First RNAi Therapy Approved by FDA
First RNAi Therapy Approved by FDA
Alnylam’s patisiran interferes with the production of a mutated protein present in people with hereditary transthyretin amyloidosis.
First RNAi Therapy Approved by FDA
First RNAi Therapy Approved by FDA

Alnylam’s patisiran interferes with the production of a mutated protein present in people with hereditary transthyretin amyloidosis.

Alnylam’s patisiran interferes with the production of a mutated protein present in people with hereditary transthyretin amyloidosis.

genetically modified, neuroscience, disease & medicine
Image of the Day: Electrify
Image of the Day: Electrify
Sukanya Charuchandra | Aug 9, 2018
Researchers have identified what makes synapses strong or weak in fruit flies.
Former Congresswoman, HHS Secretary Margaret Heckler Dies
Former Congresswoman, HHS Secretary Margaret Heckler Dies
Catherine Offord | Aug 7, 2018
Appointed by Ronald Reagan, Heckler led the agency from 1983 to 1985, and helped promote research into AIDS.
Zika’s Effects on Babies Can Show Up Later
Zika’s Effects on Babies Can Show Up Later
Kerry Grens | Aug 7, 2018
The CDC finds one in seven children exposed to the virus in utero experiences health problems by age one.
Invasive Tick Species Spreads in Eastern US
Invasive Tick Species Spreads in Eastern US
Shawna Williams | Aug 7, 2018
The Asian longhorned tick, first found in the country last year, is now present in several states.
Experimental Ebola Vaccinations to Resume in Democratic Republic of Congo
Experimental Ebola Vaccinations to Resume in Democratic Republic of Congo
Ashley Yeager | Aug 6, 2018
In response to a new outbreak, health workers will start administering vaccines again soon.
Lab-Grown Lungs Transplanted into Pigs
Lab-Grown Lungs Transplanted into Pigs
Sukanya Charuchandra | Aug 3, 2018
The lungs survived with no complications in the animals for up to two months.
Image of the Day: Puppet Master
Image of the Day: Puppet Master
Sukanya Charuchandra | Aug 3, 2018
Researchers study the mechanistic effects of behavioral changes caused by parasites in fruit flies.
Novartis and Sanofi Stockpile Meds in Preparation for Brexit
Novartis and Sanofi Stockpile Meds in Preparation for Brexit
Ashley Yeager | Aug 3, 2018
If the UK leaves the EU in March without a deal, transport of insulin and other essential drugs could be delayed.
New Ebola Outbreak in Democratic Republic of Congo
New Ebola Outbreak in Democratic Republic of Congo
Sukanya Charuchandra | Aug 2, 2018
Four of six samples from the North Kivu province have tested positive for the virus.