LATTES AND GUMMIES: FOOD SCIENCE INSPIRES A NEW APPROACH TO TREATING GUT AND LIVER INJURY

Inspired by how coffee shops foam milk, as well as gummy candy and sizzling Pop Rocks, researchers have designed three gas-trapping...

OPINION: FDA: DON'T RUSH A MOVE TO CHANGE THE COVID-19 VACCINE COMPOSITION

On Tuesday, the FDA's Vaccines and Related Biological Products Advisory Committee voted 19-2 to approve the use later this year of...

 
 
 

VIRTUAL EVENT: HOW TECH CAN - AND CAN'T - ELIMINATE BARRIERS TO GOOD HEALTH CARE

Editor's note: A livestream of the event will be embedded below at 1 p.m. ET. The U.S. health care system is marked by inequity. Technologies...

IN A DOCTOR'S SUSPICION AFTER A MISCARRIAGE, A GLIMPSE OF EXPANDING MEDICAL MISTRUST

The idea that she might be pregnant hadn't crossed Janneke Parrish's mind. She used contraceptives and trusted them. Now, sitting on...

 
 
 

OPINION: WHEELCHAIR USERS LIVE OUTSIDE THE HOME, NOT JUST INSIDE. MEDICARE POLICIES NEED TO ACKNOWLEDGE THAT

My daughter, Katherine, is 21 years old. She has cerebral palsy and has relied on a power wheelchair to move around the world since...

BIDEN ADMINISTRATION TO WIDEN ACCESS TO MONKEYPOX VACCINE

The Biden Administration announced Tuesday that it will broaden availability of monkeypox vaccine as it attempts to contain a growing...

 
 
 

STAT+: 100 LAWMAKERS ASK HHS TO USE CONTROVERSIAL FEDERAL LAWS TO COMBAT HIGH DRUG PRICES

A group of 100 federal lawmakers is urging the Biden administration to use controversial provisions of federal law to lower prescription...

CUE HEALTH LAYOFFS, HIPAA POST-ROE, AND AI'S RACE PROBLEM

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PLACEBO RESPONSE REVEALS UNCONSCIOUS BIAS AMONG WHITE PATIENTS TOWARD FEMALE, BLACK PHYSICIANS

The doctor-patient relationship is an important part of helping and healing. But it can be hijacked by racial or other biases that...

STAT+: PHARMALITTLE: RETAILERS RATION CONTRACEPTIVE PILLS AS DEMAND SPIKES; SUPREME COURT RULES DOCTORS MUST KNOWINGLY MISPRESCRIBE OPIOIDS TO BE CONVICTED

Top of the morning to you, and a fine one it is. Clear blue skies and deliciously cool breezes are enveloping the Pharmalot campus...

 
 
 

IN BOSTON HOMES, POTENTIALLY HARMFUL COMPOUNDS ARE LEAKING FROM STOVETOPS

Natural gas - just by nature of being the most common residential energy source in the U.S. - has the sheen of being a relatively safe...

TRACKING AN FDA ADVISORY PANEL MEETING ON UPDATING COVID VACCINES

Meetings of the Food and Drug Administration's vaccines advisory committee are never dull affairs. Drenched in data, maybe, but never...

 
 
 

CRISPR DEBUTED 10 YEARS AGO, IN A PAPER HARDLY ANYONE NOTICED. JENNIFER DOUDNA REFLECTS ON THE DNA SCISSOR'S FIRST DECADE

On June 28, 2012, a joint press release went out from the U.S. Department of Energy and the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory announcing...

STAT+: COGNITO THERAPEUTICS RAISES $50 MILLION FOR ALZHEIMER'S TREATMENT TECH

Cognito Therapeutics has raised $50 million in funding as it seeks to advance treatments for an elusive target : cognitive decline. Cognito,...

 
 
 

STAT+: WHAT WE KNOW - AND WHAT WE MAY NEVER KNOW - ABOUT WHY THE FDA BANNED JUUL

WASHINGTON - Even some of the nation's top tobacco experts were surprised by the Food and Drug Administration's stated rationale for...

STAT+: PHARMA LARGELY FAILED TO FOLLOW HUMAN RIGHTS PRINCIPLES WITH ITS COVID-19 VACCINES AND DRUGS

More than two years after the Covid-19 pandemic emerged, a new scorecard finds that 19 of 26 pharmaceutical companies that marketed...

