In its quest to “cure, prevent, or manage all diseases,” the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative is committing more than $50 million to fund nearly 50 researchers.
Breathometer, which charmed Shark Tank investors with a gadget that could detect your alcohol levels from your breath, just settled federal charges that its claims lacked scientific evidence. It must issue refunds.
In a blog post exclusively shared with BuzzFeed News, Oscar Health — whose co-founder is the brother of Trump’s son-in-law Jared Kushner — seeks to reassure members that their Affordable Care Act coverage will remain intact for now.
Mallinckrodt Pharmaceueticals is settling federal and state charges that it bought a drug to protect a monopoly — allegations initially raised by “pharma bro” Martin Shkreli. The firm allegedly raised the price of its drug by 85,000%.
In response to customers’ fears that birth control coverage will disappear if the Affordable Care Act is repealed, on-demand birth control startups are offering discounts.
Jim O’Neill, an associate of venture capitalist Peter Thiel and a candidate for FDA commissioner under President-elect Trump, attended a fundraiser for aspiring Libertarian presidential candidate John McAfee last year.
The president-elect pledged to crack down on high drug prices during his first press conference of 2017.
After a year of heavy criticism over high drug prices, the pharmaceutical industry views the incoming Trump administration with optimism — and uncertainty. “The image of the sector has been hijacked by some bad actors,” said PhRMA’s chief.
The startup is laying off salespeople who were selling its cancer-screening test.
Employers aren’t just tracking your steps anymore, but your zzz’s.
Shut-downs, acqui-hires, and literal explosions.
All the apps, hacks, habits, and products that made our lives a little better in 2016.
If the pharmaceutical industry wants to fully embrace advertising on social media, it’ll have to avoid antagonizing the FDA.
After customer complaints about non-working and no-show Sona bracelets, wearable startup Caeden says it is offering refunds and finally filling orders.
Patients usually don’t earn any money when they contribute to scientific discoveries and therapies. Some genetics startups want to change that.
A study provides an early glimpse into Apple’s much-hyped attempt to transform its smartphones into scientific research tools.
Can the tech industry code the cure to our insomnia?
A biohacker thought he could sell something cool without consequences. The FDA thought otherwise.
As many as 40 people are feared to have died after the blaze at the artists warehouse in Oakland, California, on Friday.