Cochrane Collaboration Expels Cofounder, Prompts Resignations
Cochrane Collaboration Expels Cofounder, Prompts Resignations
Physician Peter Gøtzsche, a board member of the organization, has been an outspoken critic of certain vaccines and of the pharma industry in general.
Cochrane Collaboration Expels Cofounder, Prompts Resignations
Cochrane Collaboration Expels Cofounder, Prompts Resignations

Physician Peter Gøtzsche, a board member of the organization, has been an outspoken critic of certain vaccines and of the pharma industry in general.

Physician Peter Gøtzsche, a board member of the organization, has been an outspoken critic of certain vaccines and of the pharma industry in general.

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FDA Approves Oral Drug for Fabry Disease
FDA Approves Oral Drug for Fabry Disease
Ashley Yeager | Aug 13, 2018
The medicine increases the activity of a deficient enzyme in certain patients with the condition.
Novartis and Sanofi Stockpile Meds in Preparation for Brexit
Novartis and Sanofi Stockpile Meds in Preparation for Brexit
Ashley Yeager | Aug 3, 2018
If the UK leaves the EU in March without a deal, transport of insulin and other essential drugs could be delayed.
Questions Raised About “Breakthrough” Therapies’ Clinical Support
Questions Raised About “Breakthrough” Therapies’ Clinical Support
Catherine Offord | Jul 17, 2018
Compared to other drugs, therapeutics given breakthrough status receive FDA approval on the basis of weaker trial evidence, a study finds.
Doctor Who Blocked Thalidomide Dies
Doctor Who Blocked Thalidomide Dies
Kerry Grens | Aug 11, 2015
Frances Oldham Kelsey, a physician who halted use of a drug that caused birth defects in babies, has passed away at age 101.
Study: Drug Development Costs $2.6B
Study: Drug Development Costs $2.6B
Kerry Grens | Nov 24, 2014
A new estimate finds the pricetag for taking a drug through the approval process has steadily risen over the past few decades.
Snakebites Get DNA Fingerprint Treatment
Snakebites Get DNA Fingerprint Treatment
Bob Grant | Nov 4, 2014
Researchers have developed a technique for determining the species of snake responsible for a bite by sequencing genetic material from the fang marks.
Capsule Reviews
Capsule Reviews
Bob Grant | Dec 1, 2013
Tigers Forever, High Moon Over the Amazon, Earth from Space, and Medicine's Michelangelo
Science with a Sense of Humor
Science with a Sense of Humor
Erin Weeks | Sep 13, 2013
Researchers who studied stargazing dung beetles, opera-loving mice are among recipients of this year’s Ig Nobel Prizes.
Discredited Stem Cell Researcher Fired
Discredited Stem Cell Researcher Fired
Dan Cossins | Oct 23, 2012
The researcher who falsely claimed to treat human patients with their own stem cells is dismissed, but insists that he did perform the procedure on one patient.