Health

Revolutionary weight-loss drugs like Wegovy come with a catch
People taking GLP-1 agonists are losing too much muscle, but these drugs designed to prevent muscle loss could solve the problem.
Are weight-loss meds the next wonder drugs?
Evidence is mounting that GLP-1 agonists could treat many health issues — including ones that aren’t obviously related to weight.
Milk could overcome one of the biggest hurdles to RNA therapies
RNA therapies typically break down if administered orally, but particles found in cows’ milk could provide perfect protection.
First-of-its-kind pig kidney transplant is a success
New study challenges long-held assumption about cancer
How sensory gamma rhythm stimulation clears amyloid in Alzheimer’s mice
Scientists have invented a method to break down “forever chemicals” in our drinking water
AI can help predict whether a patient will respond to specific tuberculosis treatments
Personalized cancer vaccines are having a moment
When an antibiotic fails: MIT scientists are using AI to target “sleeper” bacteria
The threat of avian flu — and what we can do to stop it
What’s next for COVID-19 drugs?
Old drug appears to halt progression of Parkinson’s motor symptoms