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Study can't confirm lab results for many cancer experiments

An eight-year project to carefully repeat early but influential lab experiments in cancer research has reached a conclusion Learn More


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European drug regulator backs mixing COVID-19 vaccines

The European Union drug regulator has given its backing to mixing different types of vaccines in initial vaccination and booster campaigns to battle the coronavirus More »


WHO advises against use of survivors' plasma to treat COVID

Experts at the World Health Organization have recommended against using blood plasma from people who have recovered from COVID-19 to treat patients with the illness More »


Nevada jury: Health insurers owe ER doctors $60M in damages

One of the nation’s largest health insurance companies and its branches in Nevada have been found liable for $60 million in punitive damages for underpaying out-of-network emergency medical providers More »


Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes faces cross-examination

Former Theranos CEO Elizabeth Holmes spent another five hours on the witness stand Tuesday sparring with a federal prosecutor aiming to prove criminal allegations that she misled investors, customers, and patients about a flawed blood-testing technology that she spent years touting as a medical breakthrough More »


Omicron v. delta: Battle of coronavirus mutants is critical

Scientists are poring over the latest data to try to understand who might win the battle of the coronavirus variants, the world-dominating delta or the latest competitor, omicron More »


Biden touts savings on insulin and other drugs for Americans

President Joe Biden is pledging his social agenda legislation will deliver tangible savings on prescription drugs for all Americans More »


NYC to impose vaccine mandate on private sector employers

New York Mayor Bill de Blasio says all private employers big and small in the city will have to require their workers to get vaccinated against COVID-19 by Dec. 27 More »


If Roe falls, some fear ripple effect on civil rights cases

If the Supreme Court decides to overturn or gut the decision that legalized abortion, some fear that it could undermine other precedent-setting cases, including civil rights and LGBTQ protections More »


German parliament to debate job-specific vaccine mandate

Germany’s parliament is set to debate a proposed vaccine mandate for hospital and nursing home staff, among other measures meant to help break the country’s biggest wave so far of coronavirus infections More »


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