A mouse study demonstrates it is possible to separate the substance’s ability to enhance sociability from its addictive potential
As the number of precision medicines grows, so does the challenge of assuring their quality. Solutions are waiting in the wings.
An emerging measure for predicting cancer treatment outcomes could dramatically speed clinical trials and the approval of new therapies. What stands in the way?
Will the benefits of aducanumab be enough to justify FDA approval, given its small benefit and high price?
The “Ready, Set, PrEP” program will provide donated drugs that could protect up to 200,000 people a year for 11 years
Although not practical in many areas, the approach reveals clues to how the immune system battles the infection
Former Enron employee John Arnold and his wife Laura have financed much of the Democrats’ efforts to cut prescription drug costs
Students were given placebos and told they were placebos, yet the intervention helped
Most of the time we don't know if they are better than the old ones
While the number of deaths has gone down since 2013, new infections—such as the deadly Candida auris—have appeared
A new tool enters a pivotal pilot study
The compound is found in everything from coffee to cookies, but the research on its efficacy is scant
Many businesses claim they’re using it, but they’re kidding themselves—and they’re kidding you, too
The approval of Merck’s vaccine comes after decades of research aimed at preventing the deadly disease
Yes, but it will help doctors, not replace them
I’ve now treated several patients with the new cancer gene therapy called CAR-T, but there’s still a lot to learn
A prominent oncologist urges continuous testing of everyone from birth onward with implanted devices that detect cancerous cells before they spread
The drug targets the connection between the brain and the microbiome
Treatment first used in the early 20th century is showing promise against deadly infections
The finding that the virus causes “immune amnesia” further highlights the importance of vaccination