Infection with the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) during pregnancy does not appear to increase the risk of complications during delivery or negatively impact the health of newborns, according to a new JAMA study.

A roundup of some of the latest scientific studies on the novel coronavirus and efforts to find treatments and vaccines for Covid-19, the illness caused by the virus.

Boehringer Ingelheim’s Animal Health USA division will reimburse $379,089 in back pay and interest to 75 female employees to resolve alleged wage discrimination at the company’s St. Joseph, Missouri, facility.

German drugs and pesticides group Bayer will pay around $1.6 billion to settle the majority of U.S. claims involving the Essure birth-control device.

Geeta Vemuri is a trailblazer. Following her time as a Managing Partner at Baxter Ventures and Baxalta Ventures, Vemuri founded Agent Capital, a healthcare venture capital firm focused on investing in novel, differentiated therapeutics and treatments that address unmet patient needs.

Rebecca Vaught never set out to become an entrepreneur, but that’s exactly what happened when she launched Van Heron Labs during 2020 with a goal of reframing the understanding of the body’s organismal and cellular performance.

Gilead Sciences reported additional data from the company’s Phase III SIMPLE-Severe trial and a real-world retrospective group of patients with severe COVID-19. 

75 top Alzheimer’s and dementia experts collaborated on a 10-year strategic plan for researchers, policymakers and caregivers   May 21, 2020 –– A new report released today by AARP and the Women’s Alzheimer’s Movement (WAM) synthesizes years of data and findings to help explain why women are disproportionately affected by Alzheimer’s disease. Two-thirds of the 5.8 […]

Recent reports revealed that the infection rates between adults and children were similar since the novel coronavirus hit the world in 2019, but men are more likely to exhibit severe symptoms. The report also highlights the importance of contact tracing to help mitigate infection rates.