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A recent study in the New England Journal of Medicine has questioned the effectiveness of epidural injections. (Credit: CBS 2)

Dr. Max Gomez: New Study Questions The Effectiveness Of Epidural Injections

Researchers found that after six weeks, injections that combined both epidural steroids and the anesthetic lidocaine were no more effective than lidocaine alone. Even the effects of lidocaine did not last long.

07/02/2014

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Study: Autism May Begin Developing In Infants During Pregnancy

New Centers for Disease Control and Prevention figures and a study published in the New England Journal of Medicine are shining more light on autism.

03/27/2014

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

A couple drink soda beverages in New York, May 31, 2012. (Photo credit: EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/GettyImages)

Sides Make Spirited Arguments For And Against Bloomberg’s Big Drink Ban Proposal

The mayor’s proposal would put a 16-ounce limit of sugary drinks sold at city restaurants, movie theaters, sports
venues and street carts and would apply to both bottled and fountain drinks.

07/24/2012

This microscopy image provided by Dr. Carl June on Wednesday, Aug. 10, 2011 shows immune system T-cells, center, binding to beads which cause the cells to divide. (credit: AP Photo/Dr. Carl June)

‘Amazing’ Therapy Destroys Leukemia In Three Patients

They’ve only done it in three patients so far, but the results were striking: Two appear cancer-free up to a year after treatment, and the third patient is improved but still has some cancer.

08/10/2011

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New Study Questions Benefits Of Mammograms

A new study suggests the benefits of getting a mammogram may be more modest than previously estimated.

09/23/2010