biotech, immunology
Treating Toxoplasmosis
Treating Toxoplasmosis
Jef Akst | Sep 25, 2015
While one company hikes the price of an old drug to treat the parasitic infection, academic researchers report that an approved blood pressure medication could be just what the doctor ordered.
Dengue’s Downfall?
Dengue’s Downfall?
Jef Akst | Sep 15, 2015
Researchers characterize a protein that could be key to the virus’s virulence—and to developing a vaccine against the mosquito-borne disease.
Immune Cells Can Deliver Deadly Packages
Immune Cells Can Deliver Deadly Packages
Amanda B. Keener | Sep 8, 2015
Much of the CD4+ T-cell death that occurs during HIV infection may be caused by direct delivery of the virus from neighboring cells, a study shows.
Body, Heal Thyself
Body, Heal Thyself
Jason Liebowitz | Sep 1, 2015
Reviving a decades-old hypothesis of autoimmunity
The Sounds of Silence
The Sounds of Silence
Jenny Rood | Sep 1, 2015
Science-based tinnitus therapeutics are finally coming into their own.
Hearing Help
Hearing Help
Kate Yandell | Sep 1, 2015
For decades, the only remedies for hearing loss were devices such as hearing aids or cochlear implants. Now, the first pharmaceutical treatments may be on the way.
 
TS Live: Pharma Feast
TS Live: Pharma Feast
Kerry Grens | Aug 26, 2015
A sampling of the biggest acquisitions reshaping the life sciences industry in 2015
FDA Approves 3-D–Printed Drug
FDA Approves 3-D–Printed Drug
Jef Akst | Aug 4, 2015
The US Food and Drug Administration green lights the first medicine produced by a 3-D printer for use in the human body.
The Human Touch
The Human Touch
Kate Yandell | Aug 1, 2015
Can mice with humanlike tissues better model drug effects in people?
Rethinking Lymphatic Development
Rethinking Lymphatic Development
Amanda B. Keener | Aug 1, 2015
Four studies identify alternative origins for cells of the developing lymphatic system, challenging the long-standing view that they all come from veins.