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Opinion: 3D bioprinting can help end organ transplant waitlists — if the FDA stops delaying

Right now, more than 100,000 Americans are waiting for organ transplants. Due to a lack of available kidneys, livers, hearts, and lungs, at least 17 of them die each day. …

Apple announces new features to share health data with doctors, track trends over time

Apple is making it easier than ever for users to make the most of the mountains of health data already in the palm of their hands. At its annual technology …

Will you accept this capital investment? Biotech and health startups bet on a strange new reality show for crowdfunding

“Mount up! Let’s hear more about this unicorn.” So begins every episode of a new reality show called “Unicorn Hunters,” built around an outlandish twist on a well-worn premise: What …

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Opinion: 3D bioprinting can help end organ transplant waitlists — if the FDA stops delaying

Right now, more than 100,000 Americans are waiting for organ transplants. Due to a lack of available kidneys, livers, hearts, and lungs, at least 17 of them die each day. …

Opinion: Why a controversial decision won’t stop me from serving on FDA advisory committees

Last week’s controversial decision by the FDA to give aducanumab, Biogen’s Alzheimer’s drug, accelerated approval turned the spotlight on the role of FDA advisory committees. News reports highlighted how the …

Opinion: A surprising pandemic side effect: People are more engaged with their health

About a month ago, one of our patients, a man in his mid-40s, came to the clinic for an in-person visit for the first time in more than 12 months. …