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What Most Chronic Pain Patients Don’t Tell You

More than half of chronic pain patients in a managed care setting reported using chiropractic care or acupuncture or both, but many of these...
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Lack of Sleep Tampers With Your Emotions

Cranky or grumpy after a long night? Your brain's ability to regulate emotions is probably compromised by fatigue. This is bad news for 30...
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Low Fat Diet Reduces Body Fat More Than Cutting Carbs

In a recent study, restricting dietary fat led to body fat loss at a rate 68 percent higher than cutting the same number of...
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Twitter Offers Valuable Insights Into the Experience of MRI Patients

MRI's can be a stressful experience for many people, but clinicians have few ways to track the thoughts and feelings of their patients regarding...
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Project A.L.S. Spends 100% Of Donations From 2014 Ice Bucket Challenge On Promising Research

On the one-year anniversary of The Ice Bucket Challenge--an unexpected social media sensation that raised unprecedented awareness for ALS or Lou Gehrig's disease--Project A.L.S....
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Swimming Devices Could Deliver Drugs Inside the Body

A spherical bead-like device that is smaller than a strand of human hair swims inside the patient to deliver life saving drugs to a specific...
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Listening To Music During Surgery Reduces Pain And Anxiety

A new study confirms listening to music before, during and after surgery reduces people’s pain, anxiety and need for painkillers. Led by Queen Mary...
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Count Your Bites, Count Down the Pounds

Forget counting calories. The next new diet trend could be as simple as counting bites. A new study found people who counted bites over a...
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How Zebrafish Are Helping Improve Bone Marrow Transplants

You read that right --zebrafish are helping reveal drugs that may improve bone marrow transplants.  Using large-scale zebrafish drug-screening models, researchers at Boston Children's Hospital...
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Supercomputers Help Identify Brain Tumors

Primary brain tumors encompass a wide range of tumors depending on the cell type, the aggressiveness, and stage of tumor. Quickly and accurately characterizing...

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