January 17, 2018
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The White House physician’s rosy assessment of the president’s heart health is raising concern among cardiac specialists who saw the test results released to the...
November 2, 2017
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The new study, published in the Lancet, stunned leading cardiologists by countering decades of clinical experience. The findings raise questions about whether stents should be...
September 9, 2017
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Developments in determining genetic ancestry have allowed people to determine their ethnic backgrounds, tracking down family through companies like Ancestry.com, 23andMe, and specialty companies like...
August 12, 2017
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There are too many experimental cancer drugs in too many clinical trials, and not enough patients to test them on.
August 10, 2017
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The experiments may make it possible one day to transplant livers, hearts and other organs from pigs into humans, a hope that experts had all...
July 12, 2017
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In a first, researchers converted a movie into a DNA sequence and inserted it into bacteria. They hope to someday use the technology to record...
March 17, 2017
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The new drug, Amgen’s Repatha, is given as a shot once or twice a month and is part of a novel class of medicines that...
November 21, 2016
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A study, published online Monday by the journal JAMA Internal Medicine, found that the dementia rate in Americans 65 and older fell by 24 percent...
September 25, 2016
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One in three Americans is obese, but the health-care system — in its attitudes, equipment and common practices — is ill prepared, and its practitioners...
August 16, 2016
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The new drug, expected to win approval from federal regulators, would offer another much-needed treatment for some of the 10 million Americans, 80 percent of...