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September 19, 2018

Acupuncture: A New Look at an Ancient Remedy

WEDNESDAY, Sept. 19, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Widely practiced in Asia for thousands of years, acupuncture is one of the key components of traditional Chinese medicine. […]
September 18, 2018

AHA: Common Treatment for AFib May Also Lower Anxiety, Depression

TUESDAY, Sept. 18, 2018 (American Heart Association) — Levels of anxiety and depression seen in people who have a common heart rhythm disorder called atrial fibrillation […]
September 14, 2018

1 in 12 Americans Lives With Debilitating Chronic Pain

FRIDAY, Sept. 14, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Of the 50 million Americans living with chronic pain, the pain is so bad for 20 million that it […]
September 12, 2018

Mindfulness May Be a Buffer Against Pain

WEDNESDAY, Sept. 12, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Mindfulness meditation may take the edge off of pain, a new study suggests. “Mindfulness is related to being aware […]
September 12, 2018

Could a Placebo Pill Help Ease Your Back Pain?

WEDNESDAY, Sept. 12, 2018 (HealthDay News) — With millions of pain-plagued Americans looking for an alternative to opioids, the solution for some might be no medicine […]
September 10, 2018

'No Documented Reason' for 1 in 3 Outpatient Opioid Rxs: Study

MONDAY, Sept. 10, 2018 (HealthDay News) — The United States is in the grip of an epidemic of opioid painkiller addiction. But now, research shows that […]
September 10, 2018

Chronic Pain May Drive Some to Suicide

MONDAY, Sept. 10, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Suffering debilitating pain every day may be so unbearable that some decide to take their own lives, new research […]
September 4, 2018

IVF May Put Children at Risk for High Blood Pressure

TUESDAY, Sept. 4, 2018 (HealthDay News) — In vitro fertilization gives couples struggling to conceive the chance to have children, but a new study suggests these […]
September 3, 2018

Opium Poppy Genome Research May Aid Painkiller Production

MONDAY, Sept. 3, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Scientists who decoded the opium poppy genome say the breakthrough might improve production of the plant to provide a […]
August 30, 2018

Monkey Trials Raise Hope for Non-Addictive Opioid Alternative

THURSDAY, Aug. 30, 2018 (HealthDay News) — The ongoing opioid addiction crisis means the search for powerful but non-addictive painkillers is more urgent than ever before. […]
August 29, 2018

Drug Slows Brain Shrinkage in Progressive MS

WEDNESDAY, Aug. 29, 2018 (HealthDay News) — A drug that has long been used in Japan for asthma may slow down brain shrinkage in people with […]
August 27, 2018

New Wrinkle in Heart Health: Furrowed Brows May Bode Ill

MONDAY, Aug. 27, 2018 (HealthDay News) — A furrowed brow could be a red flag for your heart health, a new French study suggests. People who […]
August 23, 2018

Government Rules Aimed at Curbing Opioid Prescriptions May Have Backfired

THURSDAY, Aug. 23, 2018 (HealthDay News) — As the U.S. opioid addiction epidemic widened, the federal Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) placed the prescription painkillers in a […]
August 22, 2018

Spine Stimulation May Help Paralyzed Patients Regain Bladder Control

WEDNESDAY, Aug. 22, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Many people with spinal cord injuries suffer the loss of bladder control, but a small new study shows that […]
August 15, 2018

Stem Cells Restore Some Vision in Blind Mice

WEDNESDAY, Aug. 15, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Scientists say they have restored some degree of vision in blind lab mice, by activating stem cells in their […]
August 15, 2018

Amputation May Not Be Best Option for Severe Circulation Problems

WEDNESDAY, Aug. 15, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Trying to restore blood flow may be better than amputation for patients with a serious leg circulation problem called […]
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