Health

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.
First-of-its-kind pig kidney transplant is a success
A woman with heart and kidney failure is now the second person in the world to undergo a gene-edited pig kidney transplant.
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.
New blood test for Alzheimer’s is as accurate as brain scans
Scientists test DIY coronavirus vaccine on themselves
COVID-19 tests that are fast, cheap, and less accurate may be key
A new way to promote bone healing, inspired by LEGO blocks
Doctors need to learn what illnesses look like on darker skin
New blood test for cancer could lead to earlier diagnoses
Scientists organize concert to study COVID-19 transmission
Inhaled coronavirus drug shows promise in small trial
The case for teaching students outside this fall
Remote therapy is as effective as face-to-face, for depression