts to control drug prices in an opinion...

STAT PLUS: UP AND DOWN THE LADDER: THE LATEST COMINGS AND GOINGS

Hired someone new and exciting? Promoted a rising star? Finally solved that hard-to-fill spot? Share the news with us, and we'll share...

 
 
 

STAT PLUS: PHARMALITTLE: TRUMP'S ‘BUY AMERICAN' ORDER RAISES DOUBTS; GILEAD LOOKS TO BOOST GLOBAL REMDESIVIR OUTPUT

And so, another working week will soon draw to a close. Not a moment too soon, yes? This is, you may recall, our treasured signal to...

THE FDA ACCEPTED BIOGEN'S ALZHEIMER'S DRUG SUBMISSION. NEXT UP, A HIGHLY ANTICIPATED OUTSIDE EXPERT REVIEW

The Food and Drug Administration has agreed to review a marketing application submitted by Biogen for aducanumab, its treatment for...

 
 
 

STAT PLUS: ABBVIE PAYS $24 MILLION TO SETTLE LAWSUIT OVER USING ‘NURSE AMBASSADORS' TO BOOST HUMIRA SALES

After two years of wrangling, AbbVie agreed to pay $24 million to settle a lawsuit filed by the California insurance commissioner,...

AS MINDFULNESS APP HEADSPACE BOOMS, ITS POPULARITY OUTPACES ITS SCIENTIFIC EVIDENCE

This has, by all accounts, been a banner year for Headspace. Demand for the mindfulness and meditation app has skyrocketed since the...

 
 
 

NURSING HOMES GRAPPLE WITH A DUAL CRISIS: PREPARING FOR HURRICANE SEASON AMID THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC

Nursing homes face an impossible decision during hurricane season this year - whether or not to evacuate their residents amid the Covid-19...

THE STORY OF A SCIENTIST'S MEA CULPA ON COVID-19 VACCINES - AND A ROUGH WEEK ON TWITTER

The development of Covid-19 vaccines is progressing at an unprecedented speed. Vaccines that were mere blueprints in January when the...

 
 
 

OPINION: WHEN THE TREATMENT IS TORTURE: ICE MUST STOP USING SOLITARY CONFINEMENT FOR COVID-19 QUARANTINE

After months of social distancing, many of us are feeling its effects. Experts have delineated the mental and physical health impacts...

LISTEN: A HEALTH TECH MEGA-DEAL, A TWITTER VACCINE DEBATE, AND MEDIA CRITICISM FROM OPERATION WARP SPEED

Does the future of health tech look like Facebook? Can we cut corners with Covid-19 vaccines? And are journalists slowing down Operation...

 
 
 

STAT PLUS: ITALY BECOMES FIRST COUNTRY TO REQUIRE PHARMA TO DISCLOSE PUBLIC FUNDING FOR R&D COSTS

Amid growing clamor for more transparency from the pharmaceutical industry, Italy has become the first country to require drug makers...

STAT PLUS: PRESSURE MOUNTS ON FDA CHIEF TO STICK WITH SCIENCE FOR COVID-19 VACCINE APPROVALS

As pressure mounts to develop a successful Covid-19 vaccine, Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Stephen Hahn insisted any agency...

 
 
 

STAT PLUS: BIOGEN STRIKES $1 BILLION DEAL WITH DENALI TO ADVANCE PARKINSON'S DRUG BASED ON APPROACH THAT WAS NEARLY ABANDONED

Biogen said Thursday it will pay more than $1 billion to the biotech firm Denali for rights to a Parkinson's drug based on an approach...

TRUMP TO ORDER GOVERNMENT TO BUY CERTAIN DRUGS SOLELY FROM U.S. FACTORIES, SETTING UP MAJOR SHAKEUP FOR INDUSTRY

WASHINGTON - President Trump will sign an executive order later today directing the federal government to buy certain drugs solely...

 
 
 

STAT PLUS: PHARMALITTLE: ASTRAZENECA STRIKES FIRST COVID-19 DEAL WITH A CHINESE COMPANY; VACCINE TRIALS FACE DISTRUST FROM MINORITY GROUPS

Good morning, everyone, and how are you today? We are doing just fine, thank you, despite the overcast skies hovering above the Pharmalot...

