science

Why did the first U.S. uterine transplant fail?

This case illustrates what critics say is a lack of public accountability in the U.S. transplant system

Breast surgeons say all breast cancer patients should be offered genetic testing. Oncologists aren’t so sure.

The breast surgeons’ recommendation got mixed reviews from oncologists and surgeons

I used to be against vaccines. Here’s how I changed my mind.

I was really surprised at the difficulty I faced in changing my views on vaccination

This study found that adult Americans take more seriously boys’ pain than girls’ — and women are responsible

The study consisted of a finger-prick test, a child known as ‘Samuel’ and a child known as ‘Samantha’

They traveled to Mexico for surgery. They came back with a deadly superbug.

In Tijuana, U.S. residents caught a rare and potentially fatal strain of antibiotic-resistant bacteria

More than 100,000 lawsuits have been filed against makers of vaginal mesh. What’s the story?

Despite health problems in many women, some surgeons say vaginal mesh is safe and effective

Are fertility drugs safe? While the industry says yes, some worry they’re overprescribed.

Ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome is a potentially fatal complication of fertility drugs

She donated her body to science. Now she’ll become the world’s most detailed virtual cadaver.

Susan Potter’s story was tracked for 16 years by National Geographic

A study explored using fetal tissue to cure HIV. The Trump administration shut it down.

‘This effectively stops all of our research to discover a cure for HIV,’ a senior scientist wrote

Celebrity astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson is under investigation after accusations of sexual misconduct

The host of TV series ‘Cosmos’ faces multiple allegations of sexual harassment and assault