Regenerative Medicine Researcher Cleared of Scientific Misconduct Charges
The allegations, brought by colleagues, related to three patients on whom Dr. Paolo Macchiarini, a surgeon, had performed experimental operations....
Well: The Weekly Health Quiz: Water, Concussion Risk and Jet Lag
Test your knowledge of this week’s health news.
World Briefing: Saudi Arabia: Toll From MERS Increases
The Health Ministry said Thursday that 15 more people had died after contracting the Middle East respiratory syndrome in the past seven days....
Many Psychology Findings Not as Strong as Claimed, Study Says
Only 35 of 100 studies that the Reproducibility Project looked at held up fully to scrutiny. But some questioned the process of replication itself....
National Briefing | Health: Unvaccinated Children Called a Threat
Most kindergarten-age children in the United States are vaccinated, but sizable pockets of unprotected children pose a public health threat,...
F.D.A. Warns 3 Tobacco Makers About Language Used on Labels
The F.D.A. issued warnings to the makers of Natural American Spirit, Winston and Nat Sherman cigarettes about their use of “additive-free” or...
F.D.A. Approves Another in a New Class of Cholesterol Drugs
The new drug, Repatha, is made by Amgen for people with extremely high cholesterol levels and heart patients who do not get adequate results from...
Well: Living With Cancer: Collateral Damage
In a quandary that stalks oncology, procedures that prolong lives also impair them. Yet cancer patients who must forfeit quality of life to gain...
School Lunches Becoming Healthier, Statistics Indicate
Substantially more schools are offering two or more fruits and two or more vegetables than in 2000, according to federal data....
Dr. James H. Duke Jr., Texas Trauma Surgeon, Dies at 86
Dr. Duke was famous for his health reports on NBC and for having attended to President Kennedy and Gov. John Connally in Dallas after the deadly...
Op-Ed Contributor: Let Fear Guide Early Stage Breast-Cancer Decisions
Our emotions can make the unlikely risks of early stage breast cancer feel highly probable, or cloud the perceived benefit of treatment....
Well: For Athletes, the Risk of Too Much Water
Are we putting young athletes at risk when we urge them to drink lots of fluids during steamy sports practices and games?