Gene Editing Spurs Hope for Transplanting Pig Organs Into Humans
Geneticists have created piglets free of retroviruses, an important step toward creating a new supply of organs for transplant patients.
Your Instagram Posts May Hold Clues to Your Mental Health
From the colors in photos to the filters chosen, Instagram users with a history of depression present the world differently, a study suggests.
The Dogs We Run For
It was hard to run after my dog died. Then a new one came into my life.
Living With Cancer: Chair Yoga for My Funny Bones
Radiation, chemotherapy and steroids can render bones brittle, something I learned after I slipped on ice and fractured my pelvis.
Programs That Fight Teenage Pregnancy Are at Risk of Being Cut
The Trump administration questions the impact of the programs, but teenagers say they learn to say no to sex, or at least to unsafe sex.
For Transgender Women, an Extra Dose of Fear
Many transgender women say they feel increasingly unsafe, and that “passing” is necessary for survival.
Stroke Risk Declining in Men but Not Women
Stroke has been considered a male disease, but it is very prevalent in women too, with a high risk of disability and death.
Entrepreneurship: Heart and Asthma Monitors? There’s an App for That
Start-ups by young Berkeley engineers are marketing devices for home use that will help heart patients and asthmatic children manage their conditions.
Phys Ed: Exercise as a Weight-Loss Strategy
Pushing yourself during exercise sometimes affects appetite in surprising ways, a new study found.
When the Prescription Is a Recipe
Doctors, hospitals and some workplaces are showing, not just telling, people how to lead healthier lives by making nutritious food.
Generic Drug Prices Are Falling, but Are Consumers Benefiting?
Outcry has been building over the rising cost of brand-name medications, but the price of generic drugs has been moving in the opposite direction.
Sleep Problems in Pregnancy Tied to Premature Births
Women with insomnia were nearly twice as likely to deliver before 34 weeks gestation.