TB remains a big killer despite the development of a better test for detecting the disease
Chemical innovations lure in and kill the disease-carrying insects
Wartime clinicians have taught us a lot about fighting infection
Although heavy drinking poses the greatest problem, even low consumption can increase the risk
The global health agency wants a massive change in livestock practices. But will it work?
Eggs used to grow viruses for flu shots trigger changes that leave people vulnerable
Antibodies from a first bout can raise the risk of more severe disease if the virus is contracted later
Beijing is also seeking to limit production of the compound
The commission put no dollar figure on how much it would cost to support its solutions
School immunization laws are working
Not getting a flu shot could endanger more than just one’s own health, herd immunity calculations show
Operations after noon have fewer bad outcomes
The move makes it easier for treatment to be prescribed remotely, but does not allocate more money for the crisis
A company called Kick wants to market to the masses a heart medication that would be used for reversing stage fright. Some medical professionals are getting agitated
The island nation is battling the deadliest form of the disease
Firearm deaths and injuries went up in California communities after gun shows in neighboring Nevada—but not after more strictly regulated California gun shows. Christopher Intagliata reports.
Mosquitos stealthily float off us after filling up, by virtue of fast wingbeats that generate almost instant lift with only an imperceptible additional push from the legs.
Researchers are seeking approval from regulators for this quicker, easier treatment
Before anesthesia, surgeons battled patient agony during each procedure. But another foe awaited them next: postoperative infection