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A Perfect Storm for Broken Bones

“About 80 percent of patients with a hip fracture are never treated” for osteoporosis, Dr. E. Michael Lewiecki, director of the New Mexico Clinical Research & Osteoporosis Center in Albuquerque and lead writer of the learn about, stated in an interview, “although almost all have osteoporosis and are at risk ...

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The Most Dreaded Opponent at the Olympics: The Common Cold

“I used to gargle with salt water every night,” stated Sara Studebaker-Hall, a former United States Olympian in the biathlon. “My mom is a nurse, and she said there was research that showed that would help. I was, like, great.” Arturs Darznieks, a Latvian luger, eats cloves of uncooked garlic, ...

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F.D.A. Chief Goes Against the Administration Stereotype

“He doesn’t want to blow up the agency,” mentioned Mark I. Schwartz, a Washington attorney who labored at the F.D.A. in Republican and Democratic administrations. Dr. Gottlieb has briefed Mr. Trump a number of instances on company problems, like opioids and generic medicine. During a dinner at the World Economic ...

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Lower Drug Prices: New Proposals Carry Lots of Promises

One concept addresses a topic that many imagine essentially unjust: Consumers are increasingly more being requested to pay a better portion of their drug prices, however they don’t get reductions that drug producers be offering to well being insurers. The proposal, first floated by means of federal officers ultimate November, ...

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Promising Malaria Drug Has a Striking Drawback: Blue Urine

Photo An Anopheles mosquito, which is able to elevate malaria, in Mali throughout an experiment. A remedy in West Africa has been discovered to be efficient in opposition to malaria however occurs additionally to show a affected person's urine blue. Credit Fabien Beilhe Tests in West Africa have discovered that ...

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