Pain Patches Making Gains in U.S.
FRIDAY, Jan. 21 (HealthDay News) -- Americans suffering from
muscle pain are used to taking a pill or rubbing in a cream to help
soothe their aches.
Study Suggests How Music Fools the Ear
FRIDAY, Jan. 21 (HealthDay News) -- Many of the greatest pieces
of music sound highly complex but can be reduced to simple patterns
by the brain, a new study shows.
Commuters May Catch More Than the Bus, Tram
FRIDAY, Jan. 21 (HealthDay News) -- People who use public
transportation have a nearly sixfold increased risk of developing
an acute respiratory infection that requires a visit to the doctor,
Families of Deployed Military Carry Heavy Load
FRIDAY, Jan. 21 (HealthDay News) -- Families of U.S. military
personnel deployed to Iraq and Afghanistan face a number of
challenges as relationships change and they have to take on more
household responsibilities, new research shows.
Rep. Giffords Set to Begin Rehab in Houston
FRIDAY, Jan. 21 (HealthDay News) -- Arizona Congresswoman
Gabrielle Giffords started the next phase Friday in her remarkable
recovery from a gunshot wound to the brain, taking a flight from
Tucson to Houston, where she will begin intensive therapy at a
Alzheimer's Scan Might Help Spot Disease
FRIDAY, Jan. 21 (HealthDay News) -- An advisory panel's
recommendation that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approve a
new chemical that can highlight the telltale signs of Alzheimer's
in brain scans may one day help doctors diagnose the
neurodegenerative disease, experts said Friday.