Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Study finds many kids with sickle cell anemia lack preventative care

Children with sickle cell anemia are vulnerable to serious infections and stroke, but many do not receive the preventative care that could help them stay healthier for longer, a Children's Hospital Los Angeles study has found.

Medical research

Researchers chart the contents of human bone marrow

A team at Weill Cornell Medicine has mapped the location and spatial features of blood-forming cells within human bone marrow. Their findings confirm hypotheses about the anatomy of this tissue and provide a powerful new ...

Medical research

Drew Weissman, Nobel-winning mRNA pioneer

Drew Weissman's decades of research into mRNA technology paved the way for COVID-19 vaccines, finally earning a Nobel prize for the physician-scientist.


Unlocking how the new Alzheimer's drug lecanemab works

Approved by the FDA earlier this year, the Alzheimer's therapy lecanemab is an antibody that reduces the buildup in the brain of a sticky peptide called amyloid-beta (Aβ), which is thought to be a main driver of the disease. ...

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