Researchers hope that the procedure could be used to restore fertility to human boys undergoing cancer treatment
An algorithm that can diagnose the disease from photographs would be especially useful in developing countries
New studies take the most comprehensive look yet into immune system activity immediately after birth
10 years after the so-called “Berlin Patient,” a second man has been put into sustained remission
A heavy skew toward white people makes precision medicine imprecise
New discoveries on ancient loops in DNA offer clues into gene regulation
Nanoscale devices convert near-infrared light into visible, green light. When injected into the eyes, they enabled mice to see in the infrared
Engineered microorganisms churn out THC, CBD and rarer, less-understood cannabis cousins
Plasma from young people offers “no proven clinical benefit” as a treatment against aging or Alzheimer’s disease, the agency says
Nick Sireau’s quest to give his sons weed killer could help thousands struggling with rare genetic conditions
A tortoise and a puffer fish inspire technology to overcome the multibillion-dollar nonadherence problem
Anxiety disorders, addiction, acute pain and stroke rehabilitation are just a few of the areas where VR therapy is already in use
The assays don't always yield results, but the information they offer can, at times, alter the course of treatment or prevention
Biologists have demonstrated for the first time that a controversial genetic engineering technology works, with caveats, in mammals
Promoters hope efforts will also offer insights into treatments used for humans
Evidence continues to mount about the link between postoperative opioid prescriptions and addiction. A new approach could help curb the crisis.
From bionic eyes to gene editing, how can we use science to bring back sight?
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The medical regulatory authorities ride a wave of clinical studies for gene therapies.
The research is promising, but a true cure for this painful condition could be years away.