Matthew Perrone

Leukemia treatment study halted after 2 deaths

WASHINGTON — A study of an experimental treatment for leukemia was abruptly halted this week after two patient... Read more

Theranos CEO banned from running lab for 2 years


Federal regulators dealt a major blow to troubled blood-testing startup Theranos, banning its founder and CEO from owning or... Read more

FDA has questions for makers of hand sanitizer


WASHINGTON — Federal health officials want to know whether hand sanitizers used by millions of Americans work as well as... Read more

Senator renews scrutiny of pharma ties on federal panel


WASHINGTON — A high-ranking Senate Democrat is pushing for more answers on why doctors and patient advocates with financial... Read more

FDA will add strongest warning labels to most widely used painkillers

WASHINGTON — Fede­ral health regulators will add their strongest warning labels to the most widely prescribed painkillers, part of a... Read more