Here & Now's Robin Young talks with Helen Branswell, STAT's infectious diseases and public health reporter, for the latest on acute flaccid myelitis.
Here & Now's Peter O'Dowd learns more about one of the deadliest flu seasons in decades from STAT's Helen Branswell, who covers infectious diseases and public health.
The Natural Cycles app, now FDA approved, relies on a basal thermometer and an algorithm to tell users when it's safe to have sex without risking pregnancy.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the American Academy of Pediatrics aren't in agreement on which influenza vaccine to give children.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recently reported sexually transmitted disease rates are at a record high for the fourth year in a row.
Instead of going to lectures, students watch recordings or use unsanctioned online resources to prepare for national licensing exams.
Many children who did not experience initial birth defects have now developed secondary issues like hearing and movement problems.
A new STAT report reveals IBM's supercomputer, Watson, often provided "unsafe and incorrect treatment recommendations" for cancer.
Here & Now's Robin Young speaks with STAT's Megan Thielking about what we know — and don't know — about the safety of the live bacteria.
A new study published this week in the field of senolytics might provide a key to anti-aging. Scientists have found that in using compounds to kill off so-called senescent -...
Last week, the Food and Drug Administration approved the first drug derived from marijuana. But it doesn't contain THC.
The drug baloxavir marboxil, already approved for use in Japan, could soon change the way we battle the flu each year in the U.S.
The bills look at everything from addiction treatment to larger drug enforcement efforts to support for families.
The company says the information at risk is limited to emails and passwords, and not more sensitive personal or genetic information.
The legislation, which has been debated for years, would allow terminally ill patients quicker access to unapproved medications.
A problem pregnancy combined with genes associated with a higher risk of schizophrenia can increase the risk of schizophrenia by 12 fold, the findings show.
Many doctors now record conversations with their patients, in part to help patients remember medical instructions.
The idea that treatment can be personalized based on a patient's genetic background has been successful at treating many types of cancer.
While we know a lack of sleep can have negative health effects like an increased risk of cancer and diabetes, this study hints that night-shift work could also make our...
It's the latest step the government has taken toward solving a problem that nearly 4 million pregnant women face in the U.S. each year.