Health

Memory Loss Requires Careful Diagnosis, Scientists Say

A lengthy report by the Department of Justice on President Biden’s handling of classified documents contained some astonishing assessments of his well-being and mental health. Mr. Biden, 81, was an “elderly man with a poor memory” and “diminished faculties” who “did not remember when he was vice president,” the special counsel Robert K. Hur said.

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Cancer Diagnosis Like King Charles’s Is Not Unheard-Of

A patient checks into the hospital for a routine procedure to treat an enlarged prostate. And, unexpectedly, a test done in the hospital — perhaps a blood test or an X-ray or an examination of the urethra and the bladder — finds a cancer. Apparently, something like that happened to King Charles III. When the

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A Mystery in the E.R.? Ask Dr. Chatbot for a Diagnosis.

The patient was a 39-year-old woman who had come to the emergency department at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston. Her left knee had been hurting for several days. The day before, she had a fever of 102 degrees. It was gone now, but she still had chills. And her knee was red and

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Bruce Willis to Step Away From Performing After Aphasia Prognosis

Bruce Willis, the prolific action-movie star, has been recognized with aphasia — a dysfunction that impacts the mind’s language middle and an individual’s means to know or specific speech — and can step away from appearing, his ex-wife, Demi Moore, introduced in an Instagram publish on Wednesday. “To Bruce’s superb supporters, as a household we

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