South Korea reported its first confirmed case of Middle Eastern respiratory syndrome, or MERS, May 20. As of June 12, there have been 126 confirmed cases with 11 deaths. More than 3,600 contacts are being monitored in an effort to contain the spread. This is the first major...
If lesser-known scientists could secure funding for their medical research projects and people could donate directly to those studies, it may be the perfect recipe to fuel health breakthroughs. That's the idea behind molecures.com.
Think "medical research," and there's a good chance you'll draw up images of drug trials aimed at investigating and ultimately producing chemicals tailor-made to address a given ailment. Indeed, a healthy chunk of medical research is focused on producing new pharmaceuticals....
Researchers explored the effects of black and Latino graduation rates from medical school, following a...
New reproductive research from the UVA School of Medicine has identified key molecular events that may play a critical role as human sperm and egg fuse to create new life. The findings could one day lead to the creation of a male contraceptive.
The overarching goal that proponents of so-called "complementary and alternative medicine" or "integrative" medicine is the mainstreaming of the "unconventional" treatments that fall under the rubric of these two terms. Indeed, that's...
A research team led by Weill Cornell Medical College scientists has discovered a way to limit replication of the most common form of HIV at a key moment when the infection is just starting to develop. The study, published June 25 in Nature Communications, has shed light...
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