World Briefing: Britain: Setback for Nurse With Ebola
The Royal Free Hospital in London has admitted a Scottish nurse who has already recovered from Ebola twice before for another “late complication.”...
Sinosphere: Theft of Guide Dog Underlines China’s Spotty Disability Record
The stolen dog, Qiaoqiao, is one of about 10 registered guide dogs in Beijing, a city of more than 20 million, officials said....
Zika May Have Been Transmitted by Sex in 14 U.S. Cases, C.D.C. Says
The agency said it was investigating 14 cases of Zika transmission from male travelers to female partners and had confirmed two of them so far....
Well: Getting Pregnant After a Miscarriage
A new study suggests it can be fine to try again as soon as possible.
Beijing to Raise Threshold on Red Alerts for Smog
The change in how the air quality alerts would be applied highlights officials’ worries about the social disruption they can cause....
F.D.A. Asks If Faulty Blood Monitor Tainted Xarelto Approval
A legal brief says Johnson & Johnson has been asked whether Alere’s recalled INRatio blood-testing monitor compromised the anticlotting drug’s...
Profiles in Science: For Mark Willenbring, Substance Abuse Treatment Begins With Research
A psychiatrist, countering rehabilitation programs that see abuse as a defect, instead sees a medical condition treatable by drugs and behavioral...
Vaginal Ring With Drug Lowers H.I.V. Rates in African Women
A flexible ring that slowly releases an antiviral drug into the vagina helped protect African women against H.I.V. infection, two studies reported....
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Trilobites: It’s Possible to Grow a 3-D Printed Ear on a Mouse’s Back
With the success of growing the body parts in a lab, bioengineers are taking a step toward creating replacement organs that can be transplanted...
Well: Why Pertussis is Making a Comeback
Cases of whooping cough in the U.S. have spiked in recent years. The newer vaccine is not as effective as the old one, but it has fewer side...
Q&A: Can You ‘Suntan’ Through a Window?
Can you get useful quantities of vitamin D while sitting in a sunny window in the heart of winter?