Better Understanding ALS by Looking at How Cells Change
Eight years in the making, a discovery by neuroscientists in Montreal highlights the value of long-term, fundamental research and provides...
Buoyed by Financial Support, Military Veterans Are a Growing Part of the Paralympics
Veterans accounted for 24.3 percent of the American Paralympic team this year, and they benefit from funding sources not available to civilians.
Take This App and Call Me in the Morning
A new category of prescription medical treatments, what executives call digital therapeutics, comes in the form of mobile apps.
AIDS Researcher Top Candidate to Lead the C.D.C.
The administration is vetting Dr. Robert Redfield, a founder of the University of Maryland’s Institute of Human Virology, for C.D.C. chief.
This Study May Find That Moderate Drinking Is Healthy. The Alcohol Industry Was Asked to Pay for It.
Scientists and government officials waged a concerted campaign to obtain funding from the alcohol industry for research that may enshrine alcohol...
U.K., Land of ‘Brexit,’ Quietly Outsources Some Surgeries to France
After years of austerity, the National Health Service is under enormous strain, so it is paying French doctors to perform some operations on its...
Global Health: Palliative Care Film Challenges Stereotypes About Opioids
“Hippocratic,” a documentary about Dr. M.R. Rajagopal, who helps India’s dying, shows the desperate need for the same drugs maligned for causing...
How Training for the Paralympics Became a Full-Time Job
Being a Paralympic athlete used to be a part-time, do-it-yourself pursuit. Not anymore.
Tripp Halstead dies 5 years after being struck by falling tree branch as a toddler
Millions of people across the country rallied around 2-year-old Tripp Halstead as he foguht for his life after getting crushed by a falling tree...
Trees Down, Hazards Abound
A Rutgers study calls attention to post-storm hazards posed to tree care workers and provides safety recommendations
Astronauts Mark and Scott Kelly Are Still Identical Twins, Despite What You May Have Read
A rash of news stories this week stemmed from a misinterpreted NASA update from January.
Older Colorectal Cancer Patients Are at Increased Risk of Cardiovascular Disease, Congestive Heart Failure
Older patients with colorectal cancer are at an increased risk of developing cardiovascular disease and congestive heart failure, according to a...