Gene therapies can cost million of dollars. Kevin Doxzen explains why creative new payment systems are needed to help fund treatment.
The World Health Organization has called for a moratorium on COVID-19 vaccine booster shots, to enable low-income countries to get more people vaccinated.
Researchers at Yale have developed ways to effectively map variations in individual symptoms to mental illnesses, such as major depression, schizophrenia, or anxiety.
The natural world is an important source of medicines. PCR tests for COVID-19 are only effective due to a bacteria discovered in the Yellowstone National Park.
The virus that causes COVID-19 is mutating constantly, and often these changes have little impact. The WHO is currently tracking four variants of concern.
Dr. Debbie-Ann Shirley, associate professor of pediatrics at the University of Virginia, addresses parents' concerns about COVID-19 vaccines for children.
Microfluids travel through channels thinner than a hair which can be made of glass, polymers, paper or gels and tiny valves can turn the flow on or off.
When we contract infectious diseases such as the flu, our cells can die to stop pathogens in their tracks before they spread further through our body.
Previously, bones that needed replacing would firstly need to be built in a laboratory. New technology means that, soon, it will be possible to ‘print’ bone tissue inside the body.
Nanodiamonds can be used as an alternative to existing microscopic markers helping scientists research celluar diseases, like cancer.
This report outlines the Precision Medicine Readiness Principles project, which will produce a living document offering benchmarks for those wishing to advance precision medicine in their...
Public concern about climate change has risen, but a study shows that widespread lack of knowledge exists regarding how rising temperatures impact the spread of disease.
Lucy van Dorp, an expert in microbial genomics, answers key questions about the new COVID-19 variant, including how effective the vaccine will be against it.
By averting economic disaster and helping to end the pandemic, 10 major economies could be $466 billion better off by 2025, new data finds.
The Asia Pacific Vaccine Access Facility (APVAX), will provide support for procurement and transporting of vaccines from place of purchase to ADB’s developing members.