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A video game is being used to help understand the structure of neurons, which could aid in treatment of diseases like Alzheimer’s or Parkinson’s.
Most patients in a large study either took less of the lifesaving medicines than needed or stopped taking the drugs entirely within two years.
In a time when social media outrage can be prompted with one misstep, Trojan is unveiling an ad campaign directed at women.
Hospital data suggests that some immigrants from Africa and the Caribbean, thinking they are still immune, do not take precautions on home visits.
Patients recover equally well and may experience fewer complications with outpatient rehabilitation, studies show.
Research shows treatment for substance abuse disorders is a great value for society, but many programs have long waiting lists.
Thousands of scientists and science enthusiasts took to the streets in Washington and around the world on Saturday to protest.
Major League Baseball supports local bans on smokeless tobacco, but a number of players said they viewed them as an invasion of personal rights.
Doctors often prescribe levothyroxine to treat an underactive thyroid, and for most it has no effect.
In Oklahoma, which has raged against the law, insurance premiums are among the nation’s highest. New Mexico, which oversees its marketplace, has some of the lowest.
A legislator made a last-minute attempt to shut down the International Church of Cannabis, but it opened its doors to the public on Thursday.
Protection for people with pre-existing problems would be largely technical as states could waive key insurance rules.
The measure faces an uncertain fate as Congress also must deal with a far more urgent deadline: a looming government shutdown if a new funding measure is not approved.
The timing of stimulation to the brain was determined to be crucial in research published on Thursday, and it might help treat dementia, head injuries and other conditions.
Ms. Vradenburg, a sitcom writer whose mother died of complications of the disease, and her husband raised millions for research and established their own organization to generate greater awareness.
Discrimination, poverty, inequality and violence create unbearable stress, and stress kills. Relieving all of them saves lives and cities.
Coal company bankruptcies have left coverage for retirees, many with chronic ailments, in federal hands. Unless Congress acts this month, benefits will end.
Insurers have been closely watching as President Trump and congressional lawmakers debate the future of subsidies that help lower deductibles and co-payments.
Taking oral corticosteroids for only a month or less may increase the risk of blood clots, infections and broken bones.
This nation has never been shy about diagnosing its own jitters. Now the condition has become political.
In remarks submitted to The Times, some said the president’s posture toward science demanded a response, but others worried about the politicization of science.
San Francisco’s Young Adult Court, created in 2015, is based on recent research suggesting that brain development extends beyond age 18, into the 20s.