The big toe on Pattie Bostick-Winn's right foot was excruciatingly painful, likely the result of her 10 years as a professional dancer in Broadway-style shows. Often, she had to wear heels on the stage, and by age 48, the cartilage had worn away between the bones connecting her big toe to the ball of her foot.
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Laurel Sproule knew something in her 18-year marriage was changing when she came into the kitchen and found her husband Fred just standing there. He would suffer a recent heart attack and then a stroke, but was home, and slowly responding to therapy.
Researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology have developed a new skin patch that uses microneedle technology to deliver a long-acting contraceptive hormone and can be self-administered.
As opioid overdose deaths continued to mount in Maryland last year, state lawmakers asked medical marijuana regulators to determine whether cannabis could be effective at treating addiction to heroin, fentanyl, and oxycodone.
In selected patients with light chain (AL) amyloidosis who are reaching end-stage renal disease (ESRD), kidney transplantation is a worthwhile approach, according to Boston-based researchers.
Among medical specialists most likely to be named a defendant in a medical malpractice claim, radiologists rank sixth, as cited by a recent data review of closed court claims.
Women who experience a “false positive” result after mammograms are twice as likely to end up developing cancer as those who get a negative result, research suggests.
A recent study showed enhanced bioavailability of the omega-3 fatty acids eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) and docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) administered in a proprietary self-micro-emulsifying delivery system (SMEDS) formulation compared to a standard ethyl ester delivery.
Serology has gained importance in the diagnosis of celiac disease (CD), due to improvements in assay performance over the last decade, according to updated advice for clinical practice.
For black Americans with liver cancer who underwent a liver transplant, overall survival beyond 1 year was improved if the liver donor was also a black American, results of a new study show.
Researchers have identified a new potential immunotherapy target in pancreatic cancer, which has been notoriously resistant to treatment with immune checkpoint blockade drugs effective against a variety of other cancers.