Thursday July 18th, 2024 8:13AM

AP Health

What cognitive tests can show -- and what they can't
Washington politics is drawing attention to cognitive testing, a 10-minute series of questions to assess different brain function
6:27PM ( 1 week ago )
The threat of litigation looms as Purdue Pharma returns to settlement talks
OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma, the family that owns it and lawyers for thousands of parties with claims against it are getting ready to work on a new settlement after the U.S. Supreme Court rejected the last one
4:45PM ( 1 week ago )
Velocity training has pushed pitchers to their limits. Baseball is grappling with the injury risks
Velocity training is the rage in baseball from the youth levels up through the majors
12:17PM ( 1 week ago )
A woman who received a pig kidney transplant plus a heart pump has died
A woman who received a pig kidney transplant has died
11:47AM ( 1 week ago )
South Africa drops probe of J&J after it agrees to lower price of TB drug and withdraws patent
Medical advocacy groups welcomed Johnson & Johnson’s decision not to enforce its patent on a critical tuberculosis medication, allowing its production at much lower prices, after South African authorities opened an investigation into the conglomerate
8:48AM ( 1 week ago )
Relief in South Africa after J&J reversal allows key tuberculosis drug production at lower prices
Medical advocacy groups have welcomed Johnson & Johnson’s decision not to enforce its patent on a critical tuberculosis medication, allowing its production at much lower prices
8:48AM ( 1 week ago )
A rare voice box transplant helped a cancer patient speak again, part of a pioneering study
A Massachusetts man can speak again after surgeons removed his cancerous voice box and replaced it with a donated one, a pioneering move
7:00AM ( 1 week ago )
Support for legal abortion has risen since Supreme Court eliminated protections, AP-NORC poll finds
A new poll finds that a solid majority of Americans oppose a federal abortion ban and that a rising number appear to support access to abortions for any reason
12:02AM ( 1 week ago )
CLIMATE GLIMPSE: Heat and a hurricane descend on the U.S., other wild weather around the world
As Hurricane Beryl batters Texas, the world is set for another week of wild weather as human-caused climate change makes extremes like these more likely
8:46AM ( 1 week ago )