Joe DeRisi invented a way to find pathogens that scientists didn’t even know to look for. Can it help prevent the next pandemic?
The test seems likely to improve the diagnosis and treatment of a disease that kills 33,000 American men each year.
In a small study in San Francisco, Abbott’s BinaxNOW identified infectious people nearly as accurately as a P.C.R. test.
Cronutt, like a growing number of ocean mammals, developed seizures because of toxins in the water. Scientists hope the pioneering procedure he underwent this week could help.
Once a slave, Biddy Mason went on to a life of extraordinary accomplishments. The fact that she figures in W.P.A. murals in San Francisco may save them from destruction.
Scientists say such tests could be available in a few years, speeding research for treatments and providing a diagnosis for dementia patients who want to know if they have Alzheimer’s disease.
My father, a Chinese pulmonologist, believes his brother could have been saved.
Brazilian scientists say the man no longer shows signs of the infection after taking a powerful drug cocktail. But the preliminary results require confirmation.
Rates of coronavirus infection among Latinos have risen rapidly across the United States.
Dermatologists say the lesions should prompt testing for the virus, even though many patients have no other symptoms.
A team of scientists worked around the clock to evaluate 14 antibody tests. A few worked as advertised. Most did not.
A letter signed by more than 500 medical professionals cited recent fears of a blood shortage during the coronavirus pandemic.