The president’s dangerous embrace of conspiracy theorists could endanger thousands of lives.
The Irish director’s new film, “My Name Is Emily,” was made as he struggled with a deadly disease.
Older adults who started sleeping more than nine hours a night were at more than double the risk of developing dementia 10 years later.
By DHRUV KHULLAR, M.D. February 22, 2017 As a medical resident working 30-hour shifts, I quickly came to cherish those rare moments when I could duck out of the bustling and brightly lit hospital corridors and lay my head on a pillow. Granted, it was often in a barren call room with a stiff… Continue reading
By GRETCHEN REYNOLDS February 22, 2017 Men who exercise strenuously may have a lower libido than those whose workouts are lighter, according to one of the first studies to scientifically delve into the relationship between men’s workouts and their sex lives. For years, scientists and active people have debated whether and how exercise affects… Continue reading
By DAVID GELLES February 22, 2017 “When confronted with fear of the dentist chair, our minds run wild by conjuring the most terrifying experiences. By staying in the present moment, we can avoid conjuring these worst case scenarios, and instead remain in a calm and centered place.” — Dr. Fern White, a dentist in… Continue reading
The magazine’s Ethicist columnist on whether it’s O.K. to post composite “patient” reviews on a referral site and whether a bloodmobile is right to ignore possible anemia in a donor.
An operation may have seemed routine, but Dr. John Ryan, a medical historian and retired surgeon, said this was major surgery “in a very sick person.”
February 21, 2017 The Checkup By PERRI KLASS, M.D. New research is teasing out more of the profoundly miraculous process of language learning in babies. And it turns out that even more is going on prenatally than previously suspected. By looking at international adoptees — babies who were adopted soon after birth… Continue reading
A small survey suggests that many young sex workers cannot protect themselves from infection and pass it on to their infants.