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Diagnosed with osteoarthritis at 21
Aug 30, 2018 • 1 comment
"Since I have had my prosthesis (March 2015), yes, I feel like I can now live again. I now can walk for more than an hour, I have returned to being able to ride my bike and I have professional...
Are you interested in CBD oil to help manage your chronic condition?
Aug 29, 2018 • 1 Like • 7 comments
NOTE: If you are suffering from Chronic Pain due to a diagnosis, you may also benefit by adding the condition "Other Chronic Pain" to your profile to grant you access to the Chronic Pain forum. To do...
Panel: Doctors Should Focus On Preventing Depression In Pregnant Women, New Moms
Aug 29, 2018
The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force has released new draft recommendations saying that physicians should screen pregnant women and new moms to identify those who are at risk of becoming...
Ketamine, A Promising Depression Treatment, Seems To Act Like An Opioid
Aug 29, 2018
A new study suggests that ketamine, an increasingly popular treatment for depression, has something in common with drugs like fentanyl and oxycodone. The small study found evidence that ketamine's...
Severe Depression: Vagus Nerve Stimulator Improves Lives
Aug 27, 2018 • 1 comment
For people with treatment-resistant depression, adding vagus nerve stimulation to medication can drastically improve their quality of life, concludes a new study. The National Institute of Mental...
No Amount Of Alcohol Is Good For Your Health, Global Study Says
Aug 27, 2018 • 1 Like
Countless scientific studies have espoused the idea that a glass of red wine a day can be good for the heart, but a new, sweeping global study published in The Lancet on Friday rejects the notion...
In US, HPV-Related Cancers On Rise
Aug 24, 2018
Despite rising vaccination rates, cancers related to human papillomavirus, a common sexually transmitted infection, are on the rise in the United States, particularly cancers of the head, neck...
Eye Exam May Predict Alzheimer's
Aug 23, 2018
Advances in eye exam technology could one day help doctors diagnose people with Alzheimer's disease long before symptoms appear, researchers said Thursday. Using equipment similar to the kind...
Top 10 Most Promising Experimental Cancer Treatments
Aug 23, 2018
Cancer. A word that fills people with dread. A powerful, devastating word that has destroyed so many lives of cancer victims, their families and loved ones. A word that scientists and doctors are...
Aug 22, 2018 • 1 comment
In the kitchen: read the "Spinach-Avocado Smoothie" recipe quickly and reproduce it at home!
Japan Human Trial Tests iPS Cell Treatment For Parkinson's
Aug 21, 2018
Japanese researchers on Monday announced the first human trial using a kind of stem cell to treat Parkinson's disease building on earlier animal trials. The research team at Kyoto University plans...
Why Are Black And Latino Kids More Likely To Die Of Certain Cancers?
Aug 21, 2018 • 1 comment
When it comes to cancer survival, the United States is sharply divided by race. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the cancer death rate for African-Americans is 25...