Articles Tagged with “GENETICS”

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.

Genetically engineered microbes could create miniature drug factories inside the gut. Do the benefits outweigh the risks?

Medical research labs have faced a difficult stretch of closed buildings and competing priorities. Yet they have also produced milestone discoveries—and not only on COVID-19.

By studying elite controllers—people who are able to arrest the progress of HIV without medication—researchers have found a promising new path.

Every tumor begins with a genetic mutation. Understanding how they occur and what they do may revolutionize cancer treatment.

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

Poor sleep affects almost half of the country, and solutions have been hard to come by. Tracing the problem to its genetic roots may stop the tossing and turning.

Obesity expert Fatima Cody Stanford looks at how physician bias around weight causes harm to patients.

Hospitals get a step closer to conquering a deadly disease that most people have never heard of.

Students at the New York Academy of Art are using their sculptural and artistic training to reconstruct the faces of unidentified remains.