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FDA approves new device for treating migraines

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has given the go-ahead for two new devices to be marketed for the treatment of migraines. The devices offer a different option to established treatments.

Thermometer can potentially detect lung cancer

Munich - Today, the only way doctors can definitively diagnose patients for lung cancer is by an invasive and uncomfortable biopsy.

Researchers discover key antibiotic power of honey bee bacteria

Lund - A budding discovery courtesy of research teams at Lund University in Sweeden may open the door to defeating deadly, antibiotic-resistant bacteria.

U.K. announces restrictions on cancer medicines

London - The U.K. government has announced that is extending the annual spend on its Cancer Drugs Fund (CDF) from the current £200 million a year to £280 million a year. This is to accommodate for the rise of cancer drug costs.

Violinist plays right through brain surgery

Rochester - Doctors like to keep patients engaged and alert during brain surgery, but having them play a violin? — Now that's something unusual.

Dr. Noah Minskoff says medicine needs a tech revolution Promoted

The U.S. medical industry is in need of more technological innovation to improve overall health and reduce the costs of patient care, according to Dr. Noah Minskoff, a leading medical professional.

Experimental Ebola drug shows promise, but more help is needed

The current Ebola outbreak in west Africa is the deadliest in history, but a possible silver lining of the infection of Americans assisting in the region is that the U.S. medical research sector will now focus intensely on the infamous virus.

Op-Ed: Ebola patients returning to U.S. should spark pandemic planning

Though there is virtually no chance of infection from the two American Ebola patients returning to the U.S., it does raise questions as to how prepared our nation is for a deadly viral pandemic.

Cholesterol management drug niacin 'carries risks'

New studies show that cholesterol management drug niacin produces more side effects than previously known. On that basis, some doctors now caution against taking it.

Smartphone used to spot fake medicines

Developers from Egypt have devised a smartphone app that is able to distinguish between genuine drug treatment and counterfeits.

Sterile products produced by Downing Labs recalled

Washington - U.S. FDA is alerting consumers not to use drugs marketed as sterile produced by Downing Labs LLC, also known as NuVision Pharmacy, in Dallas. This is because products may be contaminated.

How a variety of foods help medics to train

Cafe au lait, port wine and anchovy sauce are among a strange mix of foods that help doctors diagnose disease. Descriptions of different foods run through any medical textbooks, helping trainee doctors to spot medical signs and symptoms.

What is being done about antibiotic resistance? Special

London Colney - Humans face the very real risk of a future without antibiotics. The implications of this are that life expectancy could fall due to people dying from diseases that are readily treatable today. This is the warning issued in a new paper by Tim Sandle.

New York expected to become next medical marijuana state

New York - New York could legalize medical marijuana as soon as this week after a proposal to that effect passed the state legislature on Friday.

Light ahead in fight against degenerative blindness

Paris - Once doomed to a life of darkness, dozens of people stricken by retinal diseases are rediscovering a world of light as scientists push ahead on cures for blindness.

Video: Dr. Oz called into Senate review

Dr. Oz has for some time been making claims about how miraculous his products are. Now senators are calling him in for a review of how much his products do and how much is just marketing.

Stem cell spinal cord research resumes

Three years have passed since the medical research organization Geron closed its stem cell program. Now news is in that the group BioTime have received funding to relaunch a Phase 1 trial for spinal cord injury.

Water engine propels tumor cells through the body

Scientists have found how cancer cells spread through extremely narrow three-dimensional spaces in the body. They have identifying a propulsion system based on water and charged particles.

Lighting up the lab improves medicines Special

In a new study, researchers have detailed a way to use sunlight and two catalysts to create molecules that are difficult to make with conventional techniques. The finding may have implications for drug making.

Jillian Michaels is a 'natural' on her new tour

"I have a secret," Jillian Michaels, a well-respected health and fitness expert of "The Biggest Loser" fame, said last week during a stop on her nationwide tour at Rialto Square Theatre in Joliet, Illinois.

Op-Ed: Doctors discourage others from joining the profession

According to The Daily Beast, nine out of 10 doctors discourage others from joining the profession, and 300 physicians commit suicide every year. A few years ago, physicians were named as having the second-most suicidal occupation.

What can nanomedicine deliver?

Only a few nanotherapeutics are currently on the market. However, dozens more are making their way through preclinical studies and clinical trials. What is special about this medical development?

How cancer cells are 'put back together'

As some cancer cells are destroyed they can sometimes survive and piece themselves back together. The results offer insight on how cancer cells might be able to withstand chemotherapy.

Tiny sponges could save lives on the battlefield

Washington - A simple new method could revolutionize battlefield medicine: a syringe filled with injectable sponges, shot directly into a wound to stop massive bleeding -- a major cause of combat fatalities.

Romania keeps ancient tradition of bee medicine alive

Bucharest - Bee venom to combat multiple sclerosis, pollen for indigestion, honey to heal wounds -- the humble bee has been a key source of alternative medicines since ancient times, and Romania is working to keep the tradition of "apitherapy" alive.

'Ronaldo of knees': surgeon saves football careers

Porto - Renowned as the "Ronaldo of knees", pioneering Portuguese surgeon Jose Carlos Noronha is saving the careers of top world football players who feel the dreaded, career-threatening crack of a torn ligament.

Stem cell breakthrough

A new substance that could simplify the manufacture of cell therapy in relation to regenerative medicine has been developed.

Using social media to track the flu

A report has recommended that social media be harnessed in order to track patterns of flu. The reasons are for speed of information flow, although there could be questions about reliability.

Antibiotic resistant bacteria on the rise

The emergence of community-acquired infections, such as urinary tract infections, due to strains resistant to common antibiotics are on the rise, according to a new study.

There's nothing old-fashioned about some of these remedies

Medicine has come a very long way, especially in the last century, in finding remedies for the afflictions of mankind. It was thought that the days of using home-remedies were long gone, a thing of the past, to be read about in history books.
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