January 31, 2018

Procedure Beats Drugs for A-Fib With Heart Failure

WEDNESDAY, Jan. 31, 2018 (HealthDay News) — For people with both atrial fibrillation and heart failure, a procedure called ablation can be life-saving, a new clinical […]
January 30, 2018

Low-Carb Diets Boost Risk for Serious Birth Defects

TUESDAY, Jan. 30, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Having a baby? Don’t skimp on carbs. Following a low-carbohydrate diet during pregnancy may increase a woman’s risk of […]
January 22, 2018

Were NYC Cancer Cases Tied to Chernobyl Disaster?

MONDAY, Jan. 22, 2018 (HealthDay News) — A possible link between a cluster of cases in New York City of an extremely rare type of cancer […]
January 20, 2018

How to Stay Safe on the Mountain

SATURDAY, Jan. 20, 2018 (HealthDay News) — The growing popularity of snowboarding and skiing has meant more injuries on the slopes, a new review shows. In […]
January 10, 2018

Study Gets to the Core of Back Pain in Runners

WEDNESDAY, Jan. 10, 2018 (HealthDay News) — The onset of back pain among runners may stem from a general weakness in their deep core muscles, new […]
January 5, 2018

Stress Is Tough on Medical 'Surrogates' When a Loved One Is Ill

FRIDAY, Jan. 5, 2018 (HealthDay News) — When seriously ill hospital patients can’t express their wishes about their medical care, decision-making often falls to emotionally drained […]
January 3, 2018

Stem Cell Transplant Shows Promise for Immune Disorder Scleroderma

WEDNESDAY, Jan. 3, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Stem cell transplants could offer new hope for people with a severe form of scleroderma — a debilitating and […]
January 3, 2018

Hysterectomy May Have Long-Term Health Risks

WEDNESDAY, Jan. 3, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Women who undergo a hysterectomy are at greater risk for heart disease and other health issues — even if […]
January 3, 2018

Could Gene Therapy Someday Eliminate HIV?

WEDNESDAY, Jan. 3, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Gene therapy may have the potential to eradicate HIV in people infected with the virus, new animal research suggests. […]
June 3, 2017
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Prolotherapy Treatment for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

If you suffer from carpal tunnel syndrome, you know the pain it brings and the frustration when your body doesn’t respond to treatment. Prolotherapy may provide […]
May 31, 2017
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Studies Spotlight Diet, Supplements for Knee Pain

Could fiber or chondroitin ease arthritis? By Serena Gordon HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, May 23, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Fiber helps lower cholesterol, stabilize blood sugar levels […]
May 11, 2017
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Learn More about Cervical Epidural Steroid Injections

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April 27, 2017
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Opioid Related Deaths Might Be Underestimated: CDC

Death certificates from drug-linked infections may not label painkillers as possible cause By Dennis Thompson HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, April 25, 2017 (HealthDay News) — America’s prescription […]
March 7, 2017
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Understanding The Difference Between Nerve Pain and Muscle Pain

Nerve pain and muscle pain may seem similar. But when examined more closely, their differences demonstrate how one type of pain does truly compare to the […]
February 20, 2017
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Defining and Treating Cervical Radiculopathy

You may have never heard of cervical radiculopathy, but you’re likely familiar with a “pinched nerve.” Both are names for the same condition that causes pain […]
February 7, 2017
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Calcium Supplements Help Prevent Osteoporosis, But Can They Cause Heart Problems?

Calcium is the number one ally in the fight against and prevention of osteoporosis. But recent findings suggest that calcium supplements may require a closer look […]