With the growing use of consumer DNA tests, many have been left reeling by the news that the sperm donors that their mothers selected are not their fathers. “You build your whole life on your genetic identity, and that’s the foundation,” said one woman. “But when those bottom bricks have been removed or altered, it…
Clinics across the country are expecting to lose millions in federal funding after Planned Parenthood rejected money that came with a condition the organization deemed a “gag rule.” The women’s reproductive health care provider plans to lean heavily on donors to make up the funding gap while staff members assess how they’ll cope. Other news…
Stories of the fatal decision to skip or ration insulin have filled headlines in recent months, but new government data shows just how many people are taking those dangerous measures because of high costs. In other pharmaceutical news: Gilead’s stand-off with the government over Truvada, tips for shopping abroad for cheaper meds, and more.
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Softbank Vision Fund is a $100 billion technology-focused fund with an eagle eye on the tech that is poised to disrupt large markets, including healthcare. From hyperscaling to detailed advice on pitching, VP Sakshi Chhabra Mittal goes deep on what they’re looking for from startups, especially those that have closed their Series A and are…
Fitness trackers have bolstered the case for even light exercise. The persistent mystery, though, is which movements matter most.
How the “runner’s high” might be used as a tool to treat depression.
‘There is this climate of concern whether you can make a statement based on facts,’ said an employee at the National Institutes of Health.