Though now known for its anti-aging effects, Botox was first used to manage medical conditions like hyperhidrosis and migraines. Today, doctors are also using Botox to treat overactive bladder symptoms.
Tetralogy of Fallot is a rare heart condition that usually requires at least one open-heart surgery. However, two new self-expanding valves give up to 80% of patients the option of a catheterization procedure instead of surgery.
Scientists might have found a way to reduce or delay dementia. Then, a new treatment destroys advanced stage ovarian cancer in mice. And finally, with so much information at our fingertips, how can we know what's true?
A vaginal rejuvenation laser treatment has been accused of targeting breast cancer patients and not upholding its promises. An expert reveals how this treatment can cause worse harm and chronic pain to breast cancer patients.
Essential tremor has always been treated by medication that’s not guaranteed to work, or brain surgery. A doctor explains the new, non-invasive treatment that can help those suffering with ET.
Hoarding disorder affects at least five percent of Americans, and despite TV programs showing its effects, it is still widely misunderstood.
Scars are a public health as well as aesthetic threat, as internal scars can compromise the function of organs and tissues. Scientists are now devising medications that promote healing without producing scars. One of the scientists on the front lines discusses how these medicines work and their possible uses.
Many people who need hearing aids never get them, in part because they currently require a prescription and expensive treatment. An expert discusses the FDA’s new proposed category of over-the-counter hearing aids.
The vaccine for Covid-19 was developed with record speed while still following required safety protocols. A noted investigative reporter discusses the development process he uncovered for his exhaustive book and explains why the hundreds of interviews he did have reassured him that the vaccine is safe.
An antidepressant called Fluvoxamine significantly reduces the chance someone getting Covid would need hospitalization. Match.com dating survey finds singles today are seeking emotional maturity rather than looks. STING drug shown to be an effective glioblastoma treatment in some dogs. And finally, OSU Wexner survey finds Americans are planning to remain …
There are now two new pills that can prevent people from getting severely ill after contracting Covid-19. Then, a new type of magnetic brain stimulation is showing promise as a treatment for depression. And finally, if you crave one type of food over another blame your genes.
Addiction specialists are seeking to change the words we use to describe addictive behaviors, as they’ve learned the wrong language creates stigma and drives people away from treatment. Experts discuss the problem and solutions.