Monday, October 16, 2017

Raising Concerns About a Widely Used Test to Measure Fertility by CHRISTINA CARON


By CHRISTINA CARON

New research shows that the number of eggs a woman has left doesn’t necessarily predict her ability to conceive naturally.

Published: October 15, 2017 at 08:00PM

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Saturday, October 14, 2017

In Early Results, Shorter Treatment for Tuberculosis Proves Effective by DONALD G. McNEIL Jr.


By DONALD G. McNEIL Jr.

A nine-month course of treatment seems to work as well as a longer regimen to cure drug-resistant tuberculosis, a growing threat to global health.

Published: October 12, 2017 at 08:00PM

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Friday, October 13, 2017

Wringing Cash From Life Insurance by PAULA SPAN


By PAULA SPAN

Life-settlement providers purchase policies from older people who want the money now. Sometimes that’s a good idea — and sometimes not.

Published: October 12, 2017 at 08:00PM

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Thursday, October 12, 2017

House Ethics Office Says New York Congressman May Have Violated Rules by KATIE THOMAS and SHEILA KAPLAN


By KATIE THOMAS and SHEILA KAPLAN

An inquiry centered on actions by a New York Congressman who is a majority stockholder in a biotech company.

Published: October 11, 2017 at 08:00PM

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A Condom-Maker’s Discovery: Size Matters by PAM BELLUCK


By PAM BELLUCK

Men have long complained about how condoms fit. Now a manufacturer is selling condoms in bespoke sizes, including 10 lengths and nine circumferences.

Published: October 11, 2017 at 08:00PM

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Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Seychelles Reports a Case of Plague by DONALD G. McNEIL Jr.


By DONALD G. McNEIL Jr.

A man fell ill after returning from Madagascar, which is struggling to contain a rash of plague cases. It is the first instance of the outbreak spreading to another country.

Published: October 10, 2017 at 08:00PM

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Tuesday, October 10, 2017

In New Test for Obamacare, Iowa Seeks to Abandon Marketplace by ABBY GOODNOUGH


By ABBY GOODNOUGH

Its plan would give premium subsidies to well-off people but increase out-of-pocket costs for many with modest incomes. Other states could potentially follow.

Published: October 9, 2017 at 08:00PM

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