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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.
The Link Between Sleep Apnea and Alzheimer's
Having sleep apnea may raise your risk for Alzheimer's disease, according to a new study.
Spotting Seizures
Researchers are hard at work trying to develop new medical devices to help recognize seizures, but in the meantime, you can learn to spot seizures to help keep your family and friends safe.
Seizure Rx Now Approved for Kids
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has expanded the approval of a seizure medication to allow it to be used in children ages 4 to 17.
Epilepsy on the Rise
The number of Americans with epilepsy appears to be on the rise, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).