Covid-19How Fauci and the NIH Got Ahead of the FDA and CDC in Backing Boosters
The FDA and CDC were seeing much of the same data, but as regulatory agencies, they were more cautious.
TechnologyApple, Bose and Others Pump Up the Volume on Hearing Aid Options, Filling Void Left by FDA
With an increasing number of hearing aids being sold directly to consumers, advocates are eager for the FDA rules to...
Covid-19Hot Spots Where COVID Vaccination Lags Push Experimental Antibody Treatment
Thousands of people have rushed to receive infusions of powerful antibody cocktails shown to reduce hospitalizations by 70% when given...
Covid-19The White House Says Boosters for All. Here's What You Need to Know.
White House officials emphasized that the rollout of boosters was pending review of evidence by the FDA and the CDC....
Clinical CareTell Us About Your Experience With Life-Sustaining Medical Devices
Do you or someone you know have a pacemaker, defibrillator, implanted prosthetic, or other lifesaving device? Do you work with...
Clinical CareThousands of Patients Were Implanted With Heart Pumps That the FDA Knew Could Be Dangerous
Inspectors repeatedly found manufacturing and device quality problems with the HeartWare heart pump. But the FDA did not penalize the...
Covid-19Claims That CDC's PCR Test Can't Tell Covid From Flu Are Wrong
We wanted to know whether there was any truth to the idea that the CDC was removing its test because...
StrategyFacing Headwinds on New Alzheimer's Drug, Biogen Launches Controversial Campaign
The drugmaker is running an educational campaign directed at the consumer, one who is already worried about whether those lost...
Covid-19Analysis: Necessary or Not, Covid Booster Shots Are Probably on the Horizon
Ultimately, the question of whether a booster is needed is unlikely to determine the FDA?s decision.
Clinical CareDying Patients With Rare Diseases Struggle to Get Experimental Therapies
Getting expanded access to unproven therapies for rare diseases is more difficult than for more common illnesses, such as cancer.
MarketingGovernment Oversight of COVID Air Cleaners Leaves Gaping Holes
Academic air quality experts say the technology can be ineffective or potentially create harmful byproducts.
StrategyOpinion: Why We May Never Know Whether the $56K-a-Year Alzheimer's Drug Actually Works
Though patients will start taking it, the world may have to wait many years to find out whether Aduhelm is...