A human genetics investigator discusses new RNA research developments that may aid in treating and preventing rare genetic diseases.
A team explores the protective capabilities of consuming a diet enriched with fructose when it comes to acetaminophen overdose in mice.
70% of spending on “partial orphan” drugs – those approved to treat both rare and common diseases – goes toward treatment of common diseases.
Analysis of past flu-related hospital bills suggest an average out-of-pocket cost over $1,000 for serious cases of COVID-19.
Access to safe indoor isolation rooms, and outdoor activity spaces, vary by race/ethnicity and income.
The higher a county’s score on a national index of social vulnerability, the more cases and deaths per 100,000 – highlighting the role of social factors in spread.