The US House Committee on Energy and Commerce will be investigating accusations made by eight FDA scientists against the agency, reports the New York Times. The scientists say that managers at the agency have "corrupted the scientific review of medical devices" and have had devices approved when the data is ambiguous.

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Researchers test gene therapy targeting a different cancer protein in a new trial, the New York Times reports.

Pennsylvania State University researchers found that salivary microRNAs could predict which kids would have longer concussion symptoms, according to NPR.

The Associated Press reports Alex Azar, the new Department of Health and Human Services secretary nominee, made millions of dollars as a pharmaceutical executive.

In PNAS this week: immune profiling of breast cancer, transposable element patterns in rice, and more.