Author Archives: Health

In ‘Power Grab,’ Health Secretary Azar Asserts Authority Over F.D.A.

In a stunning declaration of authority, Alex M. Azar II, the secretary of health and human services, this week barred the nation’s health agencies, including the Food and Drug Administration, from signing any new rules regarding the nation’s foods, medicines, medical devices and other products, including vaccines. Going forward, Mr. Azar wrote in a Sept.… Read More »

A Guide to Acne Care for People of Color

SATURDAY, Sept. 19, 2020 — Dealing with acne can be especially difficult for people of color, a skin expert says. Acne affects up to 50 million people in the United States each year. For people of color, acne is often accompanied by dark spots or patches called hyperpigmentation. “Acne is the most common skin condition… Read More »

Roundup: Digital immunity passports to ramp up testing, London Tech Week on AI in healthcare and more briefs

LONDON TECH WEEK: AI WILL ‘BLOW OUR MINDS’ The first virtual London Tech Week took place on 1-11 September, bringing together tech brands to discuss the unprecedented challenges facing the tech sector today. Speaking on one of the panels on AI, founder and CEO of babylon health, Ali Parsa said: “AI, like any other technology,… Read More »