STAT+: ‘MORE AMAZON AND LESS PHARMACY': ONE EXEC ON THE COMPANY'S STRATEGY FOR PRESCRIPTION DRUGS

Amazon's objectives for its nascent pharmacy business are straightforward: “better selection, better convenience, and better prices,”...

STAT+: WATCH: FORMER GOOGLE CEO SCHMIDT OPENS UP ON HEALTH DATA PRIVACY AND THE FUTURE OF TECH IN MEDICINE

In a wide-ranging and forthcoming interview, Eric Schmidt, the former Google CEO who helped steer the tech giant's foray into health...

 
 
 

STAT+: GINKGO PLANS A $17.5 BILLION MERGER WITH SPAC THAT TOOK DRAFTKINGS PUBLIC

Ginkgo Bioworks, one of the hottest biotech startups in Massachusetts, said Tuesday that it plans to go public through a merger with...

STAT+: PHARMALITTLE: KEY DEMS PUSH PELOSI TO SEEK ‘BIPARTISAN' DRUG PRICING REFORM; ASTRAZENECA CEO PAY UPSETS SHAREHOLDERS

Everyone, and how are you this fine, sunny morning? The middle of the week has arrived, as you may know, so why not celebrate with...

 
 
 

STAT+: SANOFI IS ACCUSED OF ‘WIDESPREAD DESTRUCTION' OF COMPANY E-MAILS TIED TO ZANTAC RECALLS

As litigation proceeds over the Zantac heartburn pill and a possible carcinogen, a court filing contends that Sanofi destroyed countless...

OPINION: LISTEN: A VETERAN HEALTH REPORTER ON THE BRUTALITY OF INDIA'S COVID-19 CRISIS

In this episode of the “First Opinion Podcast,” reporter and editor Kalpana Jain details how India got to today's crisis with Covid-19....

 
 
 

COVID PANDEMIC SHOULD SERVE AS ‘CHERNOBYL MOMENT' FOR GLOBAL HEALTH REFORM, INTERNATIONAL EXPERTS SAY

The Covid-19 crisis should serve as a “Chernobyl moment” for global pandemic preparedness, triggering a series of actions to speed...

STAT+: TELEHEALTH COMPANIES ARE FUELING A LOBBYING FRENZY TO PROTECT THEIR COVID BOOM

WASHINGTON - Telehealth companies, flush with cash after the Covid-19 pandemic spiked both demand and investment, are now embarking...

 
 
 

OPINION: MY ‘POSTMORTEM' FOLDER AND THE INTENSELY PERSONAL NATURE OF THE LATEST COVID-19 SURGE

Each morning I when I arrive at my primary care clinic, the first thing I do is open the electronic medical record and hunt through...

OPINION: STAT+: ‘INDUCED PROXIMITY' IS WHY I AM OPTIMISTIC ABOUT TREATING UNDRUGGABLE DISEASES

So-called undruggable proteins - those that supposedly can't be targeted by pharmaceuticals - represent a big barrier in discovering...

 
 
 

STAT+: KEY HOUSE DEMOCRATS' PUSH FOR A ‘BIPARTISAN' DRUG PRICING BILL COULD DOOM PELOSI'S SIGNATURE LEGISLATION

WASHINGTON - A group of 10 moderate Democrats is urging House Speaker Nancy Pelosi to pursue drug pricing reform that is “bipartisan”...

FORMER GOOGLE CEO SCHMIDT SAYS AI ‘WILL HAVE ITS BIGGEST IMPACT' IN HEALTH CARE

For the myriad applications of artificial intelligence, Eric Schmidt, the onetime Google CEO, sees one area where it's poised to unleash...

 
 
 

AMAZON, SALESFORCE EXECS WEIGH IN ON HOW TECH CAN HELP WITH COVID - AND HOW IT CAN'T

For all the progress on Covid-19, we are still far from a post-pandemic world. “If you're living on Planet Earth, I assure you the...

STAT+: DANA-FARBER RECEIVES $50 MILLION GIFT TO STUDY PANCREATIC CANCER

Dr. Laurie Glimcher often gets calls from people she knows around the world asking if Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, where she is CEO,...

 
 
 

ILLUMINA CEO INSISTS GRAIL MERGER WILL BE GOOD FOR COMPETITION, AND ULTIMATELY, PATIENTS

Before the pandemic, most people had never heard of Illumina, the California-based sequencing behemoth whose machines generate upwards...

