A novel use of bacteria could blunt the spread of dengue and other mosquito-borne diseases.
Puzzling through the cholera antibody response may help slow a disease that affects millions of people every year.
Since its founding in 1811, MGH has both faced pandemics and learned from them.
Character traits can influence heart health, cognitive decline and other health factors. Are people prisoners of their dispositions?
Obesity expert Fatima Cody Stanford looks at how physician bias around weight causes harm to patients.
A new technology quickly spreads genetic mutations in the wild. Who will keep it from getting out of hand?
The science of senescence has struggled to translate life-extending research from animals to people. Now the pace is quickening.
A portable detection system can identify disease-causing bacteria far from the laboratory.
A new, nationwide team of experts gives the toughest medical cases a chance at a breakthrough.
Public health physician Barry Levy sends a warning about climate change.