54,000 deaths in the U.S. were linked to nursing homes. A top C.D.C. official warned, “We are not even beginning to be over this.” At least 95 people who visited a Michigan bar have tested positive.
The family’s 73-year-old matriarch, three of her 11 children and her sister all died of Covid-19. Her survivors are focused on finding a remedy.
An unreleased report commissioned by U.S. Special Operations Command found deficiencies in the military’s suicide-prevention programs for its elite troops.
People who put off care as Covid-19 surged are easing back into the medical system. Here are some tips to help keep it safe.
Randomized controlled trials remain the gold standard, but natural experiments can help doctors who need answers now.
Need another reason to move? Sedentary behavior was linked to an increased risk of fatal cancer.
Exercise, not smoking, moderate drinking, a Mediterranean diet and mentally stimulating activities were linked to a lower Alzheimer’s risk.
In an unusual experiment, researchers found no coronavirus infections among thousands of people allowed to return to their gyms.
Growing evidence shows most infected people aren’t spreading the virus. But whether you become a superspreader probably depends more on circumstance than biology.
Federal health officials and Gilead Sciences have settled on priority distribution to Americans — and nonnegotiable pricing.
Women who delivered prematurely had a decades-long increased risk of coronary heart disease.
The worldwide toll is continuing to rise, with over 10 million confirmed cases. Vice President Mike Pence made a point of wearing a face mask in Texas over the weekend and encouraging the practice.
When a planarian loses its eyes, cellular guides connect new ones to its brain so it can see again.
Primary care physicians, to whom many anxious patients turn first when their health declines, can’t always provide tests — or answers about where to get them.
It’s an example of the unpredictable way health prices can vary for patients who receive identical care.
A novel gene-editing experiment seems to have permanently reduced LDL and triglyceride levels in monkeys.
Vice President Mike Pence asserts that increased testing explains a surge in cases, but experts and evidence say otherwise. Houston’s top official has self-quarantined.
“Sometimes very big problems, they have very simple solutions.”
Given the drastic pandemic-induced reductions in travel, the chances of bringing home these uninvited guests have been greatly curtailed.
Now, nearly two months after the first cases were reported, doctors can reassure parents that the syndrome remains rare, while continuing to urge vigilance.