Fighting antibiotic resistance: CDC tool maps progress in every state, but still more to be done

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released new data in its Antibiotic Resistance (AR)Investment Map, which shows early progress by states to combat AR. This year’s AR Investment Map features more than 170 state-reported successes—...

UN Environment and WHO agree to major collaboration on environmental health risks

UN Environment and WHO have agreed a new, wide-ranging collaboration to accelerate action to curb environmental health risks that cause an estimated 12.6 million deaths a year.

MERS antibodies produced in cattle safe, treatment well tolerated in Phase 1 trial

The round, spiked objects at center are MERS coronavirus particles.

About 3,500 babies in the US are lost to sleep-related deaths each year


WHO Director-General: invest in health to end plague in Madagascar

The Director-General of WHO has outlined his vision for a Madagascar free of plague epidemics during a three-day visit to the island nation that started on 7 January 2018.

Millions of children across Somalia vaccinated against measles in UN-backed campaign

Mothers and their children in a queue waiting to receive measles vaccinations as part...

NIH discovery brings stem cell therapy for eye disease closer to the clinic


Cellular barcoding helps scientists understand the behavior of stem cells

By tagging bone marrow cells of mice with a genetic label, or barcode, researchers were able to track and describe the family tree of individual blood cells as they form in their natural environment.

DASH ranked Best Diet Overall for eighth year in a row by U.S. News and World Report

Empanadas are a great staple of Latino cuisine. Empanapitas, a new take with pita bread, are a DASH...

Stem cell transplant for severe scleroderma improves survival, quality of life

New clinical trial findings show that a therapeutic regimen involving transplantation of a person’s own blood-forming stem cells can improve survival and quality of life for people with severe scleroderma, a life-threatening autoimmune disease.