Latest from Carolyn Y. Johnson

Pregnancy is essential to the future of humanity, and it’s way too mysterious.

  • Mar 6, 2019

The nasal spray works in a new way and is based on an old anesthetic, ketamine, that has been used as a party drug

  • Mar 5, 2019

The London man’s case, cautiously reported in the journal Nature as still too “premature” to be declared a cure, comes a decade after Timothy Brown, known in medical circles as the “Berlin patient,” was cured by a similar stem cell transplant.

  • Mar 5, 2019

This is the most exhausting story you will read today

  • Feb 28, 2019

Kelvin Droegemeier, Trump's newly confirmed science adviser, proposed that "alpha institutes" funded by private companies and nonprofits, could become engines of innovation.

  • Feb 15, 2019

The president has not had any major changes to his health status in the past year, according to a memorandum signed by his doctor and released by the White House.

  • Feb 14, 2019

UPMC, Pennsylvania's largest non-governmental employer, is embroiled in a years-long fight with another health system.

  • Feb 7, 2019

Some groups are using the drug industry’s playbook to get doctors to think twice about prescribing narcotics.

  • Feb 1, 2019

The cancer-causing contaminant went undetected for four years, and companies continue to recall bottles of the drugs.

  • Jan 25, 2019

The new drug could be substituted at the pharmacy counter for EpiPen.

  • Aug 16, 2018
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