Biotech

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Athira chief executive resigns as company confirms she altered research

The chief executive of biotech Athira Pharma has permanently left the company after papers she published as a graduate student were found to contain altered research. Leen Kawas was suspended …

Health Tech

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Hacking third-party apps, Amazon’s lobbying strategy, & FDA’s next steps on AI

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Noom steps into mental health, Big Health inks a big deal, & a new virtual care startup on the block

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In digital health, Series A has become the new Series B

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First Opinion

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Opinion: Making clinicians worthy of medical AI: Lessons from Tesla and self-driving cars

Tesla is in the midst of conducting an unprecedented social experiment: testing drivers of its cars to see if they are safe enough operators to receive the company’s Full Self-Driving …

Opinion: What the death rattle and capital punishment have in common

Death rattle. That’s the sound some dying people make, caused by a buildup of mucus and other secretions in the throat as the body begins to slowly lose its life …

Opinion: Listen: A Filipinx physician on health disparities disguised by data

When data shows that Asian Americans are faring better during the pandemic than other racial groups, physician and researcher Carlos Irwin A. Oronce knows that isn’t the whole story. The first …