WEDNESDAY, Nov. 9, 2022 (HealthDay News) — In an advance in treating spinal cord injuries, researchers have pinpointed nerve cells that are key to allowing people with paralysis to walk again. The findings come, in part, from nine patients involved in an ongoing Swiss study that is seeking to restoreContinue Reading

TUESDAY, Nov. 8, 2022 (HealthDay News) — Telemedicine became widespread during the pandemic, and that may have shifted patient views about using technology as way to communicate with their doctors, a new study suggests. Certain groups, including Black patients and those with lower education levels, became especially more apt toContinue Reading

THURSDAY, Nov. 3, 2022 — U.S. doctors prescribing opioids for pain relief now have a new — and more nuanced — set of guidelines from the federal government. Issued by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Thursday, the new recommendations incorporate new science developed since the lastContinue Reading

THURSDAY, Oct. 27, 2022 (HealthDay News) — More than 700,000 older Americans rely on public transportation to get to and from their medical appointments. That’s roughly 1 in 10 seniors who live in cities. But when individuals were frail, or used a wheelchair, or sidewalks along their route were damaged,Continue Reading

TUESDAY, Oct. 18, 2022 (HealthDay News) — More than 1 million Americans with diabetes have to ration lifesaving insulin because they can’t afford it, a new study shows. Many people delayed picking up their insulin prescription, while others took lower doses than they needed, researchers found. Experts said the findingsContinue Reading