For patients with blood cancer or in need of a bone marrow transplant, the amino acid valine could hold answers to new treatments
Celebrity deaths highlight challenges still facing medicine
Targeting cancer cells using their own DNA could help eliminate tumors and prevent recurrences
"It never occurred to me that he was the oldest president"
Data highlight a slow year for the U.S. Food and Drug Administration
Infants carrying genes that put them at increased risk for asthma had a 27 percent decrease in developing respiratory symptoms while being breast-fed. Erika Beras reports.
Surgeon Tom Price, tapped to head Health and Human Services, has fought regulations and tried to cap malpractice suits
The substance prevents mosquitoes taking a blood meal from producing waste—causing them to swell up, and sometimes even explode. Christopher Intagliata reports.
Jim O'Neill is not a physician, but he speaks frequently at biotech industry meetings
The legislation will reshape the way FDA approves medicines
Bacteria that fight drugs called carbapenems show how easily microbes pick up medicine-defying traits
Flu forecasts within large metro areas like New York City might be improved by adding in data about the flow of commuters. Christopher Intagliata reports.
Investigators hope that a three-part protein that mimics a key part of HIV particularly well could lead to a long-awaited vaccine
Former pharma chief Martin Shkreli, criticized over high prices, first derided the students but now praises them
Tom Price has opposed abortion rights and embryonic stem cell research funding
Next generation of Trojan-horse drugs designed to minimize damage to healthy cells
Funding for the act, which aims to speed approval of new drugs and devices, may be in jeopardy
U.S. trade agency requires products say there is no scientific evidence for effectiveness
Enhancing the body's own immune system is leading to promising results in the battle against malignancy
The result could be a major setback for the strategy of attacking amyloid plaques