Latest by Marilynn Marchione

Published on February 11, 2020 - Page 9
Two experimental drugs failed to prevent or slow mental decline in a study of people who are virtually destined to develop Alzheimer’s disease at a...
Published on February 3, 2020 - Page 18
It can spread person to person, even if someone is showing no symptoms. The next in line can continue to pass it on. The incubation period is so long...
Published on January 7, 2020 - Page 8
There’s no way to sugarcoat this news: Nearly half of American adults will be obese within a decade and one-quarter will be severely so, a new report...
Published on December 31, 2019 - Page 9
SAN ANTONIO — Doctors have reported unusually good results from tests of two experimental drugs in women with an aggressive form of breast cancer...
Published on December 12, 2019 - Page 21
PHILADELPHIA —Novel drugs may offer fresh ways to reduce heart risks beyond the usual medicines to lower cholesterol and blood pressure. One new...
Published on December 10, 2019 - Page 8
Brian Jetter was on life support, a healthy 40-year-old suddenly battling pneumonia and sepsis, and a slew of tests had failed to find the cause....
Published on November 28, 2019 - Page 13
Giving women with very dense breasts an MRI scan in addition to a mammogram led to fewer missed cancers but also to a lot of false alarms and...
Published on November 27, 2019 - Page 9
Chinese scientist He Jiankui shocked the world by claiming he had helped make the first gene-edited babies. One year later, mystery surrounds his...
Published on October 29, 2019 - Page 8
Scientists recently reported the first use of the gene-editing tool CRISPR to try to cure a patient’s HIV infection by providing blood cells that...
Published on October 23, 2019 - Page 9
Biogen Inc. said Tuesday it will seek federal approval for a medicine to treat early Alzheimer’s disease, a landmark step toward finding a treatment...