Deep brain stimulation for Parkinson's disease has been a successful treatment option for more than a decade
Some call it "ringing in the ears" or "head noise" and it affects about one in five people.
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, commonly known as COPD, can literally take a person’s breath away. Experts say there are three new treatments that may help patients breathe easier.
What if you could make your holiday meals healthier, without sacrificing your favorite foods?
DVT impacts two million people a year in the U.S. and most people know nothing about it or its risks.
Two hundred fifteen thousand kids and adults are currently living with this type of diabetes.
Each week Sunday a Golden-Doodle visits this Mayo Clinic radiation oncology waiting room. His job? To cheer up everyone he meets!
How to choose safe supplements.
At least 100 million American adults - more than the total affected by heart disease, cancer, and diabetes combined - are affected by chronic pain.
From using soothing sounds that help you relax, to tracking your sleep patterns, these apps claim they can help you get a better night's sleep.
A spider, a spiny headed worm and a porcupine. Turns out, their secrets to survival could mean less pain for patients.
Researchers at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center are testing the effectiveness of this treatment on patients with early-stage prostate cancer.
While most stones will pass on their own, larger stones can be life-threatening.
Each year, about 700-thousand people undergo the laser surgery used to correct nearsightedness, farsightedness and stigmatism, but many are still skeptical.
Integrative medicine physician Gregory Plotnikoff says what happens in your stomach can impact your entire body.
New research reveals a possible cause and cure for patients who experience chronic pain throughout their body.
More than a million people are sent to the hospital each year from kidney stones and once you've had one, your chances of getting them again are about 75 percent.
Initial results show that more than 80-percent of patients either went into a complete or near-complete remission or were close to it.
A new study is suggesting that middle aged women who suffer with depression are at an increased risk of having a stroke.
Emory orthopedic specialists take the stem cells from a patient's own bone marrow, process them, and inject them back into the patients joint, causing the pain to go away.
A new procedure fights arthritis by taking stem cells from a patient's own bone marrow and inject them back into the patient's joint.
Researchers say a special type of stem cell may be the key to repairing hearts that can no longer pump enough blood to meet the body's needs.
Researchers at Vanderbilt University are using robots to teach children how to focus on people and objects in their environment.
Called probiotics, they can be found in yogurt. The doctor says they help the body produce vitamins, pain-relieving substances, and can improve digestion.
Misconceptions about bariatric surgery.
Could yoga be used as medication?
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A-fib is an abnormal heart rhythm that can make your heart beat out of whack and can cause some serious health problems.
Investigating how adding immune-boosting anti-bodies to chemotherapy drugs could help patients with Small Cell Carcinoma.
Now new research is making a case for compassion and getting hospitals involved in teaching critical skills to new physicians.
Surgeons removed Jackie's natural lens and replaced it with the tiny implant that enlarges objects.
Chronic heartburn, known as gerd, affects more than 21-million Americans, but there are a lot of myths out there.
Health Report 5/08/13: Kidney stone smart.
While most of us use apps for entertainment or exercise, some health apps serve a much more serious purpose.
There's one trend that some swear by, but you may have to say goodbye to what many consider to be the most important piece of running gear.
Bedwetting is a normal part of the potty training process, but when it doesn't go away, the worrying begins.
Five days a week, they make their rounds with one goal, make kids laugh!
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Could music help as we battle different diseases and conditions?
Some believe it's the intensive therapies that cause the dramatic improvements, others think the kids may be on a different part of the autism spectrum that predisposes them to outgrow the condition without therapy.
Macular holes can threaten vision and force people to go under the knife to save their sight.