In his book “Fads and Fallacies,” published in the 1950s, Martin Gardner chronicled a quirkier, and perhaps less politically polarizing, set of pseudoscientific ideas.
A care program that included medication coupled with caregiver education, home assessments, and personalized patient training slowed the progression of Alzheimer’s disease symptoms much more than medication alone.
Kids who live near pollution are at the same risk of asthma as those exposed to secondhand smoke.
Science journalist Annalee Newitz joins us to talk about some of the stories from the week in science.
Hospitals commonly schedule surgeons to start a new surgery while someone else finishes their last one. Should they notify patients?