A sweeping study in The Lancet finds that longstanding progress in treating diseases and reducing childhood deaths is in jeopardy.
A new technique uses the CRISPR molecule to snip away at the part of RNA viruses that allows them to spread infection by making copies of themselves.
With lockdown drills now commonplace in public schools, experts question if they're doing more harm than good. "We don't light a fire in the hallway to practice fire drills," one professor tells NPR.
The council agreed to continue the debate until next week, and postpone voting on the design contract for at least another week.
The hearing on Thursday will use Missouri — where the last remaining clinic that provides abortion could close over a dispute with health regulators — as a case study.
Infection specialists debate whether it's better to aim all their strongest antibiotics at once at multi-resistant germs, or save the most innovative drugs for use only as a last result.
Marc Jolin, the director of the Joint Office of Homeless Services, warned that the number of people who report being homeless for more than a year has grown — even as the county’s overall homeless population continues to hover around 4,000.
Samuel Shem's 1978 novel, The House of God, was a sardonic look at U.S. medicine through a young doctor's eyes. Shem's new fiction checks in with the same crew in the age of medicine by smartphone.
Childhood vaccines are often subsidized in the poorest countries. , but not for those moving up the wealth ladder.
The pattern was trapping particles close to the ground, causing potential breathing difficulties for young children and those with heart and lung problems.
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Residents of one of the world's most polluted cities are getting fed up with government inaction — and a few questionable tweets aren't helping.