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Leg Pain When Walking: Talk to Your Doctor March 24, 2017

Physician says there are ways to ward off peripheral artery disease

Ouch! How to Tell If You Have a Sprain, a Strain or a Tear March 24, 2017

They're not the same and some types of injuries take longer than others to heal

Many Talks on End-of-Life Wishes End in Confusion, Study Shows March 24, 2017

Just 3 out of 10 accurately understood what their loved one wanted

Exercise a Great Prescription to Help Older Hearts March 23, 2017

Not enough doctors recommend cardiac rehab, American Heart Association says

Turning Back the Aging Clock -- in Mice March 23, 2017

Elderly rodents treated with cellular therapy regained lost fur, became more active, scientists say

Common Cold Can Be Dangerous After Bone Marrow Transplant March 21, 2017

Rhinovirus far more worrisome in those with weakened immune systems, researchers say

New Hepatitis C Drugs Might Eliminate the Disease March 20, 2017

But not everyone responds completely to the medicines and cost remains a big obstacle, researchers say

Drugs for Prostate Trouble, Balding Not Linked to Suicide Risk March 20, 2017

However, medications like Propecia, Proscar may be tied to depression, study finds

Pradaxa Beats Warfarin After Heart Rhythm Procedure: Study March 20, 2017

Fewer bleeding problems reported among 'ablation' patients who took the newer blood thinner

Guidelines May Miss Need for Statins in Many U.S. Blacks March 20, 2017

Individualized scans of the arteries may be a better means of spotting patients at risk, researchers say

New Cholesterol Drugs May Beat Statins, But Price Tag Is High March 17, 2017

Repatha, inclisiran lowered cholesterol levels even further, but first costs about $14,000 a year to take

Home Beats Rehab for Knee, Hip Replacement Recovery March 16, 2017

Research shows patients fare well, sometimes better, if discharged home, even if they live alone

Many U.S. Women Have No Access to Fertility Clinics: Study March 15, 2017

Among those of childbearing age, 29 percent had no clinic, while another 11 percent had only one

Skip the Antibiotics for Mild Eczema in Kids March 14, 2017

Skin condition cleared up just as well without use of the drugs, study found

Many With Irregular Heartbeat Not on Meds They Need: Study March 14, 2017

More than 80 percent of patients who suffered a stroke weren't getting adequate anti-clotting therapy

Blood Test Might Someday Distinguish Early Depression, Schizophrenia March 14, 2017

A screen is still in development stages but could be important, especially for adolescents, experts say

Cystic Fibrosis Survival Better in Canada Than in U.S. March 14, 2017

Canadians with the lung disease live about 10 years longer on average, study finds

Failed Fertility Treatments, Poorer Heart Health Later? March 13, 2017

Study found small link, but researchers not sure if treatments or underlying health problems to blame

Higher Spending by Docs May Not Buy Better Health March 13, 2017

No difference in patient outcomes when physicians order more -- or more pricey -- tests, treatments, study finds

7 in 10 U.S. Workplaces Hit by Opioid Abuse: Survey March 10, 2017

Poll also found most employers unprepared to deal with the issue

Controversial MS Treatment Seems Ineffective March 08, 2017

No benefit detected after 'liberation therapy,' study authors say

Many People Don't Take Their High Blood Pressure Meds: Study March 06, 2017

Failure to follow doctors' orders leads to unnecessary and costly treatment, research shows

Less-Invasive Fibroid Treatment May Be 'Under-Used' March 06, 2017

But embolization might not be suitable for every woman, specialist says

Nasal 'Nerve Block' May Help Ease Kids' Migraines March 06, 2017

But one headache expert says procedure not without risks, pain relief not significantly better than meds

Longer Addiction Treatment Is Better, Study Confirms March 03, 2017

Success rate goes up significantly when programs last more than 30 days, psychiatrist says

FDA Throws Cold Water on Whole Body Cryotherapy March 03, 2017

Exposure to ultra-low temperatures shows no benefits and may be dangerous, agency warns

FDA Approves New Treatment for Dust Mite Allergies March 02, 2017

Odactra is a year-round treatment for reactions to the tiny bugs that share your home

Mildly Low Thyroid Function in Pregnancy Not a Threat: Study March 01, 2017

No difference in brain functioning seen in kids assessed to age 5

Wireless Arm Patch May Blunt Migraine Pain March 01, 2017

Study found electrical stimulation reduced ache if started soon enough

Nerve 'Zap' Treatment May Speed Stroke Recovery March 01, 2017

Small study found arm weakness improved when brain was stimulated during physical therapy

Study Tracks Bleeding Risk From Common Blood Thinners February 28, 2017

Research looked specifically at bleeds inside the skull and near the brain

Study Finds Stroke Care Faster for Men Than Women February 24, 2017

Researchers not sure why the disparity exists

After Stroke, 'Blue' Light May Help Beat the Blues February 22, 2017

Akin to sunlight, it could ward off depression during rehab, study finds

Stem Cell Transplants May Help Some With Multiple Sclerosis February 20, 2017

Review found younger patients fared better over 5 years, though some deaths reported

Weight-Loss Surgery May Help Obese Patients Beat Diabetes February 15, 2017

After procedure, some patients were able to stop taking insulin to control their blood sugar, researchers report

Shocks From Implanted Defibrillators Trigger Health Costs of Their Own February 15, 2017

Even when the shock was inappropriate, many people still got invasive medical procedures afterwards, study finds

Immunotherapy Not a Quick Fix for Hay Fever February 14, 2017

3-year treatment with high doses of grass pollen offered long-term relief, but 2 years not enough, study finds

'Cooling Caps' May Halt Chemo-Linked Hair Loss February 14, 2017

One of two trials was stopped early because results were so strong

FDA Issues Warning About Balloon Obesity Treatments February 13, 2017

Some devices are over-inflating, and some have been linked to pancreas inflammation, agency says

Low Back Pain? Relax, Breathe and Try Yoga February 10, 2017

Review of 12 studies found small improvements in pain levels, function after 3 to 6 months

Daily Aspirin May Help Prevent Some Recurrent Miscarriages February 09, 2017

Approach seemed to help women with high blood levels of a 'marker' for inflammation, study found

Think You're Allergic to Penicillin? Check Again February 06, 2017

Some people outgrow their allergy and others may have been misdiagnosed, doctor explains

Black Americans Still Undertreated for HIV February 03, 2017

Nearly 1 in 4 had progressed to AIDS at time of diagnosis: CDC

Many Breast Cancer Survivors Don't Get Life-Extending Therapy February 02, 2017

Study estimates nearly 15,000 lives saved over decade if all who needed hormone treatment got it

Gay Man Infected With HIV Despite Using Preventive Drugs February 01, 2017

But cases of drug-resistant strains of AIDS virus are still rare, doctors say

Study Suggests Newer Cholesterol Drugs Are Safe January 30, 2017

Whether taking them results in fewer heart attacks and strokes isn't yet known, researcher says

Good News for Older Women With Early Form of Breast Cancer January 27, 2017

A diagnosis of DCIS doesn't lower life expectancy in patients over 50, study finds

Anxiety May Lead to Unneeded Prostate Cancer Treatments January 27, 2017

Researchers suggest that dealing with a patient's distress may lead to better choices, improve quality of life

Kids With ADHD Make 6.1 Million Doctor Visits a Year in U.S.: CDC January 26, 2017

Mental health specialist says study raises more questions than it answers

Should Pregnant Women Always Be Treated for Underactive Thyroid? January 26, 2017

New study finds the therapy may have potential risks, and specialists say more study is needed

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