A Novel Plan for Heallth Care: Cutting Costs, Not Raising Them
Intermountain Healthcare is trying to keep rate increases in line with increases in consumer prices.
Argentina Battles Major Outbreak of Dengue as Mosquito Population Swells
The authorities said that two provinces had been hit especially hard by dengue, and that the outbreak — the worst in seven years — had not yet...
Testosterone Gel Has Modest Benefits for Men, Study Says
Using the gel seemed to improve sexual functioning, but little else, in landmark research published Wednesday in The New England Journal of...
Well: Heartburn Drugs Tied to Dementia Risk
The popular heartburn drugs known as proton pump inhibitors have been linked to an increased risk of Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia....
F.D.A. Deals Setback to Catalyst in Race for Drug Approval
Catalyst Pharmaceuticals, vying for exclusive rights to a drug called Firdapse, said it received a letter saying its application was incomplete....
Well: Foods High in Cholesterol Don’t Raise Heart Risks
A new study provides more evidence that eating high-cholesterol food does not increase the risk for heart disease.
Well: Which Type of Exercise Is Best for the Brain?
For the first time, scientists compared the neurological impacts of different types of exercise in rats: running, weight training and...
F.D.A. Issues Zika Virus Guidelines for Blood Supply
The Food and Drug Administration is advising some blood banks to import blood from regions without an outbreak and certain at-risk donors to delay...
Conspiracy Theories About Zika Spread Along With the Virus
Rumors have replicated through social media and word of mouth, frustrating Brazilian officials as they grapple with a mysterious pathogen....
Well: Fat Cats on a Diet: Will They Still Love You?
Cats don’t hold a grudge if you limit their food to help them slim down, a new study shows.
Well: Transgender Patients Face Challenges at the Hospital
From medical issues to roommates, transgender patients face barriers to good health care. Some institutions are trying to change that....
Why Poor Children Can’t Be Picky Eaters
The hidden cost of getting kids to try different foods.