Giving Recipe Creators Their Due

Times Insider explains who we are and what we do, and delivers behind-the-scenes insights into how our journalism comes together. In September, Marilyn Monroe received a New York Times byline. The story? The star’s recipe for stuffing. Monroe was one of thousands of recipe creators who recently received authorship credit for dishes that have been…

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Focused efforts needed to help health IT reach its promise

Despite significant investment in health information technology such as computerized health records and clinical decision support, leveraging the technology to improve the quality of care will require significant and sustained effort by health systems, according to a new RAND Corporation study. In order to accelerate change, better mechanisms for creating and disseminating best practices are…

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Study in Nature Medicine shows superior patient outcomes in LLS’s Beat AML clinical trial

Rye Brook, NY (Monday, October 26, 2020) – Patients participating in The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s (LLS) groundbreaking precision medicine Beat AML Master Clinical Trial had superior outcomes compared to acute myeloid leukemia (AML) patients who opted for standard chemotherapy treatment, according to findings published today in the prestigious Nature Medicine journal. The Beat AML…

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New strategy for treating common retinal diseases shows promise

LA JOLLA, CA–Scientists at Scripps Research have uncovered a potential new strategy for treating eye diseases that affect millions of people around the world, often resulting in blindness. Many serious eye diseases–including age-related macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy and related disorders of the retina–feature abnormal overgrowth of new retinal blood vessel branches, which can lead to…

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