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Despite some promising research, there is currently no one reliable cure for vitiligo. There may be new hope, however, as a recent study has shown an existing medication to be quite effective at repigmenting the affected skin... Continue Reading Existing drug for blood problems is used to treat vitiligo Category: Health & Wellbeing Tags: Medication Skin Treatment Tu
Two newly published studies are suggesting modulating activity of the hormone vasopressin may help treat the social impairments associated with autism. The two clinical trials use different approaches to target vasopressin and while both trials are reporting positive results some experts are suggesting it is too early to conclude these hormone treatments would be beneficial to all autistic
A promising new study led by scientists at the University of Cambridge has discovered a common drug used to treat high blood pressure may also be beneficial for a variety of neurodegenerative diseases, including Parkinson's and dementia. The research has only been verified in animal studies at this time but the scientists are cautiously optimistic it will translate to human subjects... Con
For some time now, we've been hearing about implantable scaffolding-like material that helps heal injuries to bones. Scientists have now developed a new type of that material, aimed specifically at difficult-to-treat osteochondral injuries... Continue Reading 3D-printed material is designed to treat difficult bone injuries Category: Medical Tags: 3D Printing Bones
A promising new study is documenting the long-term effects of a novel surgical procedure using ultrasound to reduce blood pressure in patients with hypertension. The one-off procedure, called renal denervation, is hoped to offer patients an alternative option to taking hypertension drugs... Continue Reading Positive trial results show ultrasound energy can treat high blood pressure Catego
Two new studies suggest the psychiatric benefits of ketamine treatment may extend beyond just the targeting of depression. The research demonstrates ketamine may be helpful in targeting both anxiety- and substance abuse-related depression... Continue Reading Dual studies highlight ketamine’s potential to treat anxiety and addiction Category: Medical Tags: Addiction An
According to the American Podiatric Medical Association, approximately 15 percent of diabetics will develop chronic foot ulcers. A large percentage of those people will in turn require amputations. Help could be on the way, though … in the form of a rubber insole... Continue Reading Oxygen-dispensing insole designed to treat diabetic ulcers Category: Medical Tags: Diabe
Currently, if someone has a damaged cornea (the surface of the eye), it's covered with a "bandage" made from the amniotic membrane of human placentas. While this does help repair the eye, an Australian scientist is developing what he believes may be a better alternative – a wound-healing contact lens... Continue Reading Cell-laden contact lens being developed to treat eye injuries Categor
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With addiction to prescription painkillers a major part of the current opioid crisis in the US, the search for an effective but non-addictive pain medication is on in earnest. And researchers at Wake Forest School of Medicine appear to have found a likely candidate in the form of a chemical compound called AT-121. With promising results seen in non-human primates, hopes are high the compou


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