Please upgrade your browser to make full use of twiends.   chrome   firefox   ie   safari  
Create your own wall, sign in free!
NYTimes Health
healthmedicine 681,670 followers
What does a gluten-free label mean? It must contain less than 20 parts per million of gluten.
But in workers of lower socioeconomic status, more than 55 hours a week of work translated to 30% increase in risk of Type 2 diabetes.
Working long hours does not increase risk of diabetes in wealthier workers.
Drug Patents Held Overseas Can Pare Makers’ Tax Bills
Confused about gluten? It’s a protein in grains like wheat, rye and barley that contains gliadin peptide.
Global Health: A Dog’s Life in Chad: Filling Up on Fish Guts and on Guinea Worms
Abdominal pain and bloating are the most common signs of Celiac disease.
Reactions: Nature in the Balance, Gene Tests, Artificial Sweetners and Diabetes
The Scan: Science Events: Dancing Particle Physics and Science-Inspired Fashion
Well: After Surgery, Predicting a Speedy Recovery
Well: Vets Face Rising Worry Over Fleas
Celiac disease now affects one in 100 Caucasians.
Well: Working Long Hours Tied to Diabetes Risk
The New Health Care: Auto-Renewing Your Health Plan May Be Bad for You, and for Competition
The New Health Care: What We’re Learning About Drug Company Payments to Doctors
Well: Celiac Disease, a Common, but Elusive, Diagnosis
Just because your last dying wish is to die at home does not mean that it will be granted.
A breast cancer drug that appears to extend patients lives significantly.
U.S.D.A. to Start Program to Support Local and Organic Farming
Costs Can Go Up Fast When E.R. Is in Network but the Doctors Are Not
Georgia Colleges Prohibiting Tobacco, but Questions About Enforcement Linger
Dire Warnings by Big Tobacco on E-Smoking
Liberia’s chief medical officer is placing herself under quarantine for 3 weeks after her assistant died of Ebola.
“I want to go home, to my books and my music,” he said. But the forces of the health care system were against him.
Untangling the troubling relationship between anxiety drugs and Alzheimer’s disease.
People are trying to cope with ebola in Monrovia with few resources. Photo: a makeshift protective suit by @bcsolomon
Advanced breast cancer patients who received Perjeta had a median survival time nearly 16 months longer than control.
A drug called Perjeta used to treat advanced breast cancer has had what appears to be unprecedented success.
Looking for healthy dinner ideas for this week? Here's a selection from the new cooking site:
Roche Breast Cancer Drug Appears to Greatly Extend Patients’ Lives
Weight before cardio. Cardio before weights. It doesn’t matter so long as you do both.
Gerald Larue, Early Advocate of Right to Die, Dies at 98
In Liberia and U.S., Precautions for Two Ebola Workers
An outbreak of respiratory illness infecting 225 children is baffling scientists.
Caffeine is just one of the many peculiar things in the water.
If a child has labored breathing that involves wheezing or chest pain, the child requires immediate care. Could be enterovirus 68.
A baby who has to stop drinking from a bottle to breathe should be seen by a doctor. Could be enterovirus 68.
Symptoms in the current outbreak of enterovirus 68 resemble those of a bad cold, including body aches and cough.
An outbreak of respiratory illness first observed in the Midwest has spread to 38 states.
A woman’s story of running with large breasts and little support.
Infants in the single-family neonatal intensive care rooms did better than those in shared rooms.
A seemingly simple wish — to die at home — has gotten very complicated.
Ebola Doctor Shortage Eases as Volunteers Begin to Step Forward
This respiratory illness among children continues to spread and puzzle
Retweeted by NYTimes Health
Opinion: Women’s Atypical Heart Attacks
What’s more effective cardio and then 30 minutes of weight lifting? Or the reverse?
A day after open, the new 100+ bed #Monrovia #Ebola clinic is full. Once again, sick must wait outside @MSF center.
Retweeted by NYTimes Health