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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 […]
August 13, 2018

From Pigs to Peacocks, What's Up With Those 'Emotional-Support Animals'?

MONDAY, Aug. 13, 2018 (HealthDay News) — It’s easy to roll your eyes at the latest news nugget about someone trying to take an “emotional support […]
August 8, 2018

Severe Diarrhea Can Send IBS Patients Over the Edge

WEDNESDAY, Aug. 8, 2018 (HealthDay News) — The agony of severe diarrhea can make some people with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) wish they were dead. So […]
August 2, 2018

Google Glass Helps Kids With Autism Navigate Emotions of Others

THURSDAY, Aug. 2, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Donji Cullenbine’s young son, Alex, has autism, but when he put on a pair of Google Glass smartglasses they […]
August 2, 2018

Can Arthritic Dogs (and Their Owners) Benefit From Stem Cell Injections?

THURSDAY, Aug. 2, 2018 (HealthDay News) — If dogs with arthritis can gain benefit from stem cell injections, maybe people can, too. That’s the opinion of […]
August 1, 2018

As Opioid Epidemic Rages, Painkiller Prescriptions Don't Drop

WEDNESDAY, Aug. 1, 2018 (HealthDay News) — In a sign that the U.S. opioid epidemic is still not under control, a new report shows that prescriptions […]
July 31, 2018

Steps to Prevent Arthritis

Arthritis is a disease of the joints where inflammation causes joint stiffness and pain.  Due to the inflammation and pain, it may be very difficult to […]
July 31, 2018

Most Seniors Uninformed on Opioid Use

TUESDAY, July 31, 2018 (HealthDay News) — A new survey suggests health care professionals are giving short shrift to their older patients when it comes to […]
July 24, 2018

How Steroid Abuse Put an Aging Bodybuilder in the Hospital

TUESDAY, July 24, 2018 (HealthDay News) — It all started when a 60-year-old bodybuilder ignored his doctor’s advice to stop using hazardous anabolic steroids, prior to […]
July 20, 2018

Could Botox Cousin Combat the Opioid Epidemic?

FRIDAY, July 20, 2018 (HealthDay News) — A modified type of botulinum toxin — botox — gave mice long-term pain relief and may someday be a […]
July 18, 2018

More Pregnant Women Having Heart Attacks

WEDNESDAY, July 18, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Few women consider the scary possibility that they might suffer a heart attack during or right after their pregnancy, […]
July 16, 2018

When Does Your Child's Headache Call for a Doctor Visit?

MONDAY, July 16, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Headaches are common in children and teens, but many parents aren’t sure when to seek professional help for their […]
July 16, 2018

Opioids Given Too Easily to Children: Study

MONDAY, July 16, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Many children are prescribed powerful opioid painkillers they don’t really need, putting them and those around them at risk, […]
July 9, 2018

Helping Your Child Adjust to College

MONDAY, July 9, 2018 (HealthDay News) — College is a unique stage in a young person’s development. But newfound independence coupled with the pressures of classwork […]
July 6, 2018

Anti-seizure Meds Won't Ease Low Back Pain

FRIDAY, July 6, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Doctors and pain specialists have been turning to anticonvulsive drugs for treatment of lower back pain more often over […]