The bloodsuckers lose their appetite for attractive scents when they associate those aromas with a likelihood of being swatted. Karen Hopkin reports.
In one small, Canadian city there is now a model of a mechanical human colon
The legislation seeks federal permission to buy drugs from Canada
Viruses found in contaminated water may protect against type 1 diabetes
The medication is currently prescribed for many veterans
Cancerous cells and placental ones appear to regulate the immune system in similar ways
A century after the deadly pandemic of 1918, we're still not safe
Getting sick with a single strain does not necessarily protect you from others
Researchers recently discovered certain drugs, including one developed to treat Alzheimer’s, stimulate innate self-repair mechanisms
Testicles protect viruses from immune attack, foiling attempts to destroy the pathogens
Drugs modified by chemistry Nobel laureate Ben Feringa can be turned on and off by light, which could help keep bacteria from developing antibiotic resistance.
Novartis’s retiring CEO hopes such treatments will soon be deployed against lymphoma, other cancers
Researchers found a sixfold increase in heart attacks in patients in the week following a flu. Christopher Intagliata reports.
Researchers hope their new approach, which works well in lab animals, may save more lives
An algorithm originally designed to help robots move was useful in tackling an entirely different problem
Drugs that disrupt production of toxic proteins in the brain could work for various degenerative disorders, including Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s
Many new drugs trigger an immune reaction that cripples them—and the race is on to thwart the attack
The former pharmaceutical executive said tackling the opioid crisis will be another priority
This gene therapy for vision loss will initially cost $850,000
An early experiment demonstrates the shutting down of a faulty gene