Bacteria that fight drugs called carbapenems show how easily microbes pick up medicine-defying traits
Phage therapy is not approved for regular use by the FDA
A law permitting these compulsory operations remained on the books until 1979
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.
Health ministry investigation suggests doctors, nurses and others were part of an illicit ring
Investigators hope that a three-part protein that mimics a key part of HIV particularly well could lead to a long-awaited vaccine
Paid parental leave produces healthier children and businesses
Cheap, rapid screening for diseases such as Ebola and tuberculosis could save lives in remote and impoverished places
Mitochondrial disease can somehow creep back in, even if a mother’s mitochondria are virtually eliminated in an attempt to block inherited illnesses
Tom Price has opposed abortion rights and embryonic stem cell research funding
Tom Price has championed tax credits, health savings accounts and lawsuit reforms
The virus, linked to birth defects, has also spread locally in Florida
Funding for the act, which aims to speed approval of new drugs and devices, may be in jeopardy
David Biello's new book is The Unnatural World: The Race to Remake Civilization in Earth’s Newest Age.
The president-elect could initiate a massive transformation of health care—including birth control funding. But without a replacement plan ready, lawmakers may hesitate to repeal Obamacare anytime soon...
This spring our reporter went into the lab to see how scientists are gathering clues to Zika's sudden spread around the world
Enhancing the body's own immune system is leading to promising results in the battle against malignancy
Antibiotic-resistant bacteria from livestock pose a deadly risk to people. But the farm lobby won't let scientists track the danger
Does the estrogen in cow’s milk promote the growth of hormone-sensitive cancers or cause early puberty in children? Nutrition Diva investigates
Germany to cull more than 8,000 geese on a northern farm