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Dr. Max Gomez

Patient undergoing transcranial magnetic stimulation to alleviate symptoms of fibromyalgia (credit: CBS 2)

Study: Electromagnetic Therapy Offers Relief To Fibromyalgia Sufferers

There is new hope for people with fibromyalgia – and it comes from magnets. Fibromyalgia is the most common cause of chronic, widespread pain in the U.S., affecting between six and 12 million people nationwide.

03/26/2014

Medical experts say a popular trend called 'water birthing' could be unsafe for newborn babies. (Credit CBS 2)

Dr. Max Gomez: Growing ‘Water Birth’ Trend May Be Unsafe

Two major doctors’ groups have said that a growing trend that involves giving birth in a tub of warm water is not good for babies and could even be dangerous.

03/25/2014

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Dr. Max Gomez: Investigating The Link Between Stress And Infertility

A team of researchers at Ohio State’s Wexner Medical Center, led by Dr. Courtney Lynch, have made a connection between stress and a couple’s inability to get pregnant.

03/24/2014

Jeremy Stetler timed his vasectomy with a previous NCAA college basketball tournament. (credit: CBS 2)

March Madness Is Prime Time For Vasectomies

The timing is all about having an excuse to recover while watching a lot of basketball.

03/20/2014

A preservative used in baby wipes and other hygiene products has been linked to a painful rash. (Credit: CBS 2)

Dr. Max Gomez: Popular Baby Wipes May Cause Nasty Rash

Something in popular baby and personal hygiene wipes has been causing painful, itchy rashes and blisters.

03/19/2014

Pansy Greene, an Alzheimer's patient, walks with her husband. (credit: CBS 2)

New Report: Alzheimer’s Disease Affects More Women Than Men

Alzheimer’s Disease is the sixth leading cause of death in the U.S. and a new report finds the disease affects many more women than men.

03/19/2014

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Experts Question Study Downplaying Link Between Saturated Fat, Heart Disease

An analysis in the Annals of Internal Medicine of nearly 80 studies on the effect of dietary fats finds there’s not enough evidence to say that eating saturated fat increases the incidence of heart attacks or strokes.

03/18/2014

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Dr. Max Gomez: Science Takes On The ’5-Second Rule’

Admit it, unless you’re a complete germophobe you’ve probably dropped food on the floor and then eaten it.

03/17/2014

A new study found that thinner women had fatter paychecks than average-sized or overweight women. (Photo credit: Jeff J. Mitchell/Getty Images)

Dr. Max Gomez: Researchers Identify Obesity As Risk Factor For Ovarian Cancer

Researchers have identified and confirmed an important risk factor for ovarian cancer, a disease that strikes 22,000 women, and kills 14,000 women a year in the United States.

03/11/2014

Caregiver and Alzheimer’s patient (credit: CBS 2)

Dr. Max Gomez: Alzheimer’s Test Boasts Incredible Accuracy Rate

The newest test is a blood test that can reportedly predict who will get Alzheimer’s several years before symptoms appear.

03/10/2014

New non-surgical pacemaker device being tested in U.S. (credit: CBS 2)

Smaller, Non-Surgical Heart Pacemaker Being Tested For Use In U.S.

About 200,000 cardiac pacemakers are implanted every year in this country. Researchers at Mount Sinai Hospital are the first in the U.S. to implant the new, experimental pacemaker that is smaller than a AAA battery.

03/07/2014

A new study suggests Alzheimer's disease is affecting more elderly than previously thought. (Credit: CBS 2)

Study: Alzheimer’s Affecting More Elderly Than Previously Thought

The memory-robbing disease is the sixth leading cause of death in the United States, however, the study suggests its impact may actually be on par with cancer and heart disease.

03/06/2014

A researcher looks at cells through a microscope (file/credit: Sandy Huffaker/Getty Images)

Researchers Make Breakthrough In Effort To Cure AIDS Using Gene Therapy

Scientists have genetically engineered white blood cells to make them immune to the AIDS virus. Researchers say it seems safe and promising.

03/05/2014

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Dr. Max Gomez: Dealing With Second Child Infertility

The increase in cases of secondary infertility has to do in part with the fact that women are waiting longer to have kids, but there are other possible factors including some problems that can be traced to a woman’s first delivery.

03/04/2014

Baby making eye contact (credit: CBS 2)

Dr. Max Gomez: Sleep Machines Could Hurt Your Baby’s Hearing

They’re often called ‘sleep machines’ and millions of parents use them to help get their babies to sleep, many experts even recommend them.

03/03/2014

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