Left untreated, this viral disease can cause serious and costly health problems. Once a difficult-to-treat infection, chronic hepatitis C can now be cured by taking a regimen of daily pills for eight to 12 weeks that act directly against the virus. But there’s a hitch: This cure costs $25,000 or more per person

Quick Read

Be the first to like. Like Unlike

Quick Read

Be the first to like. Like Unlike

Quick Read

The FDA went along. Is the newest opioid any better? In the midst of a national opioid crisis, how badly do we need another formidable painkiller?

Quick Read

The edifice of STD control that has stood since World War II is crumbling

Quick Read

Shereese Hickson’s multiple sclerosis was flaring again. Spasms in her legs and other symptoms were getting worse. She could still walk and take care of her son six years after doctors diagnosed the disease, which attacks the central nervous system

Quick Read

Just 15 years ago, in a historic act of global humanitarian leadership, President George W. Bush proposed in his 2003 State of the Union address the creation of the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR). Later that year, Congress passed the United States Leadership Against HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria Act

Quick Read

Degrees of Freedom

November 20, 2018

A scientist’s work linking minds and machines helps a paralyzed woman escape her body

Quick Read