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Theranos redux? Not really. But claim of a ‘simple’ test for breast cancer warrants scrutiny

Once again the lure of a “simple” test has made headlines. This time the catalyst was a news release issued by the UK’s National Cancer Research Institute. Its title: “Simple blood test for early detection of breast cancer.” In fact, no such test exists. As the body of the PR news release acknowledged, it’s an… Read More »

Elizabeth Holmes’ lawyers in Theranos civil case want out because she can’t pay them

Elizabeth Holmes, founder and CEO of Theranos. David Orrell | CNBC Elizabeth Holmes, who once presided over blood-testing startup Theranos which was valued at $ 9 billion, can’t pay her legal bills in a class-action civil suit, according to her lawyers in the case at the law firm Cooley LLP. Cooley is handling a class-action… Read More »