A genetic study raises hopes for more efficient treatment. Nearly half of all Europeans are genetically predisposed to obesity. The condition is a worldwide epidemic affecting more than half a billion people and rising every year in most countries. Show More Summary
Documents from the 4 June FDA advisory meeting describe the drug’s goal as “treatment of hypoactive sexual desire disorder (HSDD) in premenopausal women”. The drug, called flibanserin and will be marketed under the brand name Addyi, is created to boost the low sexual drive of healthy women. A controversial drug to treat low sexual desire
Treating high blood pressure might not require prescription medication in some cases. Researchers with the Susan Samueli Center for Integrative Medicine have found patients with hypertension treated with acupuncture experienced drops in their blood pressure that lasted up to a month and a half. Their work is the first to scientifically confirm that this ancient […]
Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho’s treatment of the club’s team doctor, Eva Carneiro, is to be raised in FIFA’s medical committee meeting next month, it has been revealed. Carneiro’s role at the club has been downgraded after Mourinho criticized her and head physio Jon Fearn for rushing on to the pitch […]
Fifa will discuss Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho's treatment of team doctor Eva Carneiro in Zurich next month.
In November 2014, 66-year-old Babbette Jaquish passed away following her battle with cancer. Babbette was diagnosed with multiple myeloma in 2006 and underwent 22 different types of cancer treatments before her death. According to the Mayo Clinic, multiple myeloma is a cancer that forms in plasma cells and prevents the body from fighting infections. The […]
Last week, three large adult industry STI testing and treatment facilities were served subpoenas demanding the release of adult performer medical records dating back to 2007. Filed by Michael Weinstein of the Aids Healthcare Foundation, the subpoena is part of an ongoing crusade against condomless porn--one that is far from over. Show More Summary
During a radio interview earlier this week, Seahawks defensive end Michael Bennett complained about the different treatment afforded to quarterbacks when it came to salaries and protection from officials. Bennett referenced Ravens linebacker...Show More Summary
Quartz: An entrepreneur is using virtual-reality headsets to try to cure vision disorders Virtual reality is already being touted as a useful tool in the treatment of veterans with PTSD and children with autism, but one San Francisco...Show More Summary
Medi-Cal patients in need of Suboxone will still need a DEA waiver.
The disappearance of six-year-old Timmothy Pitzen from suburban Aurora has baffled investigators since he went missing in 2011. [ more › ]
The University of Illinois fired football coach Tim Beckman on Friday for mishandling athlete injuries, including instances when he encouraged hurt players to avoid medical treatment in order to keep playing.
Briefly: PPW Toys is taking the ‘better late than never’ approach with a couple of new Guardians of the Galaxy Mr Potato Head toys. Both Star-Lord and Groot have finally gotten the spud treatment, and these adorable six-inch figures will sell for around $US20 each when available in October. [PPW Toys via Toy People] More »
The coach had been accused of improper treatment by multiple players this offseason. Illinois has fired head coach Tim Beckman just one week before the team's season opener against Kent State, FootballScoop is reporting. Fox Sports'Show More Summary
Alcoholism inflicts a heavy physical, emotional and financial toll on individuals and society. However, new discoveries and promising animal studies are offering a glimmer of hope that a new class of drugs could treat the disease without many of the unwanted side effects caused by current therapies. Researchers presented the results of their work at the 250th […]
The troubled Kunuk Uncovered production gets the Documentary Now! treatment.
Repatha is the second in a class of drugs to be approved by the FDA that addresses how the liver performs in relation to the treatment of high cholesterol.
For nearly two weeks, about a dozen Chicago residents have been on a hunger strike to protest the treatment of a failing public high school in America's third-largest school district. Walter H. Dyett High School — in the BronzevilleShow More Summary
Investigators have discovered that brain scans can be used to predict patients' response to antipsychotic drug treatment.
Health care and medicine is living through a major transformation. We're entering into a new era of medicine where prevention precedes treatment. Now this idea, believe it or not, is quite new. Of course, prevention is always the ideal,...Show More Summary