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Taking organs from another species and making them work in humans is potentially a quantum leap in medicine. Here’s a summary of what got us there.

They represent a small minority of victims. But their illness could hold valuable lessons about how COVID-19 works—and how to stop it.

Genomic analysis details how SARS-CoV-2 spread through Boston.

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For decades, a tiny encampment of researchers has held that statin treatment is a hoax. In a time when contrarian views roar to life on social media, how can medicine keep minority opinions from doing irreparable harm?

Two years in deep space will subject the body to unprecedented stresses. Scientists are probing the secrets to survival.

A freak explosion tore through the quiet Nova Scotian city, prompting one of the most dramatic medical responses in history.