Cathryn Delude

Miniature versions of organs help scientists understand disease and fine-tune treatments in ways that work in mice can’t match.

Tropical diseases thrive little noticed and unaddressed in the poorest areas of the United States.

A breakthrough Ebola vaccine was grown in tobacco leaves. Are genetically modified plants the future of pharmaceuticals?

A stressful childhood can have psychological and physiological fallout in adulthood. Researchers are now narrowing in on how stress wounds the brain and the body.

A new generation of cancer treatments harness an internal ally—the power of the immune system.

Dementia care has an end-of-life problem. The author explores the system’s shortfalls through her mother’s last days.

A brief history of quarantine in policy and popular prose.

Treating the epidemic means re-evaluating a public health tool with a storied past.

The success of pediatric cancer therapies has a downside: adults with lingering health problems caused by their treatments.

The mysteries of celiac disease prove to be more intricate than expected.