Artificial Meniscus Replacements Could Mean An End To Chronic Knee PainWhen a torn meniscus is removed or wears away, doctors don't have a lot to offer short of knee replacement surgery.
Experts: Painkillers May Be Especially Addictive, Dangerous For TeensYoung athletes are often given powerful pain medication – and that can create some major problems.
20-Year-Old Cancer Survivor Stealing The Show At Vatican International Cancer ConferenceDoctors, patients and politicians are meeting at the Vatican to discuss breakthroughs and future treatments.
Study: Genetic Test May Allow Breast Cancer Patients To Avoid ChemotherapyWomen diagnosed with early stage breast cancer are often recommended to have chemotherapy, but a genetic test may now spare some women the misery.
Study: Rotating Shift Work Could Boost Risk Of Coronary Heart DiseaseThere are 15-million Americans who do some kind of rotating shift work, including overnights, evenings, and early morning shifts.
Doctors Using New Methods To Ease Pain For Premature BabiesIt used to be thought that the brains of newborns, especially preemies, were not developed enough to feel pain, but that concept is changing.
Ohio Teen Suffering Dozens Of Seizures A Day Finds Relief Through Experimental SurgeryCollin and his family sought help at Cleveland Clinic. Using sophisticated mapping tools doctors pinpointed the exact spot in Collin's brain that was causing the seizures.
Hospital Offers Safer Alternative To Increasingly Popular Home BirthsHome births are up 40 percent in the past decade, for women who want a calmer, less technological birthing experience.
New Combo Treatment Of Beads, Chemo Drug Helps Battle Liver CancerA new treatment consisting of a combination of tiny beads and a chemotherapy drug can help treat liver cancer.
‘Pembrolizumab’ Immunotherapy Offers New Hope To Melanoma PatientsIn the past, when melanoma spread to other organs and reached stage 4, the average survival time was only 6 to 10 months.
Super Glue Could Be The Answer To Getting Rid Of Uncomfortable, Unsightly Varicose VeinsThere have been many treatments to help get rid of varicose veins, but the latest involves a common household item; superglue.
Penicillin Allergies Could Be Less Common Then Many People ThinkIt's not uncommon to hear of someone who has an allergy to penicillin, but many people who think they're allergic may not be allergic at all.