Myriad Genetics has a patent on the genes that cause malignant breast and ovarian cancer, and their brutal defense of this patent this has blocked early detection, treatment, and research.
A new strain of coronavirus is infecting people across the Middle East and has even spread to the UK. Is careless use of biotechnology to blame for these new superbugs?
This week, reports of a "superbug" resistant to antibiotics, more deadly than AIDS - are shown to be hyperbole. But we should still pay attention to the crisis of antibiotics abuse in the US.
A new strain of avian influenza has emerged in China. Officials are calling it one of the most lethal strains they have seen so far.
The projected cut to global health for this fiscal year totals in at $443 million dollars, even though foreign aid as a whole only constitutes 1% of the federal budget.
Obesity is becoming an epidemic in the nation. Why won't policymakers make this a top priority?
Hangovers are costly for the economy. But where is the research on them?
A cool new DNA mapping kit allows you to learn about your genetic makeup for less than $100.