Latest from Carolyn Y. Johnson

A large clinical trial showed that children and teenagers could be desensitized to peanut allergies with an experimental drug, but the treatment had a high risk of adverse events.

  • Nov 19, 2018

The study shows one way marketing messages on over-the-counter medicines could be misleading consumers.

  • Nov 14, 2018

After a Harvard investigation found widespread "false and/or fabricated data" from the laboratory of an influential stem cell researcher, NIH officials are pausing a heart failure trial.

  • Oct 29, 2018

A massive experiment asked millions of people how self-driving cars should swerve -- or not -- in life-threatening moral dilemmas.

  • Oct 24, 2018

The taxpayer-funded trial used stem cells that were once thought to regenerate heart muscle.

  • Oct 18, 2018

Drug industry favors voluntary approach of listing prices on websites, not in ads.

  • Oct 15, 2018

Piero Anversa and his colleagues claimed to find a population of cells in the heart that suggested the vital organ had the ability to regenerate.

  • Oct 15, 2018

Growing miniature human retinas from stem cells could help scientists understand how color vision develops and lead to therapies for vision loss.

  • Oct 11, 2018

Half of Americans of European descent could potentially be identified through genetic genealogy data.

  • Oct 11, 2018

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

  • Aug 16, 2018
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