The Food and Drug Administration, Sarepta and the case of the missing drug data
Bariatric surgery has been shown to relieve Type II diabetes. Scientists at Glyscend are developing a drug that could mimic the effect—but with no surgery required.
Scientists have integrated blood vessels into 3D-printed tissues, keeping them alive for up to 30 days.
Biofilms—3-D mats of bacteria—kill as many people as cancer does and fight off antibiotics. Now scientists are turning biofilms’ own weapons against them
European doctors use gene therapy to correct an inherited disease and replace 80 percent of Syrian refugee's epidermis
Eggs used to grow viruses for flu shots trigger changes that leave people vulnerable
The controversial approach aims to rejuvenate old tissue
Experts debate what amateur scientists could accomplish with the powerful DNA editing tool—and whether its ready availability is cause for concern
This tool could, in theory, fix genetic mistakes that lead to about 15,000 illnesses
A company called Kick wants to market to the masses a heart medication that would be used for reversing stage fright. Some medical professionals are getting agitated
Before anesthesia, surgeons battled patient agony during each procedure. But another foe awaited them next: postoperative infection
A compound that helps rodents and monkeys slim down could offer a promising approach for human therapies
Scientists have successfully edited the genes of human embryos. What does this mean for the future of genetic engineering?
The $215-million infusion will support immunotherapy work
Shutting down the top risk gene holds potential for halting the disease process
Manufacturers must now give notice about significant price hikes
The treatment will be reviewed by an outside panel this week
Scientists are trying new ways to win over a skeptical public
Vanishing public repositories of microbes, both beneficial and deadly, have been essential for advances such as penicillin and CRISPR
RNA interference systems would target genetic sources and shut down protein production