HOW DIGITAL PHARMACIES CAN EXPAND ACCESS TO SPECIALIZED CARE

Even the most aggressive proponents of telehealth must concede that while technology can open the door to health care for some, it...

 
 
 

FROM BIG TECH TO SMALL TECH: A HEALTH CARE VISIONARY PUSHES FOR A PATIENT-CENTRIC APPROACH TO TECHNOLOGY

Each step in the career of Ashwini Zenooz is less comfortable than the last. She started as a radiologist, moved to toil over government...

ACKNOWLEDGING ITS ‘WHITE PATRIARCHY' AND RACIST PAST, THE AMA PLEDGES TO DISMANTLE CAUSES OF HEALTH INEQUITIES

Saying it needs to “pivot from ambivalence to urgent action” and hold itself accountable for deeply embedded health inequities, the...

 
 
 

STAT+: PHARMALITTLE: U.K. SAYS IP WAIVER IS INSUFFICIENT FOR COVID-19 VACCINE ACCESS; EU SUES ASTRAZENECA OVER VACCINE SUPPLY - AGAIN

Rise and shine, another busy day is on the way. We can tell because our short person is, once again, hunched over a laptop for a day...

AIDS VIRUS USED IN GENE THERAPY TO FIX ‘BUBBLE BABY' DISEASE

A gene therapy that makes use of an unlikely helper, the AIDS virus, gave a working immune system to 48 babies and toddlers who were...

 
 
 



Alisson in tears at FT whistle after scoring injury-time winner to keep...

Alisson in tears at FT whistle after scoring injury-time winner to keep Liverpool's top four hopes alive

It's not often we see a Liverpool goalkeeper score a match-winning goal - scratch that; we've categorically never seen it. Alisson Becker's headed effort from the last corner... Read more ...

West Brom 1 Liverpool 2: Watch goalkeeper Alisson score dramatic injury-time...

West Brom 1 Liverpool 2: Watch goalkeeper Alisson score dramatic injury-time winner as Reds hunt down Chelsea for fourth

ALISSON BECKER popped up with a stunning last-minute winner to earn Liverpool a huge boost in the race for the Champions League. West Brom looked to have denied the Reds a... Read more ...

Brian McFadden and Danielle Parkinson welcome baby after tragic miscarriages

Brian McFadden and Danielle Parkinson welcome baby after tragic miscarriages

Brian McFadden and his fiancée Danielle Parkinson have shared the happy news that they've welcomed their first child together Read more ...

6 talking points as Alisson saves Liverpool's season with West Brom winner

6 talking points as Alisson saves Liverpool's season with West Brom winner

Hal Robson-Kanu handed the relegated Baggies a surprise first-half lead, but Mohamed Salah's fine equaliser before half-time levelled for Jurgen Klopp's men - and then... Read more ...

Chelsea vs Barcelona, Women's Champions League 2020/21 live score and latest...

Chelsea vs Barcelona, Women's Champions League 2020/21 live score and latest updates

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McLaren unveil striking Gulf livery for Monaco GP

McLaren unveil striking Gulf livery for Monaco GP

McLaren have been teasing us with a big reveal, and it turned out to be a special Gulf-inspired livery for Monaco. An iconic brand of Formula 1 with eight Constructors' titles... Read more ...

Rangers captain James Tavernier wins PFA Scotland Player of the Year award

Rangers captain James Tavernier wins PFA Scotland Player of the Year award

It was an Ibrox lockout in the nominees list but the skipper has clinched the award voted for by his fellow pros. Read more ...

Simon Webbe and wife Ayshen confirm newborn baby's gorgeous name is Cyan Shenel

Simon Webbe and wife Ayshen confirm newborn baby's gorgeous name is Cyan Shenel

Blue singer Simon Webbe and his wife Ayshen have been on cloud nine ever since they welcomed their baby daughter on April 1, and they've announced her name is Cyan Shenel Webbe Read more ...

Mum-of-11 keeps track of kids by 'colour-coding' them - and people love the idea

Mum-of-11 keeps track of kids by 'colour-coding' them - and people love the idea

Veronica, mum-of-11, took to TikTok to explain when and why she came up with the idea to colour code her children in a video that has been viewed more than 40,000 times Read more ...

'We are failing our children by not prioritising their mental health enough'

'We are failing our children by not prioritising their mental health enough'

We grappled with deaths in the aged but somehow we failed our children by not giving them a high enough priority and now they're showing serious signs of our neglect, writes Dr... Read more ...