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Corvids are more brainiac than birdbrain: Crows may be able to reflect and ponder their own mind

Sharon Begley | 
Research unveiled on [September 24] in Science finds that crows know what they know and can ponder the content of their ...
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Viewpoint: Here’s why excluding pregnant women from COVID vaccine efficacy and safety trials is misguided

Brenna Hughes, Laura Riley | 
To date, more than 140 drug treatments and numerous vaccines are being evaluated to treat and prevent Covid-19 infection. Vaccines ...
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The crisis facing Black women giving birth

Leslie Farrington | 
From the rich and famous to the less well-to-do, Black mothers are often not listened to when they report signs ...
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US and China buck WHO-backed global effort to expand access to COVID vaccine

Helen Branswell | 
Countries representing about 64% of the world population have signed up to expand global access to Covid-19 vaccines by funding ...
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Drugs tailored to your personal genomics: New partnership between 23andMe and GlaxoSmithKline

Kate Sheridan | 
The California-based [23andMe] is now focused on a partnership with pharma giant GlaxoSmithKline to discover new drugs using data culled ...
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Assessing Operation Warp Speed: What’s working, what’s not

Is [Operation Warp Speed] working? Roughly five months after top U.S. health officials coalesced around the idea of a public-private ...
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For untreatable diseases, should you consider unapproved stem cell therapy?

Natalya Ortolano | 
Regenerative medicine is a controversial field, still in its infancy. There are academic researchers and major biotech companies testing key ...
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Life with the pandemic: 4 ways our bodies might respond to new COVID waves

Helen Branswell | 
[Coronavirus researcher Vineet] Menachery laid out four possible scenarios for how humans might interact with SARS-2 over time — in ...
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ALS may soon be treatable with new drug combo dreamed up by a college student

Meghana Keshavan | 
Patients who took [an experimental medication for ALS] — initially dreamed up over beers and obsessive internet searching in a Brown ...
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What’s it like when mental effects of COVID-19 fester?

Elizabeth Cooney | 
Even people who were never sick enough to go to a hospital, much less lie in an ICU bed with ...
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What can be done – short of another lockdown – to corral COVID?

Helen Branswell | 
The virus suppression gains earned through the painful societal shutdowns of March, April, and May — the flattened epidemiological curves ...
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Federal government systematically shortchanging Black communities in distributing COVID aid

Casey Ross | 
[A] study in the Journal of the American Medical Association found that… funding inequities resulted from a formula that allocated large chunks of a ...
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Headspace for work app: Mindfulness science or scam?

Juliet Isselbacher | 
Demand for the mindfulness and meditation app has skyrocketed since the Covid-19 pandemic and its ripple effects began taking a ...
$10 COVID saliva test with results in three hours approved for rollout

$10 COVID saliva test with results in three hours approved for rollout

Andrew Joseph, Ed Silverman | 
[A] new test, which is called SalivaDirect and was developed by researchers at the Yale School of Public Health, allows ...
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How we are developing a coronavirus vaccine so quickly

Andrew Joseph | 
Just six months ago, when the death toll from the coronavirus stood at one and neither it nor the disease it caused had ...
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Meet STACI: STAT’s fascinating interactive guide to AI in healthcare

Casey Ross, Dominic Smith | 
The Covid-19 pandemic underscores the importance of the technology in medicine: In the last few months, hospitals have used AI ...
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‘A huge amount of wasted effort’: Most COVID-19 studies too small to yield real results

Erin Riglin, Matthew Herper | 
1,200 clinical trials aimed at testing treatment and prevention strategies against Covid-19 [have been designed] since the start of January ...
COVID-19 undercount: CDC now says as many as 24 times more people in the US infected

COVID-19 undercount: CDC now says as many as 24 times more people in the US infected

Andrew Joseph | 
[A] study, published [July 21] in JAMA Internal Medicine [determined that the true number of U.S. coronavirus cases could be ...
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Artificial consent: Unproven AI making key decisions about patients health care without their knowledge

Erin Brodwin, Rebecca Robbins | 
At a growing number of prominent hospitals and clinics around the country, clinicians are turning to AI-powered decision support tools ...
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Structural discrimination: COVID-19 illuminates healthcare inequalities for blacks

Meghana Keshavan | 
The disparities have long been documented. Black people are more likely than white people to die from cancer. They are ...
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Knocking out cholesterol genes could offer ‘one-and-done’ CRISPR cure for heart disease

Sharon Begley | 
When CRISPR “base editing” was used to knock out two cholesterol-associated genes in monkeys, the animals’ blood levels of heart-disease-causing ...
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American teens lose access to mental health care at 18 – with disastrous results

Megan Thielking | 
Age 18 is a particularly difficult time for a person to drop out of — or lose access to — ...
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Viewpoint: Anti-vax extremists bully public health officials. We can’t let them win

Richard Pan | 
Since mid-April, 27 state and local health leaders across 13 states have resigned, retired, or been fired, some citing threats ...
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‘Serious side effects’: FDA revokes emergency use authorization for hydroxychloroquine as COVID-19 treatment

Lev Facher | 
The Food and Drug Administration on [June 15] said it had withdrawn an emergency approval for use of the malaria ...
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COVID-19 vaccines unlikely to be ‘cure-alls’. That might not be such a bad thing

Helen Branswell | 
With a little luck and a lot of science, the world might in the not-too-distant future get vaccines against Covid-19 ...
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Lancet medical journal retracts much-questioned COVID-19 ‘observational study’ that raised safety alarms about hydroxychloroquine

Andrew Joseph | 
The Lancet, one of the world’s top medical journals, on [June 4] retracted an influential study that raised alarms about ...
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Viewpoint: At-home test detects cervical cancer early. It should be available to all women

Emma McKim Mitchell | 
I’m a public health nurse who has spent a career studying ways to better test women for the human papillomavirus ...
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COVID-19 hit the US as early as January, CDC analysis suggests

Helen Branswell | 
How early did local transmission of the SARS-CoV-2 virus begin in the United States? For the second time [recently], scientists ...