Fri, 20 Jan 2017 19:37:52 -0500New research has found spinal cord stimulation (SCS) therapy can be key to reducing or stabilizing the use of opioids in patients battling chronic pain.
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 19:33:21 -0500A study published today in The New England Journal of Medicine provides compelling evidence that extensively drug-resistant tuberculosis (XDR TB) is spread from person-to-person in the KwaZulu-Natal province, South Africa from 2011-2014.
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 19:25:37 -0500Making New Year's resolutions is easy. Keeping them — beyond a couple of weeks, at least — is tough.
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 19:17:44 -0500If your eyes feel like the Sahara desert or your vision seems blurrier than usual, don't panic. It may just be seasonal dry eye.
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 19:10:37 -0500A tablet computer application helped heart patients with drug-eluting stents take their medications correctly, a study has found.
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 19:02:00 -0500Bill Gates, co-chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, and Ray Chambers, the United Nations Secretary-General's Special Envoy for Health in Agenda 2030 and for Malaria, today announced the launch of the End Malaria Council, a group of influential public and private sector leaders who aim to ensure malaria eradication remains a top global priority.
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 18:55:51 -0500As the demographic shift to an older population continues, a growing number of men and women will be diagnosed with osteoporosis. In addition to existing drug therapies, certain lifestyle and nutritional factors are known to reduce its risk.
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 18:44:00 -0500Breast cancer cells are evasive, finding ways to bypass drugs designed to stop their unchecked growth.
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 18:25:33 -0500The Society of Thoracic Surgeons has released the first publicly accessible national report of outcomes from lobectomy, a lung cancer procedure that removes a portion of the lung.
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 18:19:00 -0500The views among physicians and the general public when it comes to deciding whether to withhold or withdraw treatment of terminally ill patients differ greatly.