FDA panel backs Amylyx's much-debated ALS drug

In a remarkable turnaround, a panel of federal health advisers has voted to recommend approval for an experimental drug to treat Lou Gehrig's disease. Patients and their families have rallied behind Amylyx's drug, urging approval.

Polio virus detected in more upstate NY wastewater

The virus that causes polio has been found in wastewater samples from another upstate New York county, prompting state health officials to warn of expanding “community spread” of the life-threatening virus.

Potential Lyme disease vaccine: Major test begins

Researchers are seeking thousands of volunteers to test the first potential vaccine against Lyme disease in 20 years. The shot developed by Pfizer and French biotech Valneva aims to block Lyme spread while a tick is biting.