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U.S. agencies warn doctors not to abruptly cut off the medications for long-time users

7 hours ago Claudia Wallis

One in three gluten-free dishes tested at restaurants contained glutenespecially GF pizzas and pastas. Christopher Intagliata reports.

18 hours ago Christopher Intagliata

Is a runaway immune reaction making a dengue vaccine dangerous?

April 3, 2019 Seema Yasmin and Madhusree Mukerjee

An experimental drug for hepatitis D triggers a cellular waste disposal system to rid mice brains of the tau protein, a major culprit in neurodegenerative disease

March 28, 2019 Simon Makin

Trial failure raises doubts about amyloid as a target for drug development

March 22, 2019 Adam Feuerstein and STAT

Propofol reduces the intensity of traumatic memories

March 21, 2019 Paul Raeburn

The new drug, Zulresso, can work in days, not the weeks it takes for current treatments

March 20, 2019 Adam Feuerstein and STAT

Medical researcher Steffanie Strathdee needed to save the life of her husband, researcher Tom Patterson, when he contracted one of the world's worst infections. She turned to phage therapy: using a virus to kill the bacteria...

March 13, 2019 Steve Mirsky

Thyroid hormone, which helps warm-blooded animals regulate body temperature, also appears to put a halt on heart regeneration. Christopher Intagliata reports.

March 7, 2019 Christopher Intagliata

Nasal spray related to the anesthetic/street drug ketamine targets treatment-resistant patients

March 6, 2019 Megan Thielking and STAT

10 years after the so-called Berlin Patient, a second man has been put into sustained remission

March 5, 2019 Kate Sheridan and STAT

Johnson & Johnson has submitted its esketamine for regulatory approval, but researchers still don't understand how the fast-acting antidepressant lifts moods

February 22, 2019 Sara Reardon and Nature Reviews Drug Discovery

Biology at the center of last years contentious gene-edited twins result may hold other benefits for brain injury

February 21, 2019 Karen Weintraub

A study shows the power of the argument dilution effect

February 20, 2019 Niro Sivanathan and Hemant Kakkar

Plasma from young people offers no proven clinical benefit as a treatment against aging or Alzheimers disease, the agency says

February 20, 2019 Rebecca Robbins and STAT

A tortoise and a puffer fish inspire technology to overcome the multibillion-dollar nonadherence problem

February 8, 2019 Knvul Sheikh

At NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital and its affiliated medical schools, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons and Weill Cornell Medical College, innovators in science and medicine are pursuing cancer research with the potential to redefine the field...

February 1, 2019

Turns out, bringing together patients, caregivers, advocates and researchers could lead to better outcomes. Heres how to begin.

January 31, 2019

Killing ticks and inoculating people has failed, so researchers try immunizing mice via vaccine-laced food

January 29, 2019 Angus Chen

Promoters hope efforts will also offer insights into treatments used for humans

January 24, 2019 Rebecca Robbins and STAT

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