The idea is to create a therapy involving swabs of an entire healthy skin microbiome, as an alternative to antibiotics.
Cystic fibrosis treatment, Denisovan anatomy, and 3D organ printing were among the highlighted pursuits of last year.
Success in animal-model test may not be easily replicated in women, endocrine expert suggests.
The scientists will be honored at the American Association for the Advancement of Science national meeting February in Seattle.
Handwashing is the best way to avoid bacteria and viruses at the airport or on a plane.
Genome sciences team creates curriculum that makes information personal to youths. It's being tested in 50 classrooms.
Mental-health researchers examine which factors influence policymakers’ decisions to support treatments that showed success in trials.
Several new initiatives gain momentum, including help for pregnant moms, establishing mental health officers and preventing youth suicides.
Greater integration of midwives into U.S. hospitals' maternity services could help reduce interventions in labor, a study showed.
“Disparities for endometrial cancer (mortality) don’t exist in a vacuum,” Dr. Kemi Doll said. “They exist in the entire spectrum of quality of care for black women."