Health & Medicine

Human history has been marked by an unending struggle against bacteria and disease, but each day brings us new research, getting us closer and closer to the cures. Here, we’ll track the research that is transforming our understanding of the human body and, ultimately, saving lives.

One number would show your risk of developing five different diseases based on your DNA.

August 15, 2018

From black and white to color, thanks to 3D color x-rays we can now see inside our bodies in ways we never have before.

August 15, 2018

Arigos says it could start freezing human organs by 2020.

August 15, 2018

Critics argue that Natural Cycles is neither safe nor effective.

August 14, 2018

5,000 other lawsuits like this one are already in the works.

August 13, 2018

"Are we really willing to pay the cost when living on credit runs out?"

August 10, 2018

And their research could lead to a preventative treatment.

August 9, 2018

It's a strong signal that it could work for humans, too.

August 1, 2018

A huge proportion of the world's drugs are manufactured in China.

July 24, 2018

If smallpox breaks out, now we have a quick way to fight it.

July 16, 2018