Take a Number: Women Are More Likely to Address High Blood Pressure
Men and women develop hypertension at roughly the same rates, but men do not get it under control until much later in life, researchers find.
Ebola’s Legacy: Children With Cataracts
Cataracts usually afflict the old, but doctors in Africa have been shocked to find them in Ebola survivors as young as 5.
F.D.A. Approves Second Gene-Altering Treatment for Cancer
The treatment will be for adults with aggressive non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma when chemotherapy has failed. It re-engineers a patient’s own cells to...
Lack of Sleep Tied to Diabetes in Pregnancy
Women who slept less than 6.25 hours a night were almost three times as likely to have gestational diabetes as those who slept more.
Anthem Joins With CVS to Start Its Own Pharmacy Business
The move is another shake-up in the pharmacy benefits manager industry, and deals a blow to Express Scripts.
Phys Ed: Concussions in Teenagers Tied to Multiple Sclerosis Risk
A large-scale new study found that concussions in adolescents can increase the risk of later developing multiple sclerosis.
Public Health: Trump’s Attack on Insurer ‘Gravy Train’ Could Actually Help a Lot of Consumers
State regulators and insurers have found a way to funnel more federal money into the markets and protect consumers from big rate hikes.
2 Senators Have Deal on Health Subsidies That Trump Cut Off
The plan by the two senators, Lamar Alexander of Tennessee and Patty Murray of Washington, would fund the subsidies that President Trump said he...
A Diabetes Monitor That Spares the Fingers
The device helps me control my glucose without pricking my fingers to test drops of blood. I buy it overseas, but it’s coming to America.
Google Maps Pulls Calorie-Counting Feature After Criticism
The app told users how many calories they would burn by walking instead of driving, but was criticized as dangerous to people with eating disorders.
Can Fathers Have Postpartum Depression?
A growing body of research has given rise to the idea that you don’t have to give birth to develop the “baby blues.”
Patents For Restasis Are Invalidated, Opening Door to Generics
The ruling, by a federal judge in Texas, is a setback for Allergan, which had transferred the patents to a Mohawk tribe in order to protect them.