A ‘Breakthrough’ Injection Could Halve Number of Migraines
Harnessing The Immune System
The Body Can Be Trained To Combat Cancer
Cancer is notoriously difficult to beat, but scientists are excited about the burgeoning field of immuno-oncology and teaching one's immune system to recognize and fight cancer.
How OxyContin Kicked Off the Heroin Epidemic
The FDA was trying to make OxyContin safer. Instead, it accidentally launched a national crisis.
HERE THEY COME
FDA Is Investigating Unauthorized Herpes Vaccine Research
In a rare move, the agency is looking into whether Southern Illinois University allowed experimental vaccine research to occur on university grounds—without safety precautions.
Whatever Happened to Mad Cow Disease?
It’s not likely to hit the U.S.—but it could happen.
A Neuroscientist Lost Her Mind From Cancer. She’s Not Alone.
She’d survived breast cancer and melanoma. Then her hand disappeared.
‘KNOW THE SIGNS’
‘Super Gonorrhea’ Is Here, But Don’t Worry—Yet
The usual antibiotics don’t cure it, and you can have it with no symptoms. Here’s hoping doctors are right that antibiotic resistance will emerge.
TUNING THE MIND’S EAR
The Magnet That Could Recover Your Memories
Transcranial magnetic stimulation has been used for treatment of schizophrenia and depression. But could it also bring back long lost memories?