Improving maternal and child health BIPAI expands its programs in South America with maternal-child health initiative in Argentina More Than a Sore Throat? Dr. Julina Ongkasuwan says multiple health conditions may play a role in having an itchy, irritated and painful throat. New National Academy of Medicine Members Dr. Malcolm Brenner and Dr. Cheryl Walker were elected to membership in the National Academy of Medicine. Potential Alzheimer’s Prevention Taking a pill that prevents the accumulation of toxic molecules in the brain might someday help prevent or delay Alzheimer’s disease, according to a new study. Flu Vaccine for Older Adults Getting a high-dose flu shot shown to help older adults maintain good health.