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3 Unexpected Uses for Botox
Because Botox is known for smoothing out wrinkles and facial imperfections, it has become associated with a line-less face with zero expression. But Botox can actually be used for several medical conditions.
Cryotherapy a Cool Trend After All?
Whole-body cryotherapy may not be so cool after all, according to the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
Tai Chi vs. Exercise for Chronic Pain
For people who have fibromyalgia, tai chi may provide benefits that are similar to or better than those provided by aerobic exercise, according to a new study.
Multiple Sclerosis Rx Being Pulled from Market
A multiple sclerosis treatment is being withdrawn from the market, according to the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
Opioids: Not the Only Option for Pain Treatment
When it comes to the treatment of chronic back, hip and knee pain, opioids may not be better than other medications for improving function, a new study found.
Reducing Stress to Reduce Seizures
Stress-reducing techniques may help reduce seizure frequency in people with epilepsy, a new study found.
On the Horizon: Rx for Alzheimer's Disease Psychosis
A treatment for Alzheimer's disease psychosis may be on the horizon.
A Pacemaker for the Brain
Researchers are testing a new device that has shown promise in slowing some of the declines tied to Alzheimer's disease. They detailed their progress in a new study.
The True Burden of Alzheimer's
More than 6 million people in the United States may have Alzheimer's disease or mild cognitive impairment that can lead to the disease, according to a new study.
A New Device to Help with Opioid Withdrawal
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the marketing of the first device meant to help reduce opioid withdrawal symptoms.