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A team of Vanderbilt University scientists and engineers led by Professor John P. Wikswo has won an R&D 100 Award for their MultiWell MicroFormulator...
By 2060, 15 million Americans will have Alzheimer's dementia or mild cognitive impairment, according to a new study. For now, there's no cure, but the..
A clinical trial almost 10 years in the making has revealed that risky, but powerful, clot busting drugs and medical devices do not improve outcomes f..
The government funding situation is a mess. Congress averted a shutdown over the weekend, but lawmakers are not out of the woods yet. House and Senate..
New tests to detect early Lyme disease - which is increasing beyond the summer months -could replace existing tests that often do not clearly identify..
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ST. LOUIS -- In early results published in The Lancet, researchers report that an investigational Zika vaccine was well-tolerated and stimulated poten..
Results from two Phase 1 clinical trials show an experimental Zika vaccine developed by government scientists at the National Institute of Allergy and..
The investigational Zika purified inactivated virus (ZPIV) vaccine was well-tolerated and induced an immune response in participants, according to ini..
Results from two Phase 1 clinical trials show an experimental Zika vaccine developed by government scientists at the National Institute of Allergy and..
The investigational Zika purified inactivated virus (ZPIV) vaccine was well-tolerated and induced an immune response in participants, according to ini..
I'm here with Dr. Jen Ashton with that warning about the flu season. Jen, thanks for coming back. Yeah. Nih is warning this could be a pretty tough on..
Modestly salaried, willingly overworked, and gifted with a penchant for detecting campus seminars with free food, graduate students serve as the bedro..
Bottom Line: Differences in the genes expressed in non-small cell lung cancers (NSCLCs) from some African-Americans and European-Americans suggest tha..
Differences in the genes expressed in non-small cell lung cancers (NSCLCs) from some African-Americans and European-Americans suggest that there are r..
Researchers at the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard have taken the Connectivity Map—a widely used resource of tools and data—to new heights with a m..
LONDON (Reuters)—Researchers announced the launch of two big studies in Africa on Thursday to test a new HIV vaccine and a long-acting injectable drug..
Scientists announced the launch of another large HIV vaccine efficacy study on Thursday, fueling hopes for a protective shot against the virus that ca..
The first large-scale clinical trial of a long-acting injectable medication for HIV prevention in-----active women has begun. The study in southern an..
A study published today in the New England Journal of Medicine provides real-world evidence that implementing a combination of proven HIV prevention m..
LONDON, Nov 30 (Reuters) - Scientists announced the launch of another large HIV vaccine efficacy study on Thursday, fuelling hopes for a protective sh..
(Reuters) - ViiV Healthcare, GlaxoSmithKline Plc’s HIV unit, said on Thursday it started an African study to evaluate long-acting injectable drug for ..
A study published today in the New England Journal of Medicine provides real-world evidence that implementing a combination of proven HIV prevention m..
Much like a forensic team recreates a scene to determine how a crime was committed, researchers at the University of New Hampshire are using scientifi..
Academic medical centers (AMCs) in the U.S. are navigating an increasing shift in research funding from historic public funding (e.g., NIH) to private..
Just how common is COPD? And just how disheartening and confusing can a diagnosis be? These are questions our Senior Contributor Ted Koppel has been g..
Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (CJD)--the human equivalent of mad cow disease--is caused by rogue, misfolded protein aggregates termed prions, which are in..
National Institutes of Health (NIH) scientists and collaborators at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine have detected abnormal prion pr..
In its 41-year-old history as the White House hub of innovation, the Office of Science and Technology Policy has never gone this long without a leader..
Dr. Francis S. Collins, known for his landmark discoveries of disease genes and his leadership of the Human Genome Project, is the director of the Nat..
One of the leading causes of death in the United States is often under-reported and misunderstood.  Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, or COPD, is..
President Trump prides himself on getting by with just four or five hours of sleep at night, which leaves him plenty of time early in the morning to s..
In the fight against brain damage caused by stroke, researchers have turned to an unlikely source of inspiration: hibernating ground squirrels. While ..
Researchers at Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School published a study suggesting that gut bacteria at young age can contribute to multiple scler..
Philadelphia, November 17, 2017 - Prematurity is the main complication of pregnancy, and 15 million babies are born preterm worldwide each year. Proge..
Progesterone is a natural hormone produced by the ovaries in early pregnancy, and then later by the placenta. A decline in progesterone action is impl..
Nevan Krogan, PhD, is a mapmaker, but the object of his exploration is not any newfound continent or alien world. Instead, he and his colleagues map c..
A clinical study aims to find out if artificial intelligence is better suited to talk death with patients than doctors. Specially designed chatbots ar..
Researchers from the National Institutes of Health and the University of Chicago improved the speed, resolution, and light efficiency of an optical mi..
Fitbit Inc. (NYSE:) has had a tough few years. The company has seen its share price decline steadily since 2015 and investors have been unwilling to t..
ARLINGTON, Va. -- Nov. 10, 2017 -- Total U.S. investment in medical and health R&D in the U.S. grew by 20.6% from 2013 to 2016 led by industry and the..
Celgene Corporation recently announced results from two phase 3 trials evaluating the efficacy and safety of the drug ozanimod. Ozanimod was invented ..
LA JOLLA, Calif. - Nov. 9, 2017 - Celgene Corporation recently announced results from two phase 3 trials evaluating the efficacy and safety of the dru..
Fitbit Inc (NYSE:) appears to be the clear favorite in the medical community. In a big boost for the company, the National Institutes of Health (NIH) ..
This week, publication of a special issue on Advances in HIV Prevention, Treatment and Cure begins in PLOS Medicine, advised by guest editors Linda-Ga..
The All of Us project is a nationwide effort to collect data -- like lifestyle, environmental and biological information -- from over one million peop..
In his 2015 State of the Union, President Obama announced the Precision Medicine Initiative — a massive research project designed to gain more insight..
UC San Francisco researchers have discovered a gene vulnerability that could let oncologists wipe out drug-resistant cancers across many different can..
New Orleans, LA (November 3, 2017) -- The results of numerous high-impact clinical trials that could affect kidney-related medical care will be presen..
But eat enough of those sticks or candies, and you could suffer the consequences. We're not talking about weight gain or tooth decay. We're talking bo..