Common respiratory viruses and bacteria are likely behind the uptick in pediatric pneumonia in Warren County, Ohio.
Among people on HIV meds, young children are the likeliest to die, often due to late diagnosis or treatment interruptions.
Researchers used an algorithm to scour databases of bacterial genomes for never-before-seen CRISPR systems.
In a study that included genetic data from more than 1 million people, scientists started to unravel the genetics of cannabis use disorder.
Declines in measles vaccination during the COVID-19 pandemic have been tied to an uptick in measles cases, deaths and major outbreaks worldwide.
Hundreds of endoscopy patients at a Massachusetts hospital were potentially exposed to blood-borne pathogens, the health care facility reported.
Researchers have raised concerns about the high number of kids and preteens consistently taking melatonin, because the long-term safety of the sleep aid has not been well-studied.
Using a CRISPR-guided technique called "base editing," scientists edited the genes of liver cells in 10 people's bodies.
U.S. and Canadian health officials are separately investigating Salmonella outbreaks, both related to pet foods, in their countries.
New Jersey health officials are looking for a potential source of the unusual surge in Legionnaires' disease seen in two counties.
There's now an FDA-approved vaccine for chikungunya, a mosquito-spread virus that can cause fever, severe joint pain, and rarely, death.
This is the first whole-eye transplant performed in a person, and it was completed alongside a partial face transplant.
Doctors at Northwestern Medicine used breast implants and an artificial lung to keep a patient stabilized until his double-lung transplant.
New guidelines from the American Cancer Society suggest millions more people should get yearly lung cancer screenings than were previously recommended to.
A new antibody shot called Beyfortus was recently approved to protect babies from RSV, but it's in short supply this season.
The British Antarctic Survey detected cases of highly pathogenic bird flu in seabirds on Bird Island, located in the Antarctic region in the South Atlantic.
Scientists have demonstrated that an AI system called a neural network can be trained to show "systematic compositionality," a key part of human intellect.
The most detailed atlas of the human brain ever devised includes many cell types we've never seen before.
GLP-1 agonists like Ozempic come with a higher risk of severe GI issues than a different common weight-loss drug does.
An updated COVID-19 vaccine made by Novavax has been authorized by the FDA, joining the two vaccines already cleared for use.
The World Health Organization has recommended the use of a malaria vaccine called Matrix-M, which is anticipated to boost the vaccine supply.
The CDC issued a draft of its guidance for how and when the antibiotic doxycycline should be used as a preventive treatment for STIs, a regimen known as doxy-PEP.
Scientists uncovered viruses that infect bacteria, called bacteriophages, in animal poop and are testing whether they could work as antibiotics.