Latest by Lauran Neergaard

Published on August 27, 2019 - Page 8
WASHINGTON — From his eyes to his immune system, astronaut Scott Kelly’s body sometimes reacted strangely to nearly a year in orbit, at least...
Published on August 21, 2019 - Page 10
WASHINGTON — More women may benefit from gene testing for hereditary breast or ovarian cancer, especially if they’ve already survived cancer once, an...
Published on August 13, 2019 - Page 9
BETHESDA, Md. — Lying inside a scanner, the patient watched as pictures appeared one by one: A bicycle. A cupcake. Heroin. Outside, researchers...
Published on July 23, 2019 - Page 7
WASHINGTON — Millions of people who take aspirin to prevent a heart attack may need to rethink the pill-popping, Harvard researchers reported Monday...
Published on July 9, 2019 - Page 8
WASHINGTON — A man with celiac disease felt sicker after starting a new drug, but it wasn’t a typical side effect. It turns out the pills were mixed...
Published on July 2, 2019 - Page 8
WASHINGTON — Few seniors get their thinking and memory abilities regularly tested during check-ups, according to a new report from the Alzheimer’s...
Published on June 18, 2019 - Page 8
WASHINGTON — Researchers have created a way for a smartphone to “hear” a warning sign of ear infections — fluid buildup behind the eardrum. If it...
Published on June 4, 2019 - Page 10
WASHINGTON — Wilnelia Cruz-Ulloa spent the last months of her life in a New York City hospital, waiting for a donated liver that never came. Doctors...
Published on May 14, 2019 - Page 8
WASHINGTON — Some people told they have Alzheimer’s may instead have a newly identified mimic of the disease — and scientists say even though neither...
Published on May 11, 2019 - Page 11
WASHINGTON — Doctors can safely transplant hepatitis C-infected lungs and hearts into people desperate for a new organ, say researchers who may have...