A new study concluded that it could be effective at alleviating stomach discomfort. But a lot is unknown.
Healthy eating might help protect your brain, experts say, but other factors play in as well.
The empty auditoriums, Gila monsters, resistant pharmaceutical executives and enigmas that led to Ozempic and other drugs that may change how society thinks about obesity.
A clinical trial was the first to demonstrate that a new obesity drug could also improve patients’ heart health.
Because the pill works faster than other antidepressants and is taken for only two weeks, it may encourage more treatment of the debilitating condition.
A new analysis of older people who have never had a heart attack or stroke suggests limited protective power of daily low-dose aspirin, and worrisome side effects.
A trial of donanemab, an experimental drug, found it modestly slowed the worsening of memory and thinking and worked better in patients at earlier stages and those under 75.
The F.D.A. gave full approval to the drug, but added a black-box warning about safety risks. Medicare said it would cover most of the high cost.
This fall, Americans will be urged to get shots against the flu, Covid and, if they’re older, R.S.V.
We may be on the cusp of an era of astonishing innovation — the limits of which aren’t even clear yet.