If you want to save your brain, focus on keeping the rest of your body well with exercise and healthy habits rather than popping vitamin pills, new guidelines advise. 12:21 p.m.
Researchers at the International Union for the Conservation of Nature provided the following examples of work being done to try to save species threatened with extinction. 6:21 p.m.
Making public the secret prices that insurers pay providers would infuse much-needed competition into health care’s $3.5 trillion market. 10:08 a.m.
The vaccine protects against a common disease but has generated controversy due to evidence it can increase the risk of severe infection in some people. 10:03 a.m.
The private sector is unwilling to take on the financial risk of developing new antibiotics, experts say, despite desperate needed. 9:59 a.m.
Known as a “nanoneedle,” the new device picks up on certain changes in electrical signals to identify people with ME/CFS. 10:51 a.m.
Erika Cheung joined Theranos fresh out of college as a “starry-eyed’’ 22-year-old chemist and biologist. Seven months later, she blew the whistle. 10:49 a.m.
Two surveys of female physicians show that “it’s hard” to work in the still-patriarchal health care system and that #MeToo has had only a small effect. 10:47 a.m.