STAT PLUS: BIOTECH WORRIES NEW TRADE RULES COULD SAP FOREIGN INVESTMENT

The biotech industry is worried that a proposed federal rule could further dampen overseas investment in U.S. startups, warning regulators...

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: JUDGE SUMMONS OPIOID CEOS BEFORE TRIAL STARTS; REPUBLICANS FAIL TO CHANGE PELOSI DRUG PRICING BILL

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...

STAT PLUS: SANDERS, OTHER LAWMAKERS SAY FDA IS NOT BEING TRANSPARENT ABOUT TAKEDA'S RECALL OF LIFESAVING DRUG

A group of lawmakers is pushing the Food and Drug Administration to resolve shortages of a lifesaving thyroid medicine that was recalled...

 
 
 

WITH EUROPEAN BACKING, THE WORLD IS ON THE BRINK OF THE FIRST APPROVED EBOLA VACCINE

The world came a big step closer to having a fully licensed Ebola vaccine on Friday, with a panel of the European Medicines Agency...

THE ‘UNBELIEVABLE JOURNEY' OF CRISPR, NOW ON NETFLIX

Mankind's ability to edit the fabric of human life has led to scientific upheaval, global debate, and at least one international incident....

 
 
 

OPINION: MOTHERHOOD AND MEDICINE SHOULD MIX. SO WHY IS IT SUCH A STRUGGLE?

Women who become doctors must often choose between motherhood and medicine. I'm a mother and a surgeon. I never thought of choosing...

OPINION: NEW LEADERS NEEDED TO TRANSLATE DISCOVERIES INTO PATIENT CARE

The world's citizens face extraordinary health challenges. Air pollution and climate change, increases in noncommunicable diseases,...

 
 
 

STAT PLUS: AFTER 10 HOURS AND A PILE OF REJECTED AMENDMENTS, DEMOCRATS ADVANCE THEIR DRUG PRICING BILL OUT OF TWO KEY COMMITTEES

WASHINGTON - Republicans wheeled into the committee room a dozen boxes, overflowing with thousands of pages of printed amendments,...

STAT PLUS: THE COMPANY BEHIND THE FIRST-EVER CBD-BASED DRUG IS NOW EYEING EVERYTHING FROM MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS TO AUTISM

WASHINGTON - Justin Gover joined GW Pharmaceuticals, a company laser-focused on creating cannabinoid-based medicines, back in 1999,...

 
 
 

COMPETITOR ACCUSES 23ANDME OF ‘FALSE NEGATIVES' IN CANCER-GENE TESTING

When 23andMe received government permission in 2017 to sell health-related genetic testing, it came with several conditions, including...

LISTEN: PHARMA'S FUTURE IN CHINA, CRISPR MEETS NETFLIX, & WHERE VC DOLLARS COME FROM

Should drug companies be free-speech advocates? Is your retirement dependent on CRISPR? And how useful is a glow-in-the-dark dog? We...

 
 
 

PELOSI: DEMOCRATS WILL NAME MARQUEE DRUG PRICING BILL FOR LATE REP. CUMMINGS

WASHINGTON - House Democrats' signature legislation to lower the cost of prescription drugs will be named for the late Rep. Elijah...

STAT PLUS: CSL SUES A FORMER EMPLOYEE AND RIVAL OVER ALLEGED THEFT OF TRADE SECRETS

Last April, a CSL Behring senior medical affairs director named Joseph Chiao began talking to another drug maker called Pharming about...

 
 
 

STAT PLUS: PHARMALITTLE: FIVE COMPANIES OFFER $50 BILLION DEAL TO SETTLE OPIOID SUITS; FDA APPROVES RECORD NUMBER OF GENERICS

Good morning, everyone, and how are you today? We are doing just fine, thank you, despite unusually blustery winds whipping through...

STAT PLUS: THESE FOUR COMPANIES ARE BETTING BIG ON CBD-BASED PRESCRIPTION DRUGS

WASHINGTON - Americans are already spending millions on CBD gummies and CBD lotions - but that's chump change, at least if you ask...

