Silicon Valley startup launches first drug development program with novel nonprofit partnership

Foster City, California-based Notable Labs – known for its automated research system for personalized drug testing – has launched its first drug development program targeting pediatric...

SLUCare picks Medial EarlySign’s AI tool to flag patients at risk for lower GI...

SLUCare Physician Group, the academic medical practice of Saint Louis University, has announced a partnership with Medial EarlySign, a startup leveraging AI technology to predict which...

Verily’s wearable smartwatch EKG feature gets FDA nod

Verily, the life science arm of Google parent company Alphabet, has received an FDA clearance for its Study Watch’s on-demand EKGs feature. The prescription-only device has the...

Editas Medicine CEO steps down as company moves into product development stage

Shares of companies across the emerging field of gene editing fell Tuesday morning as one of the more prominent players said its chief executive would leave...

Veta Health acquires licensing rights to two of Boston Children’s Hospital’s homegrown solutions

Veta Health, a New York City-based startup that helps connect clinicians and patients outside traditional care settings, has announced a strategic alliance with Boston Children’s Hospital. Through...

‘CRISPR babies’ report reveals second woman pregnant with gene-edited child

A Chinese scientist who became an international pariah after announcing the birth of gene-edited twin girls is accused of falsifying ethical review documentation and going rogue...

The NHS long-term plan: Digital ambitions

Every time a plan is published for the NHS, the health IT community holds its collective breath for a moment as it waits to see how...

Lilly cancer drug with accelerated approval fails in confirmatory trial

A drug that won accelerated approval from the Food and Drug Administration two years ago has failed in a trial designed to prove its efficacy. Indianapolis-based Eli...

Consumers don’t fully trust healthcare chatbots, study finds

A new report from UserTesting, a company offering an on-demand human insight platform, found healthcare chatbots aren’t quite meeting users’ expectations, particularly when it comes to...

WEX snaps up Discovery Benefits for $425 million

Global payments services company WEX has acquired Fargo, North Dakota-based employee benefits administrator Discovery Benefits for $425 million. Discovery Benefits provides account administration for consumer-directed benefits like flexible...

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