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/ Aug 16, 2017

Rare drug-resistant fungus found in 55 U.K. hospitals

A rare fungus that can cause drug-resistant infections has been found in around 200 patients in more than 55 hospitals across Britain, health officials said on Tuesday. Around a quarter of the cases of Candida auris have caused infections with symptoms, Public Health England (PHE) ...

/ Aug 11, 2017

Pig organs made safer as potential human transplants

Scientists at a Massachusetts company seeking to make pig organs safe enough to be transplanted into humans have used gene-editing technology to clone piglets that lack a potentially dangerous retrovirus, according to a study released Thursday. The breakthrough, according to authors of the study published ...