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Medical News Today: Stimulation of deep brain structure may ease chronic pain

Tue, 04/05/2016 - 06:00
Electrical stimulation of a deep brain structure normally tied to reward and drug abuse blocks pain signals in the spinal cord and reduces sensation of pain, an animal study shows.

Medical News Today: Enlarged prostate: new procedure shows promise in reducing nighttime waking

Tue, 04/05/2016 - 02:00
A new procedure that blocks blood flow to an enlarged prostate may reduce nighttime waking to urinate and improve patients' quality of life, say researchers.

Medical News Today: Daily vitamin D-3 supplementation may benefit heart failure patients

Tue, 04/05/2016 - 00:00
Heart failure patients who took a daily dose of vitamin D-3 for 1 year showed improved heart function in a new study, compared with those who took a placebo.

Medical News Today: Gluten: What Is Gluten? Facts, Foods and Allergies

Mon, 04/04/2016 - 23:00
Learn all about gluten, a protein found in wheat that causes problems for people with celiac disease. This article also gives tips for avoiding gluten in your diet.

Medical News Today: New obesity treatment shows real promise

Mon, 04/04/2016 - 23:00
Could bariatric arterial embolization offer a safer, easier and more effective alternative to gastric surgery in the treatment of obesity? A recent pilot study gives hope.

Medical News Today: More than half of fentanyl patch prescription use remains unsafe

Mon, 04/04/2016 - 23:00
Fentanyl patch prescription is safer than in the past, but physicians are still not meeting the safety requirement that patients should already have some opioid tolerance.