WHO Halts Hydroxychloroquine Testing Over Safety Concerns
WHO Halts Hydroxychloroquine Testing Over Safety Concerns
A paper published in The Lancet reported that hospitalized COVID-19 patients taking the drug had a higher risk of death, although some researchers have raised questions about the data.
WHO Halts Hydroxychloroquine Testing Over Safety Concerns
WHO Halts Hydroxychloroquine Testing Over Safety Concerns

A paper published in The Lancet reported that hospitalized COVID-19 patients taking the drug had a higher risk of death, although some researchers have raised questions about the data.

A paper published in The Lancet reported that hospitalized COVID-19 patients taking the drug had a higher risk of death, although some researchers have raised questions about the data.

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How Aripiprazole’s Promise for Treating Autism Fell Short
How Aripiprazole’s Promise for Treating Autism Fell Short
Hannah Furfaro | Feb 27, 2020
Aripiprazole, marketed as Abilify, is widely thought to be safer than risperidone, the only other drug approved for use in autistic children. A decade’s worth of data suggests that is not true.
Trial of Gene Therapy for Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy Put on Hold
Trial of Gene Therapy for Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy Put on Hold
Catherine Offord | Nov 12, 2019
The US Food and Drug Administration halts a study by Solid Biosciences after a patient experiences severe side effects following treatment.
Artificial Intelligence Shakes Up Drug Discovery
Artificial Intelligence Shakes Up Drug Discovery
Bianca Nogrady | Apr 30, 2019
The pharmaceutical industry is looking to machine learning to overcome complex challenges in drug development.
Tuberculosis Can Emerge After Cancer Immunotherapy
Tuberculosis Can Emerge After Cancer Immunotherapy
Ashley Yeager | Mar 31, 2019
At least a handful of patients have developed active TB after receiving cancer treatment designed to boost the immune system’s antitumor response.
Many Non-Antibiotic Drugs Affect Gut Bacteria
Many Non-Antibiotic Drugs Affect Gut Bacteria
Catherine Offord | Mar 19, 2018
A new study finds that more than 200 human-targeted, non-antibiotic drugs inhibit the growth of bacterial species that make up part of the human microbiome.
Recipients of Experimental Herpes Vaccine File Lawsuit
Recipients of Experimental Herpes Vaccine File Lawsuit
Catherine Offord | Mar 14, 2018
The suit claims that Rational Vaccines, the company of recently deceased researcher William Halford, violated US and international laws when it carried out the procedure.
Opinion: Token Pharmacovigilance
Opinion: Token Pharmacovigilance
Peter Doshi | May 23, 2017
A US government website for collecting reports of side effects associated with vaccines is broken. Why has no one noticed?
Circadian Atlas Chronicles Gene Expression
Circadian Atlas Chronicles Gene Expression
Kate Yandell | Oct 27, 2014
Researchers have mapped the times of day when mouse genes are transcribed across 12 organs.
Gene a Pain for Statin Users
Gene a Pain for Statin Users
Kate Yandell | Aug 28, 2013
A genetic variant may help explain why some patients experience muscle discomfort and dysfunction while taking the cholesterol-lowering medications.