Ohio Botulism outbreak reminder about canning food safety COLUMBUS, OH—It was a church potluck like any other. But within days, botulism killed one Fairfield County woman and hospitalized 24...
New ring can diagnose sexually transmitted diseases in a single test A ring with the ability to diagnose sexually transmitted diseases like syphilis, gonorrhea, chlamydia and trichomoniasis has been developed.
Engineering a permanent solution to genetic diseases New research demonstrates a new technology advancing the field of genome engineering. The method significantly improves the ability of scientists to target specific faulty genes, and then 'edit' them, replacing the damaged genetic code with healthy DNA.
Link between hunger and health care costs Low-income people who struggle to put food on the table also use the health care system more, which means higher healthcare costs.
Nanotech wound healing in diabetes People with diabetes mellitus often suffer from impaired wound healing. Now, scientists have developed antibacterial nanofibers of cellulose acetate loaded with silver that could be used in a new type of dressing to promote tissue repair