Apps to track the health of individuals are most powerful when we use them collectively.
The dreams of millions ride on trials for a treatment that could allow the paralyzed to walk.
It's time to consider price when evaluating new drugs.
An implanted sensor significantly reduces hospitalization rates for heart-failure patients.
A biotech executive explains her innovative business model for funding diagnostic tests in poor countries.
The founder of Ion Torrent says his DNA-sequencing technology will revolutionize genomics the way the microprocessor transformed computing.
Scientists discover how some tumors become immune to medications.
Sequencing the human genome has profoundly changed our understanding of biology and disease.
Evidence is growing that your DNA sequence does not determine your entire genetic fate. Joseph Nadeau is trying to find out what accounts for the rest.
For the first time, scientists can track the precise genetic changes behind an individual case of cancer. Such information provides a picture of how tumor cells originate and evolve. And it could change the way we treat the disease.