InnovationCalifornians Asked to Pony Up for Stem Cell Research — Again
Stem cells hold great potential for medicine because of their ability to develop into different types of cells in the...
Covid-19Who Decides When Vaccine Studies Are Done? Internal Documents Show Fauci Plays a Key Role.
Dr. Anthony Fauci will see data from government-funded vaccine trials before the FDA does. One caveat: Pfizer's study, which is...
Clinical CareUnited States Faring Poorly in Coronavirus Deaths
The United States has reported more coronavirus deaths than any other country.
Covid-19What We Know About the Airborne Spread of the Coronavirus
The emerging picture is a work-in-progress, but many of the pieces do point toward the potential for airborne transmission.
Covid-19A Real Vaccine Before the Election? It'd Take a Miracle.
There is a small chance that Pfizer's vaccine trial will yield results by Nov. 3. But it could still take...
Clinical CareStudy: Physical and Occupational Therapy Improves Pneumonia Patient Outcomes
The more physical and occupational therapy visits pneumonia patients receive while hospitalized, the lower the risk of readmission or death,...
FinanceTrump's Vaccine Czar Refuses to Give Up Stock in Drug Company Involved in His Government Role
The administration calls Moncef Slaoui, who leads its vaccine race, a "contractor" to sidestep rules against personally profiting from government...
Covid-19These Secret Safety Panels Will Pick the COVID Vaccine Winners
Shielding the identities of clinicians and statisticians on the board is meant to insulate them from pressure by the company...
Covid-19Signs of an 'October Vaccine Surprise' Alarm Career Scientists
If the executive branch were to overrule the FDA's scientific judgment, a vaccine of limited efficacy and, worse, unknown side...
Covid-19Are You Participating in a Vaccine Trial? Are You Running One? We'd Like to Hear About It.
The development and deployment of a vaccine will affect everybody on the planet. Help us identify and tell important stories.
Clinical CareResearchers Detail Challenges of Determining Coronavirus Mortality
A new journal article highlights three challenges in accounting for coronavirus deaths and offers solutions.
Covid-19NIH 'Very Concerned' About Serious Side Effect in Coronavirus Vaccine Trial
AstraZeneca, which is running the global trial of the vaccine it produced with Oxford University, said the trial volunteer recovered...