 
 
 

DOCTORS ARGUE FOR TERM LIMITS TO DIVERSIFY MEDICAL SCHOOL LEADERSHIP

Earlier this year, the National Institutes of Health announced that the agency's nearly 300 laboratory and branch chiefs will be limited...

OPINION: AS THE NEED FOR ORGAN TRANSPLANTS GROWS, THE NUMBER OF TRANSPLANT PHYSICIANS DWINDLES

During the 25 years I've been a transplant doctor, I've cared for hundreds of patients who received lung transplants. I'm now worried...

 
 
 

OPINION: PELOSI'S DRUG PRICING PLAN PUTS MEDICAL INNOVATION AT RISK

The future of medical innovation in America is at a crossroads. Biopharmaceutical science is accelerating at a record pace, leading...

STAT PLUS: FORECASTING ALZHEIMER'S: WITH A TSUNAMI OF NEW DIAGNOSES EXPECTED, EXPERTS CALCULATE THE BEST WAYS TO SHIFT THE TIDE

The forecast looms like a portent of doom. From 5.8 million people today, the number of Americans with Alzheimer's disease is projected...

 
 
 



Boris demands MPs 'overwhelmingly' vote for Brexit deal next week - 'Change...

Boris demands MPs 'overwhelmingly' vote for Brexit deal next week - 'Change your minds!'

A FURIOUS Boris Johnson has urged MPs to vote through his Brexit deal next week after the Commons passed the Letwin amendment, which risks a delay to Brexit. Read more ...

Video shows the moment a football coach at an Oregon high school disarmed a...

Video shows the moment a football coach at an Oregon high school disarmed a shotgun-wielding student and hugged him

Oregon authorities released a video on Friday showing a high-school football coach disarming, then hugging, a distraught student wielding a shotgun. Angel Granados-Diaz, 19... Read more ...

Japan vs South Africa live stream: how to watch today's Rugby World Cup 2019...

Japan vs South Africa live stream: how to watch today's Rugby World Cup 2019 quarter-final from anywhere

Japan have reached the Rugby World Cup quarter-finals for the first time in their history off the back of four wins and some superb performances. Today's game provides another... Read more ...

Guardiola hoping Man City use victory over Palace as a springboard

Guardiola hoping Man City use victory over Palace as a springboard

Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola said that he hopes his side can kick on following their 2-0 win over Crystal Palace on Saturday. Goals from Gabriel Jesus and David Silva... Read more ...

Boris Johnson sends EU extension request but says ‘it isn't from him'

Boris Johnson sends EU extension request but says ‘it isn't from him'

Boris Johnson is reportedly going back on his remarks in the Commons today The Prime Minister has sent a letter asking for a delay to Brexit , after telling the Commons this... Read more ...

Strictly Come Dancing 2019 confirmed contestants - first official look at...

Strictly Come Dancing 2019 confirmed contestants - first official look at full celebrity line-up

Another year, another 15 contestants are set to cha-cha-cha their way across the dance floor for a sequin-encrusted season of Strictly Come Dancing. We've got our very own... Read more ...

Wayne Rooney ends MLS career as DC United suffer playoff defeat to Toronto FC

Wayne Rooney ends MLS career as DC United suffer playoff defeat to Toronto FC

The former Manchester United forward will join Derby County as a player coach in January Read more ...

Nigel Farage accuses Boris Brexit deal MP backers of betrayal - ‘Party...

Nigel Farage accuses Boris Brexit deal MP backers of betrayal - ‘Party before country'

NIGEL FARAGE launched a damning attack on Boris Johnson's deal on Saturday night accusing Eurosceptic Tory MPs who voted for it of putting “party before country”. Read more ...

Bake Off legend Mary Berry cheated on husband when they first met

Bake Off legend Mary Berry cheated on husband when they first met

Former Great British Bake Off star Mary Berry has revealed she wanted to 'keep her options open' when she first met Paul Hunnings Read more ...

Trump says he'll no longer host the G7 at his Doral resort due to 'Media &...

Trump says he'll no longer host the G7 at his Doral resort due to 'Media & Democrat Crazed and Irrational Hostility'

President Donald Trump announced via tweet on Saturday that he will no longer host the 2020 G7 Summit at his Doral resort in Florida. He blamed the media and Democrats for... Read more ...