THIS CALIFORNIA COMPANY HAS A BETTER VERSION OF A SIMPLER, FASTER COVID-19 TEST

In some parts of the U.S. right now, it can take weeks to get results for a simple Covid-19 test, a delay that renders the results...

 
 
 

OPINION: AS CLINICIANS ARE REDEPLOYED FOR COVID-19, ONBOARDING TAKES ON EXTRA IMPORTANCE

Think back to your first day at a new job. It was probably difficult to remember who was who or the steps for logging into the network,...

STAT PLUS: 10 BURNING QUESTIONS ABOUT TELADOC'S $18.5 BILLION DEAL TO BUY LIVONGO

It's hard to recall a deal that scrambled the dynamics of the health tech industry more than Teladoc Health's proposed $18.5 billion...

 
 
 



Guardiola proved right as Man City humble European kings to edge closer to glory

Guardiola proved right as Man City humble European kings to edge closer to glory

The Spaniard's side dominated 13-time champions of Europe Real Madrid - and they now stand just three victories away from lifting a historic Champions League title Read more ...

Cristiano Ronaldo's reaction to Juventus' Champions League exit to Lyon

Cristiano Ronaldo's reaction to Juventus' Champions League exit to Lyon

The Portuguese struck twice but wasn't able to inspire his side to victory against the determined French outfit, who will now play Manchester City in the last eight Read more ...

Coronavirus horror: Lockdown caused 16,000 DEATHS due to missed medical care

Coronavirus horror: Lockdown caused 16,000 DEATHS due to missed medical care

THE CORONAVIRUS lockdown caused 16,000 deaths due to missed medical care by May 1, while COVID-19 was responsible for 25,000 deaths in the same period, new figures have shown. Read more ...

New South Wales reports 9 mystery COVID-19 cases as community transmission...

New South Wales reports 9 mystery COVID-19 cases as community transmission fears grow

New South Wales has reported nine mystery cases as community transmission fears grow. Read more ...

Love Island's Curtis Pritchard accused of cheating on Maura after seen...

Love Island's Curtis Pritchard accused of cheating on Maura after seen kissing blonde 'friend'

The Love Islander, 24, was pictured kissing Amber, 21, in London on Friday, after hitting back at claims he had cheated on his ex-girlfriend Maura Higgins with the blonde dancer. Read more ...

Manchester City 2-1 Real Madrid - PLAYER RATINGS: Gabriel Jesus steals the...

Manchester City 2-1 Real Madrid - PLAYER RATINGS: Gabriel Jesus steals the show for the hosts

Manchester City advanced to the quarter-finals of the Champions League with victory over Real Madrid. Sportsmail's Jack Gaughan gives his verdict on the displays from both sets... Read more ...

Tory grandees slam government's 'unfair' lack of clarity over France quarantine

Tory grandees slam government's 'unfair' lack of clarity over France quarantine

Sir Graham Brady, chairman of the 1922 Committee of backbench Tory MPs, and former party leader Sir Iain Duncan Smith have called for a 'proper testing regime for air travellers'. Read more ...

Raphael Varane apologises to team-mates after his two costly errors cost...

Raphael Varane apologises to team-mates after his two costly errors cost Real Madrid

Real Madrid were eliminated from the Champions League by Manchester City who secured a 4-2 aggregate victory. Defender Raphael Varane made two massive mistakes. Read more ...

Terri Harper draws with British rival Natasha Jonas to retain world title

Terri Harper draws with British rival Natasha Jonas to retain world title

Harper was making the first defence of her world title in Eddie Hearn's back garden and made light work of Jonas Read more ...

Casualty star Jason Durr devastated by double tragedy as sister-in-law dies...

Casualty star Jason Durr devastated by double tragedy as sister-in-law dies and mum die within days

The Casualty star, 52, was devastated by a double tragedy in his family after his sister-in-law and mother died within four days of each other. Read more ...