Ask Well: Does Coenzyme Q10 Reduce Statin-Related Muscle Aches?
Studies have provided mixed results.
Dr. Bernard J. Carroll, ‘Conscience of Psychiatry,’ Dies at 77
After early work on the biological basis of depression, Dr. Carroll became a relentless campaigner against corruption among academic researchers.
Matter: Deep in Human DNA, a Gift From the Neanderthals
The Neanderthals probably infected modern humans with viruses, perhaps even an ancient form of H.I.V. But our extinct relatives also gave us...
Daily Baby Aspirin May Lower Ovarian Cancer Risk
A standard aspirin did not lower ovarian cancer risk.
Doctors: My Human Doctor
Medical school teaches us to examine, to research, to treat. We don’t learn to err and recover.
Use of Evolution to Design Molecules Nets Nobel Prize in Chemistry for 3 Scientists
Frances H. Arnold of the U.S. received half the prize, while her compatriot George P. Smith and Gregory P. Winter of Britain shared the other half.
Pret A Manger Starts Labeling Food With Allergens
The British sandwich chain was criticized for inadequate labeling after a 15-year-old girl died after eating one of its sandwiches.
Trilobites: Why Elephants Don’t Shed Their Skin
The cracks in African elephants’ skin help them keep cool and stay healthy. A new explanation for how those cracks form could offer insights into...
Eating Processed Meats Tied to Breast Cancer Risk
Women who ate the most processed meats, like hot dogs, bacon and ham, had a 9 percent increased risk of breast cancer compared to those who...
Psychedelic Mushrooms Are Closer to Medicinal Use (It’s Not Just Your Imagination)
Researchers say psilocybin, the active compound in the mushrooms, should be reclassified to treat anxiety and depression. But any such move would...
Phys Ed: We Slow as We Age, but May Not Need to Slow Too Much
Although declines in running and other activities are unavoidable, they may be less steep than many of us fear.
F.D.A. Seizes Documents From Juul Headquarters
The latest move by the agency to increase pressure on e-cigarette makers to curtail marketing their products to teenagers.