Fat desensitizes the brain to a hormone that diminishes appetite
Encrypted videos enable medication monitoring from afar
Worry over environmental damage is being pitted against public health concerns
New findings at Memorial Sloan Kettering suggest a connection between fat cells and the growth of melanoma.
The link could offer a fresh avenue for treatment.
Clinicians were contacted about fatal overdoses
Mosquitoes are more likely to bite hosts when they are thirsty, possibly increasing disease spread
Health workers must plan vaccination effort amidst fighting in the eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo
The big study finding upends conventional thinking
Cape Town's recent water crisis highlights the need for better urban planning and management
Some of the children looked healthy at birth
As Ebola outbreaks occur again and again, the scramble for answers and medications is ongoing
Analyzing over 500,000 cases suggests having female physicians in the emergency room may save women’s lives
The country has been roiled by nine outbreaks of the disease
An analysis of the Hong Kong metro found microbes, including some with antibiotic resistance genes, freshly disperse throughout the system each day. Christopher Intagliata reports. ...
Experimental therapies, shipped to the DRC for its last outbreak, are still in the country
Researchers are developing diagnostics to determine which drugs might work for specific patients
Such fires are causing spikes in fine particles that threaten human health
Privacy concerns, cultural differences fuel skepticism about this approach in other settings
As mosquito-borne diseases spread, scientists are fighting back with new poisons, traps and genetic engineering techniques
Very brief reports about science and technology from around the globe.