Tuesday, July 17, 2018

3D Color X-rays Could Help Spot Deadly Disease Without Surgery by EMILY BAUMGAERTNER


By EMILY BAUMGAERTNER

A new medical scanner, derived from technology used by particle physics researchers at CERN, “is like the upgrade from black-and-white film to color,” one of its developers said.

Published: July 16, 2018 at 08:00PM

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Monday, July 16, 2018

Blood Pressure Medicine Is Recalled by SHEILA KAPLAN


By SHEILA KAPLAN

The F.D.A. announced that batches of a widely used generic drug, valsartan, made in China, might be tainted with a probable cancer-causing ingredient.

Published: July 15, 2018 at 08:00PM

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Defendants on Probation Can Be Jailed for Drug Relapse, Court Rules by JAN HOFFMAN


By JAN HOFFMAN

Many medical experts said that relapse is part of recovery and a symptom of disease, and shouldn’t be punished with jail. A court disagreed.

Published: July 15, 2018 at 08:00PM

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Cognitive Test Trump Took May Have Been Undermined by Publicity, Doctors Warn by NIRAJ CHOKSHI


By NIRAJ CHOKSHI

Articles about the test, known as the Montreal Cognitive Assessment, or MoCA, listed some of its questions, potentially influencing future patients.

Published: July 15, 2018 at 08:00PM

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Now in Sight: Success Against an Infection That Blinds by DONALD G. McNEIL Jr.


By DONALD G. McNEIL Jr.

Following a 20-year campaign, trachoma has been eliminated as a public health menace in at least seven poor countries.

Published: July 15, 2018 at 08:00PM

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Psychology Itself Is Under Scrutiny by BENEDICT CAREY


By BENEDICT CAREY

Many famous studies of human behavior cannot be reproduced. Even so, they revealed aspects of our inner lives that feel true.

Published: July 15, 2018 at 08:00PM

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Saturday, July 14, 2018

Breast-Feeding or Formula? For Americans, It’s Complicated by CHRISTINA CARON


By CHRISTINA CARON

A brief history of the debate in the U.S., from the rise of formula to the Trump administration opposing an international resolution encouraging breast-feeding.

Published: July 13, 2018 at 08:00PM

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