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Osteoporosis, a disease that causes bones to weaken and sometimes break, is often thought of as a “women’s disease,” but it poses a significant threat to more than 2 million men in the United States, according to the National Institutes of Health.
In 2006 when doctors started testing a melanoma treatment made by Roche Holding AG on patients, they were used to facing slim odds - about one in eight - that the tumors would shrink on chemotherapy. This time, they couldn't believe their eyes.
Julie Steenhuysen and Ben Hirschler
, September 28, 2013
Since February 2009, the staff at Westfields Hospital has gained three more pairs of helping hands -- and paws. Every month, three devoted dogs and their handlers volunteer as part of the hospital's dog therapy program, which was launched by social worker and dog-lover Suzanne Ballantyne.
Doctors who prescribe long-term antibiotic therapy to treat suspected chronic Lyme disease say it is an essential tool in their medical arsenal to treat patients who have not gotten better following a few weeks of standard antibiotic treatment.
Poorer people have a harder time getting a doctor's appointment in Canada, even though the country's universal health insurance pays doctors the same amount regardless of the type of patient they see, according to a Canadian study.
It’s been nearly 40 years, but Linda Grahek remembers the day when something “was just not right” with her infant son, John. To this day, Linda is unsure whether John’s condition was caused by high fever, a case of measles or having been delivered with forceps, she said. There’s no history of epilepsy in the family.
The National Institutes of Health estimates that 70 million Americans suffer from sleep disorders, which can range in severity from snoring and restlessness, to reflux (food returning to the throat from the stomach), to sleep apnea, an abnormal pause in breathing.
Researchers found that a few weeks after receiving the steroid shots, people reported less pain and disability than those who'd been given placebo injections. But a year later, the same patients lagged behind the placebo group in their likelihood of complete recovery.
As a real estate paralegal, Wayne Young spends most of his day reading — intensely. Since starting last year at The German Law Group in Grand Forks, he began experiencing eye strain, blurred vision and headaches. He sought help from Grand Forks optometrist David Bieberdorf.
Head lice, aka Pediculosis capitis, are tiny insects that cannot live without a human host. They are spread from head to head. said Lori Saari, a public health nurse with the Duluth schools.
No one knows where the first louse came from.
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