Duodenoscopes — tubular cameras threaded into the intestine — with disposable parts were supposed to be safer. But the parts can fall off in the body, the F.D.A. warned.
The Biden administration has proposed changes to how it would pay private Medicare Advantage plans, setting off a lobbying frenzy.
While an agency analysis did find signs of Covid “rebound,” the drug significantly reduces hospitalizations and deaths, researchers said.
In 2021, deaths of pregnant women soared by 40 percent in the United States, according to new government figures. Here’s how one family coped after the virus threatened a pregnant mother.
A wave of new treatments have cured devastating diseases. When the costs are too much, even for the insured, patients hunt for other ways to pay.
Even after Delta became the dominant variant in humans, Alpha and Gamma continued to circulate in white-tailed deer, according to new research.
“Granny flats” are popping up in backyards across the country, affording Americans a new housing option. Some communities are not happy about it.
The fatalities, occurring disproportionately among Native American and Black women, were linked not just to medical complications but also to homicides and accidents.
The F.D.A. proposed a more individualized policy based on questions about sexual behavior and risks.
In advance of a scientific meeting on Thursday, officials proposed offering new shots to Americans each fall, a strategy long employed against the flu.