Genetics

US tells 23andMe to halt sales of genetic test

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is ordering genetic test maker 23andMe to halt sales of its personalized DNA test kits, saying the company has failed to show that the technology is backed by science.

Medications

Paxlovid soon will not be free for Americans

The antiviral Paxlovid has kept patients from becoming severely ill and dying from COVID-19 since it became available—at no cost to them. But by the middle of next year, the U.S. government will stop subsidizing the medication. ...

Medications

Video app eases methadone dose-confirmation burden

When methadone is given to people who want to break their opioid addiction, federal law requires those patients to initially consume their daily dose in view of opioid treatment program staff. This requirement exists in part ...

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