A commonly prescribed muscle relaxant may be an effective treatment for a rare but devastating form of diabetes, researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis report.
Lights flash, a siren wails and an ambulance races to help a person whose heart has stopped beating.
Analysis of the structural connectivity in the brains of 16 schizophrenia patients reveals several zones affected by the disease and their reduced network connectivity.
US researchers have revealed the identity of molecules on the surface of cancer cells which allow the body's immune system to identify and destroy them. ...
(HealthDay)—Want to give health care a boost? Try a little kindness, experts say.
By 2030, the last of the Baby Boomer generation will have turned 65 years old, putting the population of "senior boomers" in the United States at approximately 71 million. Currently, only about 7,000 certified geriatricians – ...
High-dose interleukin-2 can be effective in selected metastatic renal cell cancer patients pre-treated with VEGF-targeted agents, reveals research presented today at the ESMO Symposium on Immuno-Oncology in Geneva, Switzerland.
Picture the scene. A patient visits their GP after losing weight and having chest pain that wouldn't go away.
Fear and anxiety about undergoing an MRI (magnetic resonance imaging) scan is a very real issue among patients.
Shared medical appointments increase contact time between women considering breast reduction and their surgeon
For women considering breast reduction surgery, initial evaluation at a shared medical appointment (SMA) provides excellent patient satisfaction in a more efficient clinic visit, reports a study in the December issue of Plastic an ...