New England Journal Of Medicine News
Doctors Reveal Photos of Zika's Effects on 1st Person Infected by Virus in US
The first person to be infected locally during Florida's Zika virus outbreak was nearly 5 months pregnant, according to a new case study published today in the New England Journal of Medicine. The case study reveals how doctors figured out that a 23-year-old pregnant woman was the first person in
Obama Presses Trump Not to Back Away From Clean Energy
President Barack Obama is expressing confidence in the future of the clean energy industry amid concerns the Trump administration may reverse his policies on climate change
Obama Says He'd Back 'Obamacare' Repeal if GOP Has Better Plan
Putting pressure on Republicans, President Barack Obama says he would publicly support repealing "Obamacare" if Republicans come up with something better.
Obama Derides 'Reckless' Plan to Repeal Now, Replace Later
President Barack Obama is deriding as "reckless" a Republican plan to repeal his health care law now and replace it later
How Many Calories Americans Will Eat on Thanksgiving
Thanksgiving is a time for family, friends, football and feasting. The average American will consume a hefty 3,000 calories on Thanksgiving -- for dinner alone. Drinks, dessert and appetizers can bring the total calorie count to 4,500, according to the Calorie Control Council, an industry group.
Brain Implant Helps 'Locked In' ALS Patient Communicate
A brain implant has allowed a woman with the so-called “ locked-in syndrome ” to finally communicate after amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS or Lou Gehrig’s disease) robbed her of the ability to speak. The brain-computer interface was implanted into the unnamed patient’s brain, enabling her to
Further Evidence of Link Between Guillain-Barre Paralysis Syndrome and Zika Virus Infection, Study Finds
The Zika virus outbreak has been a major concern for public health officials in the past year, with growing evidence that the virus is not only linked to, but is the cause of a devastating birth defect called microcephaly , characterized by an abnormally small head and brain, often leading to
Latest Developments in Breast Cancer Research
Dr. Kristi Funk joins "GMA" to discuss the latest in breast cancer treatments, the controversy surrounding when to get mammograms and what every woman can do now to reduce her risk.
Sugar Industry Paid for Medical Review in 1960s That Downplayed Link Between Sugar and Heart Disease, Report Finds
Potential conflicts from industry-sponsored medical research have been an ongoing concern among public health officials, and a new report looks at how undisclosed funding could have had a major impact on medical findings and decades of research that followed. A report in the Journal of the American
Achoo! See the Anatomy of a Sneeze
Just in time for cold and flu season, MIT researchers are showing you exactly what a sneeze looks like in slow motion. Lydia Bourouiba, of the MIT Fluid Dynamics of Disease Transmission Laboratory, managed to film a real live sneeze at 1,000 frames per second. Published in the New England Journal