Friday, August 18, 2017

The Appointment Ends. Now the Patient Is Listening.


By PAULA SPAN from NYT Health The Appointment Ends. Now the Patient Is Listening.
Patients often don’t recall what was said in the doctor’s office. Should you record the visit to review later? Read more article at hafana

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Sperm Count in Western Men Has Dropped Over 50 Percent Since 1973, Paper Finds


By MAYA SALAM from NYT Health Sperm Count in Western Men Has Dropped Over 50 Percent Since 1973, Paper Finds
Research that studied semen samples from nearly 43,000 men from 50 countries detected a sharp downward trend that is provoking broad health concerns. Read more article at hafana

Monday, August 14, 2017

More Than 500,000 Infected With Cholera in Yemen


By DONALD G. McNEIL Jr. from NYT Health More Than 500,000 Infected With Cholera in Yemen
The outbreak, spreading rapidly since it began in April, has killed about 2,000 Yemenis, the World Health Organization said on Monday. Read more article at hafana

Saturday, August 12, 2017

A Cancer Conundrum: Too Many Drug Trials, Too Few Patients


By GINA KOLATA from NYT Health A Cancer Conundrum: Too Many Drug Trials, Too Few Patients
Breakthroughs in immunotherapy and a rush to develop profitable new treatments have brought a crush of clinical trials scrambling for patients. Read more article at hafana

Thursday, August 10, 2017

Gene Editing Spurs Hope for Transplanting Pig Organs Into Humans


By GINA KOLATA from NYT Health Gene Editing Spurs Hope for Transplanting Pig Organs Into Humans
Geneticists have created piglets free of retroviruses, an important step toward creating a new supply of organs for transplant patients. Read more article at hafana

Your Instagram Posts May Hold Clues to Your Mental Health


By NIRAJ CHOKSHI from NYT Health Your Instagram Posts May Hold Clues to Your Mental Health
From the colors in photos to the filters chosen, Instagram users with a history of depression present the world differently, a study suggests. Read more article at hafana

Programs That Fight Teenage Pregnancy Are at Risk of Being Cut


By PAM BELLUCK from NYT Health Programs That Fight Teenage Pregnancy Are at Risk of Being Cut
The Trump administration questions the impact of the programs, but teenagers say they learn to say no to sex, or at least to unsafe sex. Read more article at hafana