Why This Australia City Has Become the Food Allergy Capital of the World
And while the beauty, weather, quality of life, and vibrancy of its restaurant scene make Melbourne a great place to live, its location and climate also make it a prime spot for the prevalence of potentially lethal food allergies.
Malaria's Last Stand
What It's Like to Have Malaria 50 Times
Dr. John Lusingu has dedicated his career to studying malaria and searching for a vaccine.
Promising Antibody Therapy Wakes Up HIV Just To Kill It
A recent trial finds hope for a cloned natural antibody in fighting dormant HIV.
A Universal Cancer Vaccine Might Be Closer Than You Think
A new way of tricking the body's own immune system to attack cancer cells.
Researchers Uncover the Genetic Roots Behind Rare Vibration Allergy
How a bumpy road can give some people a full-body rash.
Ethical Questions Arise After Scientists Brew Super Powerful 'SARS 2.0' Virus
Creating powerful new viruses has benefits and dangers.
Common Antibiotics Are Making Drug-Resistant Bacteria More Powerful
That's bad news.
'Post-Treatment Controllers' Offer a Glint of Hope for a Functional HIV Cure
Some patients are able to stop antiviral therapy and remain healthy. No one quite knows why.
A New Flu Drug Works Astoundingly Well—By Not Targeting the Flu at All
Vasculotide buys the immune system time, which may be all it needs.
I Asked an Expert Which Gross Diseases I Should Panic About
"One of the scariest threats to me is pandemic flu."