Older adults without heart disease shouldn't take daily low-dose aspirin to prevent a first heart attack or stroke, an influential health guidelines group said in preliminary updated advice released Tuesday.
By Lindsey Tanner, Associated Press
They were cited for their discovery of receptors for temperature and touch.
By Associated Press
Doctors have some medications they can use to treat the effects of COVID-19, but scientists are searching for effective drugs that target the virus itself. Two promising drugs in the pipeline offer hope for a cure.
By Corey Meador
The national calls to action over racial justice have brought new awareness of past injustices in many parts of our society, including the fields of science and medicine. Yamiche Alcindor speaks to Dr. Aletha Maybank, the American Medical Association's chief…
By Yamiche Alcindor, Claire Mufson
By Jeffrey Brown, Anne Azzi Davenport
As a part of our Arts and Culture series, CANVAS, Jeffrey Brown takes a look at the intersection of the alchemy of health and art with his profile of Fady Joudah, the physician-poet — or perhaps poet-physician.
By Shana Fischer
For the million people living with Parkinson’s disease in the United States, medication is the most common form of treatment. But some doctors are now prescribing dance as a way to slow the symptoms -- and bring joy to patients…
By Rebekah Rollston, Margot Savoy, The Conversation
While the world grappled with managing COVID-19, millions found routine appointments deferred or canceled. Two doctors offer suggestions for making those return trips safer.
By Marilynn Marchione, AP Chief Medical Writer
Several authors of a large study that raised safety concerns about malaria drugs for coronavirus patients have retracted the report. They say independent reviewers weren't able to verify information that's been widely questioned by other scientists.
By Matthew Perrone, Associated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) — First, some of the coronavirus tests didn’t work. Then there weren’t enough to go around. Now, just as the federal government tries to ramp up nationwide screening, laboratory workers are warning of a new roadblock: dire shortages…
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