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Opinion: Early diagnosis, not cancer drug breakthroughs, is the best way to fix the global scourge of breast cancer

12 hours ago   |   STAT

Covid-19 news could be nudged out of the spotlight this weekend as the American Society of Clinical Oncology's annual scientific meeting , this year being held virtually...
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Opinion: In the face of Covid-19, the U.S. needs to change how it deals with mental illness

1 day ago   |   STAT

Before Covid-19 arrived in the U.S., the country was in the midst of a mental illness crisis. Suicide rates in the United States rose 33% between 1999 and 2017. In 2018, 1.7...
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Opinion: He was a ‘force of nature': Anthony Fauci, Tom Frieden, and others remember Larry Kramer

2 days ago   |   STAT

“AIDS changed everything,” Larry Kramer once said. So he made it his life's work to change how people perceived the disease, those living with it, and how medical research was...
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Opinion: Covid-19 is battering independent physician practices. They need help now

2 days ago   |   STAT

Autumn Road Family Practice is a small, six-doctor primary care practice that's been caring for people in Little Rock, Ark., for more than half a century. On a Thursday in...
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Opinion: Challenge trials can speed development of a Covid-19 vaccine. Planning for them needs to start now

2 days ago   |   STAT

Human challenge trials, also known as controlled human infection models , are an essential tool for developing new vaccines. But unless we start preparing now for Covid-19...
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Opinion: The data-free zone of Covid-19 complicates medical, family decision-making

3 days ago   |   STAT

“What would you do, doc?” It's a question I get all the time as a family doctor practicing full-scope primary care after describing an intervention like taking a daily aspirin...
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Opinion: Beating Covid-19 will change how new therapies are developed

3 days ago   |   STAT

The global Covid-19 pandemic has left families and communities around the globe grieving for lost loved ones, exhausted from prolonged social isolation, and anxious about their...
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Opinion: Biopharma companies are spreading misinformation - and taking advantage of it

4 days ago   |   STAT

As Covid-19 upends the world, people are putting their faith in the biopharma industry to save us from this crisis. Retail investors are pouring into biopharma stocks, and when...
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Opinion: Hospitals are busier than ever - and going out of business

4 days ago   |   STAT

At various points over the last few weeks, news reports have told stories of booming hospitals: emergency departments overwhelmed by patients , imminent shortages of both ICU...
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Webinar Tuesday on ‘Preventing Fatal Police Shootings: It Can Be Done'

Webinar Tuesday on ‘Preventing Fatal Police Shootings: It Can Be Done'

4 days ago   |   Social Science Space

The shooting of Brenna Taylor, an emergency medical technician who was shot and killed by police officers in her own home it what was likely a botched search warrant has...
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SpaceX launch: Crew Dragon has launched as NASA astronauts race to the ISS...

SpaceX launch: Crew Dragon has launched as NASA astronauts race to the ISS 250 miles up

SPACEX'S Falcon 9 has blasted off from Cape Canaveral, carrying NASA astronauts Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley to the International Space Station . Read more ...

SpaceX rocket live: Can I see SpaceX over the UK tonight?

SpaceX rocket live: Can I see SpaceX over the UK tonight?

SPACE and NASA will - weather permitting - launch two astronauts into orbit tonight. Can I see SpaceX over the UK tonight, and how can I watch the launch? Read more ...

SpaceX tracker: How to see the Crew Dragon and ISS on tonight's historic...

SpaceX tracker: How to see the Crew Dragon and ISS on tonight's historic spaceflight

SPACEX'S Crew Dragon will attempt today to launch to the International Space Station for a second time this week. Find out how you can track the Crew Dragon and ISS tonight. Read more ...

SpaceX launch Florida weather: Forecasts warn lightning could delay attempt...

SpaceX launch Florida weather: Forecasts warn lightning could delay attempt 'Not positive'

SPACEX and NASA's upcoming launch tonight is a second attempt to send two astronauts to the International Space Station after the first go was cancelled due to bad weather... Read more ...

SpaceX launch risks being cancelled AGAIN as weather threatens Falcon 9

SpaceX launch risks being cancelled AGAIN as weather threatens Falcon 9

ELON Musk's private rocket company SpaceX was set for a repeat attempt at launching two Americans into orbit on Saturday from Florida for a mission that would mark the first... Read more ...

Shorten two-metre rule to save jobs, MPs urge Boris

Shorten two-metre rule to save jobs, MPs urge Boris

Sage has reportedly produced a paper suggesting 1.5 metres could be enough to minimise risk Senior Tory MPs are urging Boris Johnson to relax the two-metre rule to prevent job... Read more ...

Expert reaction to latest figures on deaths in hospitals in England...

Expert reaction to latest figures on deaths in hospitals in England involving COVID-19

NHS England have published the latest figure for reported deaths in hospitals in England from COVID-19 - an additional 149 deaths since yesterday, bringing the total to... Read more ...

We will have learned a lot, including how to do it better next time. That is...

We will have learned a lot, including how to do it better next time. That is science

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How to watch SpaceX launch: the time for Saturday, March 30 and live stream...

How to watch SpaceX launch: the time for Saturday, March 30 and live stream video

How the watch the SpaceX launch today, Saturday, March 360 isn't rocket science - it's rather easy thanks to the live stream liftoff video embedded below. The historic SpaceX... Read more ...

SpaceX astronauts - who are they? A look at the crew of historic NASA mission

SpaceX astronauts - who are they? A look at the crew of historic NASA mission

NASA ASTRONAUTS Doug Hurley and Bob Behnken will take to the skies tonight as the US-based space agency works with SpaceX in the first manned flight from US soil in nine years... Read more ...