MONDAY, April 24, 2023 (HealthDay News) — Sciatica can send searing, unrelenting pain down your legs, and surgery is often recommended if other less invasive measures fail to bring relief. Unfortunately, a new study review suggests that such operations likely only provide temporary results, with pain typically returning within aContinue Reading

WEDNESDAY, March 29, 2023 (HealthDay News) — People suffering from sciatica gain lasting relief from a procedure that uses a fine needle to heat nerve roots near the spine, a new clinical trial shows. The minimally invasive procedure, called pulsed radiofrequency (RF), provided superior pain reduction and disability improvement outContinue Reading

THURSDAY, Jan. 12, 2023 (HealthDay News) — American adults who have epilepsy and are Black or Hispanic are less likely than white adults to be prescribed the latest medications, according to new research. “While finding the right medication is often a trial-and-error process that is based on the individual, studiesContinue Reading

MONDAY, Dec. 5, 2022 (HealthDay News) — Growing numbers of Americans are suffering prolonged, life-threatening seizures known as status epilepticus, and Black people are nearly twice as likely to experience these seizures as white people. These are the main findings from new research looking at hospitalizations for status epilepticus fromContinue Reading

FRIDAY, Aug. 26, 2022 (HealthDay News) — Most people have cherished memories of their grandparents reading to them as children. Ekaterina Pesheva’s memories are quite different. “I remember distinctly being very irritated and very angry listening to my grandmother reading children’s books to me, like fairy tales,” said Pesheva, 48,Continue Reading

FRIDAY, Aug. 12, 2022 (HealthDay News) — When dogs’ hearing fades, their mental skills follow, new research reveals. For the study, the researchers examined the link between hearing loss in aging dogs and dementia. The findings shed light on ways sensory loss affects canine cognition (thinking skills) and could leadContinue Reading