Latest by Marilynn Marchione

Published on September 10, 2019 - Page 9
Firefighters who arrived early or spent more time at the World Trade Center site after the 9/11 attacks seem to have a modestly higher risk of...
Published on August 20, 2019 - Page 8
Patients are about to be enrolled in the first study to test a gene-editing technique known as CRISPR inside the body to try to cure an inherited...
Published on August 13, 2019 - Page 8
LOS ANGELES — Scientists are closing in on a long-sought goal — a blood test to screen people for possible signs of Alzheimer’s disease and other...
Published on August 12, 2019 - Page 6
Surgery for certain bad heart valves may soon become a thing of the past. New studies suggest it’s OK and often better to have a new valve placed...
Published on August 6, 2019 - Page 8
LOS ANGELES —New research gives some biological clues to why women may be more likely than men to develop Alzheimer’s disease and how this most...
Published on July 15, 2019 - Page 4
LOS ANGELES — A healthy lifestyle can cut your risk of developing Alzheimer’s or other forms of dementia even if you have genes that raise your risk...
Published on July 9, 2019 - Page 8
Teens who have obesity surgery lose as much weight as those who have the operation as adults and are more likely to have it resolve other health...
Published on July 9, 2019 - Page 8
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...
Published on June 3, 2019 - Page 4
CHICAGO — Newer drugs are substantially improving the chances of survival for some people with hard-to-treat forms of lung, breast and prostate...
Published on May 29, 2019 - Page 22
Six months after a Chinese scientist was widely scorned for helping to make the world’s first gene-edited babies, he remains out of public view, and...