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Theranos redux? Not really. But claim of a ‘simple’ test for breast cancer warrants scrutiny

Once again the lure of a “simple” test has made headlines. This time the catalyst was a news release issued by the UK’s National Cancer Research Institute. Its title: “Simple blood test for early detection of breast cancer.” In fact, no such test exists. As the body of the PR news release acknowledged, it’s an… Read More »

Shkreli's jail-cell business dealings draw scrutiny from the feds: WSJ

Martin Shkreli may have landed himself in more trouble with the law—and bought a longer prison sentence in the process. After the Wall Street Journal reported last week that the “pharma bro” is running a biotech company from prison, federal officials are getting involved.   The Bureau of Prisons has struck up an investigation, the newspaper reported. And if… Read More »