‘We’re Losing the Fight’: Tuberculosis Batters a Venezuela in Crisis
The disease, which until recently seemed to be under control in Venezuela, is making an aggressive comeback in the nation, overwhelming its broken...
Profiles in Science: David Reich Unearths Human History Etched in Bone
The geneticist at Harvard Medical School has retrieved DNA from more than 900 ancient people. His findings trace the prehistoric migrations of our...
Scientists Discover New Causes of Cellular Decline in Prematurely Aging Kids
Saint Louis University researchers have uncovered new answers about why cells rapidly age in children with a rare and fatal disease.
Cancer Comes Back All Jacked Up on Stem Cells
Three tumor samples collected over time from a single patient show how cancer evolves in response to treatment.
Nonfiction: When Doctors Don’t Listen to Women
Abby Norman’s “Ask Me About My Uterus” describes her quest to get proper medical attention.
Physicists Bring Order to Liquid Droplets, Offering Promise for Pharmaceutical Development
A team of physicists has developed a method to generate and self-organize liquids into well-defined patterns, a breakthrough that offers potential...
Immune Cell Target Identified That May Prevent or Delay Heart Failure After Pressure Overload
Researchers have identified a therapeutic target to prevent or delay heart failure from pressure overload of the heart, and a potential biomarker...
Spices might get teens to like vegetables, says new study
A dash of cumin or dill might help convince high school students to load up their plate with vegetables during lunchtime in the cafeteria, a small...
Male birth control pill showing promise in early trials
A new contraceptive pill, called DMAU, when taken daily could bring sperm count low enough so a man can’t get his partner pregnant.
A Surgeon's Legacy Advances Surgical Care in India
A decade ago, the late Seattle Children's surgeon, Dr. Richard Grady, began traveling to India to provide urgent surgical care to children with a...
Tissue-Engineering Advance Grows Superior Cartilage for Joint Repairs
Tissue-engineering technique based on a novel cylindrical scaffolding design seeded with collagen-secreting cells yields grafts for articular...
Pregnant Women and Moms Still Hesitant to Introduce Peanut Products
A new study shows that pregnant women and new moms aware of the 2017 guidelines on early introduction of peanuts to prevent allergy are still...