From its inception, Haven faced challenges obtaining data, staff turnover, fuzzy goals and unexpected competition. Those factors doomed the partnership from early on.
Health & Wellness
Pharmaceuticals giant Bayer is joining forces with Germany’s CureVac to support the biotech firm in its development of a Covid-19 vaccine.
AmerisourceBergen will pay $6.5 billion for the wholesale business, Alliance Healthcare, and the deal expands Walgreens’s stake in AmerisourceBergen.
Scientists used a version of Crispr gene editing to significantly extend the lifespan of mice with progeria, a rare disease that causes rapid aging and early death in children.
The biotech company said it will be able to make at least 600 million doses of its Covid-19 vaccine this year, 100 million more than it had been projecting.
Haven, which had targeted innovations in areas such as primary care, insurance coverage and prescription drug costs, is shutting down.
Readers describe debilitating symptoms that have continued for months after an initial diagnosis.
Contract-manufacturing companies working with Pfizer, Moderna and AstraZeneca to accelerate the global availability of coronavirus shots are struggling with a shortage of their own—the staff to meet the production push.
Far fewer people are being protected against Covid-19 as the process moves slower than officials had projected and has been beset by confusion and disorganization in many states.
New limits on relief may also inadvertently disadvantage hospitals with patients most severely affected by the pandemic.
Researchers fear that new Covid-19 lineages arising overseas might spread more easily, as a version is detected in Colorado, California and Florida.
Big hospital operators say they will comply with new rules to make public their prices for medical procedures starting Friday, exposing previously secret market rates after losing a legal challenge to overturn the new transparency requirement.
Researchers seeking to assess whether Moderna’s shot can prevent person-to-person spread on college campuses say they couldn’t get federal funding.
The British-developed shot is the third Covid-19 vaccine authorized in the West. Here’s how it compares to the other two.
The company says the move will provide an additional layer of protection to workers involved in making and delivering the vaccine.
A scientific advisory committee had advised lower limits on sugar and alcohol, citing health risks.
The vaccine will become the fifth to enter final-stage testing in the U.S., and if results are positive it could receive authorization sometime during 2021.
Hypnosis, now going virtual, is gaining more acceptance from doctors, researchers and entrepreneurs. But potential patients remain skeptical.
To keep fit while working from home during the Covid pandemic, a data analyst in Brooklyn got on his bike—and set himself an ambitious target.
Scientists are eyeing a potential culprit causing the allergic reactions to the Pfizer and BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine: the compound polyethylene glycol, also known as PEG.