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STAT - Including patient voices in helping determine the value of new medicines is far less complicated or demanding than some researchers believe it will...

  • Opinion: Patients, their family members, and the general public have historically been excluded from deciding the value of medicines. We believe that their voices and views should be essential to the conversation. https://t.co/iQUNwysQu8

STAT - Google is again facing questions about its $2.1 billion bid for Fitbit. The biggest sticking point: How will it use Fitbit’s trove of health...

  • Google is again facing questions from regulators about its $2.1 billion bid for Fitbit. The biggest sticking point: How will the tech giant use Fitbit’s trove of health data? https://t.co/zNzs2KpHPf #Goggle #Fitbit #HealthTech

STAT - Trade secrets are an important tool for companies looking to turn a profit. But they are an impediment to fighting pandemics like...

  • Opinion: Trade secrecy operates as a complicated and poorly understood impediment to public health advances, even as individual entities may benefit from their power. https://t.co/xn3S4oHA76

STAT - Relay Therapeutics, a Cambridge, Mass.-biotech, plans to raise $250 million when it goes public, amid strong recent stock market debuts by other biopharma...

  • Relay Therapeutics, a Cambridge, Mass.-biotech, plans to raise $250 million when it goes public, amid strong recent stock market debuts by other biopharma startups. https://t.co/tpL6ecOC1W

STAT - Patients can sort the apps by whether they’ll have to pay for it, its services, the intensity of its privacy policy, and the clinical...

  • Patients can sort the apps by whether they’ll have to pay for it, the kinds of services it offers, like mood tracking or journaling, the intensity of its privacy policy, and the clinical evidence that supports it. https://t.co/Mr7qMwmU7m

STAT - The students are grappling with frustration and uncertainty following the release of federal rules that could bar them from staying in the...

  • International students completing their medical and doctoral degrees in the U.S. are wrestling with frustration and uncertainty following the release of federal rules that could bar them from staying in the country. https://t.co/awHCPjrR9X

STAT - “A 3.5% increase isn’t egregious, but this is a year when everyone is tightening their belt,” said David Maris of Phalanx...

  • Despite the economic hardships the Covid-19 pandemic has created for many Americans, drug makers raised list prices on 42 brand-name medicines by an average of 3.5% this month. https://t.co/azTsJTBFW6

STAT - By transfusing blood from exercising mice into sedentary ones, researchers have found a protein that seems to help counter memory loss from...

  • Exercise has been shown to slow cognitive decline in aging, but scientists haven’t known why. Now, by transfusing blood from exercising mice into sedentary ones, researchers have found a protein that seems to underlie restorative effects in the brain. https://t.co/96v1FFYZJP

STAT - “There is no viable market today for antibiotics and the pipeline is near collapse,” said Eli Lilly chief executive officer David...

  • In response to heightened concerns over antibiotic resistance, two dozen of the world’s largest pharmaceutical companies have formally launched a $1 billion for-profit venture fund to replenish the global medicine chest with novel treatments. https://t.co/XxnGI7cwNS

STAT - The World Health Organization announced an independent review of the international response to the Covid-19 pandemic on...

  • The @WHO announced an independent review of the international response to the Covid-19 pandemic on Thursday, an action the organization’s member states tasked it with earlier this year. https://t.co/dvPQU9ue5Y #COVID19