Research in space, absent gravity’s pull, is shedding light on earthbound problems, from osteoporosis to immune deficiencies.
For tumors, it’s a grow-or-die world, and a renewed focus on cell metabolism aims to deprive them of the fuel they must have.
The trend of publishing research on the Web is raising concerns about how medical advances are judged and disseminated.
Not taking medicine as directed exacts a heavy toll on disease and death. New approaches, high tech and low, could make a difference.
Peter L. Slavin and David F. Torchiana examine the pros and cons of hospital mergers.
Proto readers share their thoughts on antibiotic resistance and research funding.
Help for Parkinson’s patients from an unlikely corner: the Mark Morris Dance Group.
Cardiologist Barbara-Natterson Horowitz explains why the most humanistic medicine today is being practiced by veterinarians.
The popularity of C-sections is on the rise.
A computer model reveals why some airports might be better spreaders of contagious disease than others.
To quarantine or not to quarantine? To this day, difficult public health case Typhoid Mary still begs the question.
Solutions to the shortage of home health workers can't wait much longer.
Several drugs that stop the virus by blocking different pathways are nearing FDA approval.
An influential measurement uses a Moneyball approach to rank medical journals.
A human guinea pig and photographer shares his experience as a medical study participant through his camera lens.