Friday, September 18, 2020
Stat: 79%: Percentage of the U.S. population that agrees that science has made the world a better place. Story: Scientific discovery shapes the world—from our medical care to how we live, learn, and work. In this episode, we explore the process of...
Saturday, September 12, 2020
Vaccine clinical trials are notoriously difficult to conduct. They involve thousands, or even tens of thousands, of participants, and typically go on for years. The chances that one or more of these study volunteers will develop a health issue is...
Friday, September 11, 2020
People who let down their guard and got too close to others over Labor Day weekend should get tested for Covid-19, White House coronavirus task coordinator Dr. Deborah Birx said. Much of the coronavirus spread by people who don't have symptoms is...
Thursday, September 10, 2020
The United States is closing in fast on a number that was unthinkable when the first deaths from the coronavirus were reported back in February — the 200,000th pandemic fatality, NBC News figures showed Tuesday. There were 190,327 reported deaths...
Thursday, September 10, 2020
The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in the US were greatly undercounted, mostly because of a lack of testing, a new study shows. Researchers at the University of California Berkeley School of Public Health suggest the case tally in the US does...
Thursday, September 10, 2020
Tuesday, the first day of school for more than 1. 8 million students, with a maximum of the nation’s largest districts offering only e-learning. For those who have opened their doors to students, the surveillance for the spread of the coronavirus...
Thursday, September 10, 2020
DR. SANJAY GUPTA, CNN CHIEF MEDICAL CORRESPONDENT: -- months for you. And you are the unofficial sort of testing czar in the country. So let me just say that this is Research America. So I spent the last couple of weeks gathering the research and...
Thursday, September 10, 2020
Drugmakers seeking an emergency authorization for a Covid-19 vaccine will have to meet a higher standard of efficacy than normally would be required for such a clearance, the head of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s office that handles...
Thursday, September 10, 2020
AstraZeneca has temporarily put the brakes on its late-stage, global COVID-19 vaccine trial after a participant came down with what experts call an "adverse event." "Whilst it has been reported that one trial volunteer has become ill, this may be...
Thursday, September 10, 2020
The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in the US were greatly undercounted, mostly because of a lack of testing, a new study shows. Researchers at the University of California Berkeley School of Public Health suggest the case tally in the US does...

Pages

Media Contacts

Tim Haynes
Senior Director of Communications 
 

Without continued support for health research, many of the most promising young scientists, their ideas and a myriad of potentially life-changing scientific breakthroughs will vanish into oblivion.
Paul Marinec, PhD; University of California San Francisco