Roche-backed startup Arch Oncology has stopped developing its anti-CD47 antibody, AO-176 and laid off all its employees. The company is in a “wind-down situation,” a former company executive wrote on LinkedIn. (Endpoints News)

Researchers in Boston posited that aging is a reversible process and able to be pushed “forwards and backwards at will,” based on experiments in mice laid out in a new study. The authors of the paper argue the findings will “transform the way we view the process of aging.” (CNN)

TikTok star Remi Bader said stopping Ozempic made her binge eating get ‘so much worse.’ Bader said she went on the medication for “actual health issues” shortly after it was approved by the Food and Drug Administration. (NBC News)

A former Takeda Pharmaceuticals worker and her boyfriend are accused of a $2.3 million scam at the company. Priya Bhambi, 39, who was fired in November after an internal investigation, and Samuel N. Montronde, 37, both of Boston, weren’t very careful about covering their tracks in the scheme, according an FBI agent’s affidavit. (STAT News)

Thousands of seniors have been hospitalized with COVID-19 over the winter and public health officials are arguing it’s due to the low uptake of the new booster shot. Only 40% of people over the age of 65 have gotten the updated vaccine. (POLITICO)