Wednesday, July 26, 2017

Case of Zika Virus, Likely Spread by Mosquito, Is Reported in Texas by DONALD G. McNEIL Jr.


By DONALD G. McNEIL Jr.

For the first time this year, health officials have documented a case of local mosquito transmission of the virus within the contiguous United States.

Published: July 25, 2017 at 08:00PM

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Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Celgene to Pay $280 Million to Settle Fraud Suit Over Cancer Drugs by KATIE THOMAS


By KATIE THOMAS

The lawsuit accused the pharmaceutical company of marketing Thalomid and Revlimid for unapproved use on a broader range of cancers.

Published: July 24, 2017 at 08:00PM

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Monday, July 24, 2017

Scientists Report a Rare Case of H.I.V. Remission by DONALD G. McNEIL Jr.


By DONALD G. McNEIL Jr.

A girl in South Africa, born infected with the virus, was given early treatment and remained free of the infection eight years later, scientists reported on Monday.

Published: July 23, 2017 at 08:00PM

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In Some Countries, Women Get Days Off for Period Pain by ANERI PATTANI


By ANERI PATTANI

In some countries, companies offer women paid time off for period pain. But some experts fear these policies reinforce dated stereotypes.

Published: July 23, 2017 at 08:00PM

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England’s Mental Health Experiment: Free Talk Therapy by BENEDICT CAREY


By BENEDICT CAREY

The two creators of the program concluded that providing therapy, creating a system of primary care for mental health, made economic sense.

Published: July 23, 2017 at 08:00PM

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It’s High Time for Ticks, Which Are Spreading Diseases Farther by ANERI PATTANI


By ANERI PATTANI

The disease-carrying blood suckers are spreading more pathogens and putting more Americans at risk, even for more rare illnesses.

Published: July 23, 2017 at 08:00PM

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Sunday, July 23, 2017

A Rush to Develop ‘Utterly Transformative’ Gene Therapies Against Cancer by DENISE GRADY


By DENISE GRADY

Gene therapy for cancer is becoming a reality but works best for blood cancers like leukemia and not so well yet in more common ones like lung cancer.

Published: July 22, 2017 at 08:00PM

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