Asthma Drug May Slow Brain Damage In Multiple Sclerosis PatientsAn oral asthma drug approved in Japan and used in a relatively small study of 250 MS patients, seems to have slowed that brain loss.
Heart Stents Might Not Be Effective In Easing Chest Pain, Study SaysWhen a patient has a heart attack, stents can be life savers. But many are put in for chest pain, called angina.
Doctors Say New Cancer Treatment Might Even Be CureThe new treatment for Non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma re-engineers a patient’s own cells to turn them into a living drug.
Americans Struggle To Get High Blood Pressure Under Control, CDC SaysHigh blood pressure has become a major public health issue. According to a new report, about 30 percent of Americans suffer from high blood pressure, and only about half of them have it under control.
Scientists Say Your Brain Still Works After Death, And You Know When You're DeadAccording to researchers in New York, a person's brain is still active after death, meaning they can be aware they've passed away.
New Exercises Help Athletes With Asthma & Other Breathing Problems Get Back In The GameWe know exercise is good for our health, but it can also trigger asthma attacks and other breathing problems. Now, there are special breathing techniques that can help.
Toddler Denied Kidney Transplant After Father Violates His ProbationThe toddler's Georgia hospital says the father's latest trip to prison has caused them to re-evaluate performing the life-saving transplant.
Tiny Implant Improves Radiation Treatment For Breast Cancer PatientsA simple little implant makes breast cancer radiation treatment shorter and more accurate, and it even gives a better cosmetic result after surgery.
So Long, Syringes: New Insulin Patch Makes It Easier To Manage DiabetesThe V-Go insulin patch is easy to use and helps a patient have tighter control of their blood sugar.
Breast Cancer Death Rates Decline, As Major Cancer Risk Factor RisesA report from the CDC says the growing obesity epidemic threatens to outweigh the benefits of early cancer detection and improved treatments.
Move Over BMI: Doctors Say There’s A Better Way To Gauge Whether You’re OverweightWhere you carry that extra weight turns out to be a better way to assess how much of a health risk those extra pounds might be causing.
Sleepy? Afternoon Naps Can Actually Be Good For Your HealthThe key, though, is that they are planned naps, as opposed to what are called involuntary naps.