October 10, 2019

Former GP Spurs 20+ Retractions Over Forced Transplants from Chinese Patients

(Medscape) – Medicine’s loss was medical ethics’ gain. Now a professor of clinical ethics at Macquarie University in Sydney, Australia, Rogers’ work to draw attention to scientific research that used organ transplants from executed prisoners in China have led to … Read More

October 7, 2019

Three Scientists Win Nobel Prize in Medicine for Discovering How Cells Sense and Adapt to Oxygen Levels

(STAT News) – Dr. William Kaelin Jr. of Boston’s Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and Harvard Medical School, Sir Peter Ratcliffe of the University of Oxford and London’s Francis Crick Institute, and Dr. Gregg Semenza of Johns Hopkins University identified “the molecular … Read More

October 4, 2019

‘It’s Really a Horrific Situation’: What One Doctor Thinks About Drug Shortages, and How to Solve Them

(STAT News) – Cutting-edge science and the development of groundbreaking and lifesaving drugs get a lot of attention, but the everyday practice of medicine is often more mundane: It doesn’t involve being CRISPR’d or having gene therapy delivered into your … Read More