By Eric Alberts, John Corfield, STAT
After the Pulse shooting, Orlando Health, which treated many of the victims, created a way to connect international patients with representatives from their home countries.
By Eli Cahan, STAT
Free tuition for medical students could help improve access to care by minority patients and ease the looming physician shortage.
By Megan Thielking, STAT
Calls to U.S. poison control centers about an unapproved antidepressant that has opioid-like effects have climbed dramatically since 2015, according to a new analysis published by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
By Helen Branswell, STAT
The family of Ebola viruses has just gotten a bit bigger. The government of Sierra Leone has announced that a new species of Ebola, the sixth, has been discovered there in bats.
By Sharon Begley, STAT
The DNA damage found in the new study included deletions of thousands of DNA bases, including at spots far from the edit. Some of the deletions can silence genes that should be active and activate genes that should be silent,…
By Justin Chen, STAT
Could light one day be used to restore hearing? To try to answer that question, a team of German bioengineers surgically installed coiled strips of optical fibers in the ears of deaf gerbils.
By Orly Nadell Farber, STAT
A new study suggests that women might benefit from individualized approaches to mammograms rather than from universal guidelines.
By Meghana Keshavan, STAT
Humans are living longer than ever before. But does our species have a fixed shelf life, or could we prolong our lives indefinitely?…
By Eric Boodman, STAT
A team of biologists and chemists hopes that this alien environment might prod these floral cosmonauts into producing new and improved molecules for drugs.
Transmission of the deadly virus appears to have stopped — though it is not yet time to pull back on the response operation.
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