Health & Fitness | Health

Health Problems, Medical Marijuana, and Treatment in Pictures

See the types of medical marijuana and find out what conditions it can treat.

Miscellaneous | Interesting Links

Could Prozac be a treatment for children with autism?

Infant mice bred to mimic the distinctive behaviors and brain abnormalities seen in autism saw dramatic improvement in their symptoms after treatment with the antidepressant Prozac.

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Flickering lights may illuminate a path to Alzheimer's treatment

New research demonstrates that, in mice whose brains are under attack by Alzheimer’s dementia , exposure to lights that flicker at a precise frequency can right the brain’s faulty signaling and energize its immune cells to fight off the disease.

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By adding an antibody to HIV treatment, researchers send virus into 'sustained remission' in monkeys

Scientists may have found a way for patients with HIV to keep the virus in check without having to take powerful drugs every day for the rest of their lives.

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Study Of Breast Cancer Treatment Reveals Paradox Of Precision Medicine

A genetic test of breast cancer tumors helped identify women whose survival odds would not be greatly improved by chemotherapy. But that test isn't as precise as women and doctors might like.

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New hope for Alzheimer’s? Researchers see first promising therapies in decades

Hundreds of tests and clinical trials are making progress in diagnosing Alzheimer’s earlier and coming up with possible treatments.

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Cancer-Drug Ads vs. Cancer-Drug Reality

Opdivo didn’t help my wife, or almost anyone else. So why can Bristol-Myers Squibb market it on TV?

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I have terminal cancer and I know my friends want to ask, 'Aren’t you dead yet?'

Last December I wrote an essay for The Times about what I wanted to do with my life after I was diagnosed with terminal cancer. In July of 2015 — despite multiple surgeries, rounds of radiation, and chemotherapy — three doctors had given me a

Health & Fitness | Health Articles

10 Simple Exercises for Hands and Fingers With OA in Pictures

WebMD shows you easy hand exercises and finger exercises to help with range of motion and joint pain.

Advice & Self-Help | Addiction & Recovery

Finding the Right Treatment for Addiction

Religion and spirituality help people recover from addiction but cannot take the place of a full program. Religion and spirituality can help people re...

Health & Fitness | Allergy

Allergy Medications for Seasonal Allergies

From antihistamines and decongestants to steroids and leukotriene modifiers, see what allergy medications your doctor may recommend to treat seasonal allergies.

Health & Fitness | Health Articles

Quiz: Protecting Your Child From Anaphylaxis

Does your child have dangerous allergies? Take this quiz to see if you're protecting your child from anaphylaxis.