Will Stone appears in the following:
Monday, September 25, 2023
Lots of people are touting the benefits of cold water immersion but is there research to back up these claims? We check with scientists.
Wednesday, September 13, 2023
A panel of experts has concluded that a common ingredient in over-the-counter decongestants does not work. This could lead to the product being pulled from store shelves.
Saturday, September 09, 2023
At a recent medical gathering, researchers presented their latest hypotheses about what causes – and what could treat – the lingering disease.
Saturday, September 02, 2023
Scientists from around the world met face to face in Santa Fe, NM, this week to present the latest findings on long COVID and discuss studies of potential treatments.
Friday, September 01, 2023
Progress on long COVID may seem slow, but scientists say they're closing in on some potential explanations for the disease. That will hopefully point the way to treatments.
Wednesday, August 30, 2023
Scientists gathered this week to unpack what we know about the underlying cause of long COVID and potential treatments.
Saturday, July 22, 2023
All those daily activities we'd rather avoid — taking the stairs, cleaning the house etc. — have a big metabolic payoff. Non-exercise activity thermogenesis can help manage weight and boost health.
Thursday, July 20, 2023
Most of us know that exercise is good for our health. But what about all the other ways we move during the day?
Tuesday, July 11, 2023
Taken after sex, the antibiotic doxycycline can ward off some sexually transmitted illnesses. Doctors are already prescribing it and the CDC is expected to share guidance soon for how best to use it.
Thursday, June 29, 2023
A carefully conducted study of treatments for short-term back pain finds that opioids aren't the best approach. The results throw into question current guidelines.
Wednesday, June 28, 2023
New research calls into question prescribing the drugs even for short-term pain relief – especially given the risk of addiction.
Tuesday, June 27, 2023
Patients trying to lose weight are often counseled to count calories, but new research finds intermittent fasting can be just as effective. (Story aired on All Things Considered on June 26, 2023.)
Monday, June 26, 2023
When trying to lose weight, patients are often counseled to count calories, but this can be cumbersome and hard to stick with. New research finds that intermittent fasting can be just as effective.
Monday, June 26, 2023
Limiting when you eat to a six- or eight-hour window can help reduce caloric intake. While the weight loss isn't dramatic, it may be easier to stick to than counting calories.
Thursday, June 15, 2023
A panel of advisers to the Food and Drug Administration has recommended revising the current COVID-19 vaccine so that it specifically targets omicron.
Sunday, May 28, 2023
New research shows that the U.S. is making progress in preventing new HIV infections but the gains are happening unevenly across racial and ethnic groups.
Monday, May 22, 2023
Research shows taking a certain antibiotic after sex can significantly reduce the risk of getting sexually transmitted infections. It is seen as a promising approach to curb the nation's STI epidemic.
Tuesday, May 02, 2023
Scientists are turning up more evidence that some people may harbor a viral reservoir in the wake of COVID-19. What could that tell us about long COVID?
Wednesday, April 12, 2023
A growing body of evidence points to the idea that the coronavirus can stick around long after an initial infection. Some researchers think that may be a major driver of long COVID.
Thursday, April 06, 2023
The drug had been fast-tracked for approval under the agency's accelerated approval program, and has been available for more than a decade, despite the drugmaker's failure to prove that it works.