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Over half of older Americans take aspirin daily

More than half of middle-aged adults and seniors in the United States take aspirin daily to prevent stroke, heart attack, and other serious illnesses.

Sunday, 2015, April 26 - 12:05am
Parents' concerns predictive of autism diagnosis

A new study has found that parents often notice signs of autism in their infant children before a doctor makes an official diagnosis.

Saturday, 2015, April 25 - 6:05pm
treating tinnitus with mindfulness

When it comes to treating tinnitus, or ringing in the ears, patients and physicians alike are faced with a limited number of options. A new small study suggests that mindfulness can be a novel way to approach this life-altering condition.

Saturday, 2015, April 25 - 11:36am
osteoarthritis treatment involves fat cells

A new osteoarthritis treatment is on the horizon, and it involves using a patient’s own fat cells. Word of the success of this new approach comes from a team in the Czech Republic.

Saturday, 2015, April 25 - 8:55am
weight loss

A contentious ingredient often hidden in weight loss drugs is in the spotlight again as the FDA begins to clamp down on makers of weight loss drugs who claim that the ingredients they are using are natural; and thereby, allowable by law. Here is what the FDA found with a listing of specific products, plus their cover names that you should watch out for in your weight loss supplements.

Friday, 2015, April 24 - 6:29am
Mindfulness therapy could replace drugs for depression treatment

In a first study published in the journal Lancet researchers have found mindfulness therapy, also known as cognitive behavioral therapy to be as effective as antidepressant medications that can often have side effects that are intolerable.

Friday, 2015, April 24 - 5:57am
MMR vaccine not linked to autism

Yet another study has found that there is no link between the vaccination for measles, mumps and rubella and autism, even among children who are at high risk for the disorder.

Thursday, 2015, April 23 - 11:55am
Health care coverage

I have been certified to work with the health insurance exchanges for two years in both Maryland and the state of Virginia. I have signed people up with 4 of the major companies in our area over the course of the past 2 years. I’ve had good and bad experiences with resolving client issues. This article will highlight a problem that I have found with one of the major companies in my area.

Thursday, 2015, April 23 - 10:23am
antiseizure drug helps optic neuritis in multiple sclerosis

The relationship between seizures, optic neuritis, and multiple sclerosis may seem difficult to fathom, but the results of a new study shed some light on the subject. It appears that the common antiseizure drug called phenytoin has the ability to help prevent the development of acute optic neuritis, an eye condition frequently seen in people who have multiple sclerosis.

Thursday, 2015, April 23 - 10:11am
Online diet pill risks

It’s one of the unfortunate hazards of the diet supplement industry - pills that offer a new life for dieters that actually take their lives away as reported recently by ABC News about a young woman from the UK who died from diet pills purchased online.

Thursday, 2015, April 23 - 2:15am
Pilot study shows oral insulin safe and effective for preventing type 1 diabetes

New research funded by the Juvenile Diabetes Association found taking insulin by mouth helps boost immunity to prevent type 1 diabetes in children at high risk for the disease.

Wednesday, 2015, April 22 - 7:34am
topical drugs for multiple sclerosis

Two topical skin drugs that are already approved for dermatology purposes could be beneficial for people with multiple sclerosis. The finding comes from a research team at Case Western Reserve.

Tuesday, 2015, April 21 - 3:29pm