How can doctors work out what treatments actually work? Here’s where a type of study called a clinical trial is useful.
Industry-sponsored research tends to be more positive than that financed by other sources, that in turn can sway which treatments become available to patients
Top researchers at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center have filed at least six corrections with medical journals recently, divulging financial relationships with health care companies that they did not previously disclose.
Every surface of our body – inside and out – is covered in microorganisms: bacteria, viruses, fungi and many other microscopic life forms.
The Trump administration faces mounting pressure from conservative lawmakers and abortion opponents to halt the use of tissue obtained from aborted fetuses.
Black people and Native Americans are under-represented in clinical trials, even when the drugs are aimed at a cancer that disproportionately affects them.