More medical news from New York Times - Health
Well: Don’t Catch What Ails Your House
New York Times - Health : September 1, 2014, 12:01 pm
It doesn’t take a flood to encourage the growth of mold in a home. A moist environment will do. A runny nose, coughing and all the rest typically follow.
Judge Blocks Abortion Law in Louisiana
New York Times - Health : August 31, 2014, 10:26 am
A federal judge has temporarily blocked enforcement of Louisiana’s new abortion law that requires doctors who perform abortions to have admitting privileges to a hospital within 30 miles of their clinics.
Cholesterol Drug Halves Heart Attack and Stroke in Early Test
New York Times - Health : August 31, 2014, 6:36 am
The results, though not conclusive, provide the first evidence that targeting a protein known as PCSK9 could reduce cardiovascular risks for millions of patients.
New Novartis Drug Shows Striking Efficacy in Treating Heart Failure
New York Times - Health : August 30, 2014, 7:00 am
The drug reduced the risk of dying from cardiovascular causes and the risk of being hospitalized for worsening heart failure by about 20 percent in a large trial.
End-of-Life Talks May Finally Overcome Politics
New York Times - Health : August 30, 2014, 6:30 am
Medicare may cover advance care planning that was once decried as “death panels,” and some private insurers are not waiting for the political process.