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What We Learned in 2018: Health and Medicine

What We Learned in 2018: Health and Medicine

Flu treatment in a surge tent outside Lehigh Valley Hospital-Cedar Crest in Allentown, Pa., in January.
What We Learned in 2018: Health and Medicine

What We Learned in 2018: Health and Medicine

Flu treatment in a surge tent outside Lehigh Valley Hospital-Cedar Crest in Allentown, Pa., in January.
What We Learned in 2018: Health and Medicine

What We Learned in 2018: Health and Medicine

Flu treatment in a surge tent outside Lehigh Valley Hospital-Cedar Crest in Allentown, Pa., in January.
What We Learned in 2018: Health and Medicine

What We Learned in 2018: Health and Medicine

Flu treatment in a surge tent outside Lehigh Valley Hospital-Cedar Crest in Allentown, Pa., in January.
A report by the NIH Clinical Center shows how stealthy multi-drug-resistant bacteria can be

A report by the NIH Clinical Center shows how stealthy multi-drug-resistant bacteria can be

Bacteria do not discriminate. They thrive anywhere they have the opportunity to do so, including in one of the premier clinical centers in the US.…
U.S. Officials Warn Health Researchers: China May Be Trying to Steal Your Data

U.S. Officials Warn Health Researchers: China May Be Trying to Steal Your Data

The National Institutes of Health has a budget of $39 billion this year, with more than $4 out of every $5 distributed to researchers around the country.
When the Illness Is a Mystery, Patients Turn to These Detectives

When the Illness Is a Mystery, Patients Turn to These Detectives

Sara Mason-Silva suffers from a condition in which blood vessels become blocked and inflamed, causing intense, chronic burning pain in her hands and feet. Doctors have not been able to identify the
When the Illness Is a Mystery, Patients Turn to These Detectives

When the Illness Is a Mystery, Patients Turn to These Detectives

Sara Mason-Silva suffers from a condition in which blood vessels become blocked and inflamed, causing intense, chronic burning pain in her hands and feet. Doctors have not been able to identify the
When the Illness Is a Mystery, Patients Turn to These Detectives

When the Illness Is a Mystery, Patients Turn to These Detectives

Sara Mason-Silva suffers from a condition in which blood vessels become blocked and inflamed, causing intense, chronic burning pain in her hands and feet. Doctors have not been able to identify the
When the Illness Is a Mystery, Patients Turn to These Detectives

When the Illness Is a Mystery, Patients Turn to These Detectives

Sara Mason-Silva suffers from a condition in which blood vessels become blocked and inflamed, causing intense, chronic burning pain in her hands and feet. Doctors have not been able to identify the
The government shutdown leaves scientists without the means to research

The government shutdown leaves scientists without the means to research

Today (Jan. 11) is the 21st day of the US government shutdown. This shutdown, which is currently tied for the longest ever, shows no signs…
How to Stop Rogue Gene-Editing of Human Embryos?

How to Stop Rogue Gene-Editing of Human Embryos?

Dr. Matthew Porteus, a genetics researcher at Stanford, tried to talk a Chinese scientist out of implanting gene-edited embryos.
How to Stop Rogue Gene-Editing of Human Embryos?

How to Stop Rogue Gene-Editing of Human Embryos?

Dr. Matthew Porteus, a genetics researcher at Stanford, tried to talk a Chinese scientist out of implanting gene-edited embryos.
How to Stop Rogue Gene-Editing of Human Embryos?

How to Stop Rogue Gene-Editing of Human Embryos?

Dr. Matthew Porteus, a genetics researcher at Stanford, tried to talk a Chinese scientist out of implanting gene-edited embryos.
How to Stop Rogue Gene-Editing of Human Embryos?

How to Stop Rogue Gene-Editing of Human Embryos?

Dr. Matthew Porteus, a genetics researcher at Stanford, tried to talk a Chinese scientist out of implanting gene-edited embryos.
How to Stop Rogue Gene-Editing of Human Embryos?

How to Stop Rogue Gene-Editing of Human Embryos?

Dr. Matthew Porteus, a genetics researcher at Stanford, tried to talk a Chinese scientist out of implanting gene-edited embryos.
These Patients Had Sickle-Cell Disease. Experimental Therapies Might Have Cured Them.

These Patients Had Sickle-Cell Disease. Experimental Therapies Might Have Cured Them.

Brandon Williams received gene therapy to replace sickle cells with healthy hemoglobin. His sister, Britney, died of complications of sickle-cell disease. He has a tattoo of her name on his right arm.
These Patients Had Sickle-Cell Disease. Experimental Therapies Might Have Cured Them.

These Patients Had Sickle-Cell Disease. Experimental Therapies Might Have Cured Them.

Brandon Williams received gene therapy to replace sickle cells with healthy hemoglobin. His sister, Britney, died of complications of sickle-cell disease. He has a tattoo of her name on his right arm.
These Patients Had Sickle-Cell Disease. Experimental Therapies Might Have Cured Them.

These Patients Had Sickle-Cell Disease. Experimental Therapies Might Have Cured Them.

Brandon Williams received gene therapy to replace sickle cells with healthy hemoglobin. His sister, Britney, died of complications of sickle-cell disease. He has a tattoo of her name on his right arm.
These Patients Had Sickle-Cell Disease. Experimental Therapies Might Have Cured Them.

These Patients Had Sickle-Cell Disease. Experimental Therapies Might Have Cured Them.

Brandon Williams received gene therapy to replace sickle cells with healthy hemoglobin. His sister, Britney, died of complications of sickle-cell disease. He has a tattoo of her name on his right arm.