Early evidence suggested that gene therapy developed at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital will lead to broad protection for infants with the devastating immune disorder X-linked severe combined immunodeficiency disorder.
A multidisciplinary neuroscience study using rare, intraoperative brain recordings suggested that low frequency stimulation of a deep brain region may be able to improve cognitive function in patients with Parkinson's disease (PD).
Group says siege drives 500 Yemen children into malnutrition
Three people have died of suspected diphtheria in conflict-hit Yemen, doctors said Wednesday, as a New-York based relief group urged an end to the continuing blockade that serves as a "collective punishment" of Yemenis and risks driving 500 children into malnutrition every week.
Less than two weeks after a court ordered Julie Eldred to not use drugs while on probation, she tested positive for the powerful opioid fentanyl. The woman, who has severe substance use disorder, spent the next 10 days behind bars in Massachusetts until her lawyer could find a bed for her at a treatment facility.
Proposed United States budget cuts could put in jeopardy great progress in reducing global poverty and disease and lead to 5 million more deaths from AIDS alone, the philanthropist Bill Gates warned on Wednesday.