 
 
 

FDA PANEL TO ADVISE ON WHETHER - AND HOW - COVID VACCINES SHOULD BE UPDATED

The Food and Drug Administration faces an important decision in coming days - whether to instruct companies that make Covid-19 vaccines...

STAT+: PHARMALITTLE: ABORTION PILLS WILL BE AT CENTER OF LEGAL BATTLES; GILEAD REACHES $33 MILLION SETTLEMENT OVER PATIENT ASSISTANCE PROGRAMS

Good morning, everyone, and welcome to another working week. We hope the weekend respite was relaxing and invigorating, because the...

 
 
 

STAT+: A ‘COLOSSAL FINANCIAL FRAUD': GILEAD TO GET $33 MILLION FROM A CLINIC FOR EXPLOITING ITS HIV PATIENT ASSISTANCE PROGRAM

After nearly two years of courtroom squabbling, Gilead Sciences reached a $33 million settlement with a health care clinic in Florida...

STAT+: CUE HEALTH RODE COVID-19 TO AN NBA DEAL AND A $3 BILLION VALUATION. NOW IT FACES LAYOFFS AND A ROCKY FUTURE

It didn't have the brand recognition of Abbott, or the billions of the medical technology multinational Becton Dickinson. Before the...

 
 
 



Star Trek Strange New Worlds: Anson Mount on the 'chills' he got playing...

Star Trek Strange New Worlds: Anson Mount on the 'chills' he got playing Christopher Pike

STAR TREK STRANGE NEW WORLDS star Anson Mount opened up about his reaction to portraying Christopher Pike. Read more ...

Defence Secretary Ben Wallace: 'Vladimir Putin is a lunatic with small man...

Defence Secretary Ben Wallace: 'Vladimir Putin is a lunatic with small man syndrome'

Vladimir Putin is a 'lunatic' with 'small man syndrome', the Defence Secretary declared yesterday. He added that he does not believe Russia is winning the war. Read more ...

TikTok star Ophelia Nichols' son was dealing marijuana when he was shot dead...

TikTok star Ophelia Nichols' son was dealing marijuana when he was shot dead in his car

TikTok influencer Ophelia Nichols from Alabama revealed how her son was shot dead during a drug deal gone wrong. Randon Lee, 18, was killed on Sunday at around 7:45am in... Read more ...

Naturopath and Smart Cleanse founder Savannah Daisley from Sydney charged...

Naturopath and Smart Cleanse founder Savannah Daisley from Sydney charged with child sex abuse

Savannah Daisley, 45, from Double Bay, faced Waverley Local Court on Tuesday charged with four counts of allegedly having sexual intercourse with a 14-year-old child between... Read more ...

Newly engaged Jaime Winstone seems in high spirits as she enjoys night out...

Newly engaged Jaime Winstone seems in high spirits as she enjoys night out with Daisy Lowe in London

The actress, 37, couldn't contain her excitement as she beamed alongside singer Daisy Lowe, 33, as the pair enjoyed drinks at the Grey Goose Essences Picnic event in London on... Read more ...

Jesy Nelson wows in a busty red bikini as she poses seductively for sizzling...

Jesy Nelson wows in a busty red bikini as she poses seductively for sizzling snaps on Instagram

The former Little Mix star, 30, turned up the heat as she posed up a storm for a sizzling snap on Instagram on Wednesday in an eye catching bikini. Read more ...

Fuel prices drive up forecourt thefts as incidents of motorists driving away...

Fuel prices drive up forecourt thefts as incidents of motorists driving away without paying rise

Fuel thefts at forecourts have surged by up to 61 per cent as drivers struggle to afford spiralling pump prices. Read more ...

AFL in mourning as four-time premiership-winning footy legend dies in car...

AFL in mourning as four-time premiership-winning footy legend dies in car crash 4km from his home

Neil Kerley - one of South Australian football's most influential figures - died on Wednesday night after smashing through a fence at Walker Flat in the Murraylands region. He... Read more ...

Peston: Kwasi Kwarteng won't ‘rule himself out' of leadership bid after by...

Peston: Kwasi Kwarteng won't ‘rule himself out' of leadership bid after by election defeat

KWASI KWARTENG has said he would "never rule out" of running for leadership of the Conservative Party. Read more ...

Tony Armstrong reveals the real reason he joined OnlyFans

Tony Armstrong reveals the real reason he joined OnlyFans

Tony Armstrong shocked his fans when he joined OnlyFans last year. Read more ...