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The Long, Meticulous, and Sometimes Perilous Journey of an International Vaccine

The Long, Meticulous, and Sometimes Perilous Journey of an International Vaccine

The Long, Meticulous, and Sometimes Perilous...

About half the world’s vaccines go to sub-Saharan Africa. Time and temperature can make getting them there safely tricky.

The Future of Diabetes

The Future of Diabetes

The Future of Diabetes

The next generation of diabetes treatments involve overriding glucose absorption in the kidneys, an uptick in gut hormones, and ditching the finger prick. 

Germs 101 (infographic)

Germs 101 (infographic)

Germs 101 (infographic)

A pathogen - commonly known as germs- is a living particle that causes disease or illness, most often by disrupting the normal functioning of the human body.

Diagnosing Paintings to Unlock Medical Mysteries

Diagnosing Paintings to Unlock Medical Mysteries

Diagnosing Paintings to Unlock Medical Mysteries

Physician’s turn their eyes to canvases to diagnose the ailments hidden in famous works of art.

Flashback: Iron Lung

Flashback: Iron Lung

Flashback: Iron Lung

A medical miracle made of metal helped polio sufferers to breathe in the 1900s.

4 Breakthroughs in Breast Cancer Treatment

4 Breakthroughs in Breast Cancer Treatment

4 Breakthroughs in Breast Cancer Treatment

Advances in genetic testing, immunotherapy, and other areas are transforming the way we treat breast cancer. 

Mosquito as Deadly Menace

Mosquito as Deadly Menace

Mosquito as Deadly Menace

Mosquitoes are the deadliest animals on Earth, killing 725,000 people a year and sickening millions of others.

9 Things You Didn’t Know About Vaccines

9 Things You Didn’t Know About Vaccines

9 Things You Didn’t Know About Vaccines

Vaccines have a long and storied history, from milkmaids’ cowpox pustules to snorting the scabs of infected people.

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