Cancerous cells and placental ones appear to regulate the immune system in similar ways
Lawmakers, unlike executive branch employees, are allowed to engage in such activity
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
The purchases occurred after she took over the agency
Areas of Kenya without large wildlife saw tick populations rise as much as 370 percent—meaning more danger to humans. Jason G. Goldman reports.
More than 30 states already have laws that allow access to experimental treatments
To fight the opioid crisis, let substance users shoot up under medical supervision
Even after 100 years, an influenza outbreak remains the scariest scenario in public health
Researchers make plans to modify studies and prioritize public health as city reservoirs run dry
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.
Researchers found a sixfold increase in heart attacks in patients in the week following a flu. Christopher Intagliata reports.
Jeremy Farrar, director of the Wellcome Trust, talked about worldwide scientific collaboration today at the World Economic Forum.
From a rollback of environmental protections to attempts to repeal the Affordable Care Act, here’s a look at the president’s impact on science-related issues
Surveillance of Yelp restaurant reviews for terms like vomit led researchers to the sources of foodborne illness outbreaks. Karen Hopkin reports.
Researchers hope their new approach, which works well in lab animals, may save more lives
Nonstick pans allow you to cook with less oil and clean-up is a breeze. But are they safe?
Could a sensor-studded brain cap pick up signs of impairment?
The 1918 flu did not come from Spain