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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.