Week in Review

Top highlights include: old drugs might be the next antibiotic, effective treatments for Ebola, and the impact of anxiety for dementia patients.

By Samantha Rossi • August 16, 2019

Top highlights include: measles can harm a child’s defense against infections, new procedures to delay menopause, and doctors training for climate-related topics.

By Samantha Rossi • August 9, 2019

Top highlights include: advances in A.I. in health care, 30th annual best hospital rankings, and more.

By Samantha Rossi • August 2, 2019

Top highlights include: why you should stop taking aspirin every day, Mayo Clinic’s next maestro, and ways to avoid heat stroke and exhaustion during higher temperatures.

By Samantha Rossi • July 26, 2019

Top highlights include: healthy lifestyle may reduce risk for dementia, Ebola outbreak in Congo declared a global health emergency, and a promising new migraine medication.

By Samantha Rossi • July 19, 2019

Top highlights include: loss of sleep could lead to an increased risk of Alzheimer’s disease, Amazon’s Alexa to deliver medical advice in the UK, and scientists studying brains of altruistic kidney donors.

By Samantha Rossi • July 12, 2019

Top highlights include: common drugs have a higher dementia risk and Mayo study shows vitamin deficiencies may be the only sign of celiac disease.

By Suzanne R. Ferguson • June 28, 2019

Top highlights include: a new study shows the long-term impacts of heart disease on the brain, low drug prices can make them less available, and a Mayo Clinic study shows a link between sleep apnea and accelerated aging.

By Suzanne R. Ferguson • June 21, 2019

Top highlights include: study finds more donor hearts are from opioid overdoses, invasive ticks are here to stay, and hospitals are looking to reduce opioid use.

By Suzanne R. Ferguson • June 14, 2019

Top highlights include: a new study shows white meat may be bad for cholesterol level, Mayo Clinic receives gift to boost research and companies are reporting progress on cancer blood tests.

By Suzanne R. Ferguson • June 7, 2019

Top highlights include: hospitals must fix medicare addresses in order to be paid, US diabetes rates decline as obesity rates rise, and new study shows ADHD medication side effects.

By Suzanne R. Ferguson • May 31, 2019

Top highlights include: Blue Cross is opening primary care clinics, an update on the Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway and JPMorgan Chase joint venture and how cancer patients are now being matched to clinical trials.

By Suzanne R. Ferguson • May 24, 2019

Top highlights include: study shows low-dose aspirin increases bleeding in the skull, judge blocks new liver transplant policy, and ‘zombie cells’ may play role in aging.

By Suzanne R. Ferguson • May 17, 2019