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FRIDAY, Oct. 28, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Scientists say they've pinpointed the brain region linked to the placebo effect.
The placebo effect occurs when a fake therapy -- such as a sugar pill -- leads to a significant decrease in pain or other health-related improvement.
The finding could lead to improved treatment for the 1...
FRIDAY, Oct. 28, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- In a finding that could lead to new treatments for acne, scientists say they've discovered a previously unrecognized way in which bacteria trigger inflammation in the skin.
The skin is the body's first line of defense against invading germs. But it's also constantly awash in bacteria of all kin...
FRIDAY, Oct. 28, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- A new study reports that about 3 percent of people surveyed in the United States have a suppressed, or weakened, immune system.
The statistics offer insight into the number of Americans who have immunity-suppressing conditions such as AIDS or take drugs that treat autoimmune disorders by weake...
FRIDAY, Oct. 28, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Older women who have had a breast removed due to cancer benefit as much as younger women from breast reconstruction, a new study shows.
Since the researchers also found that older women did not suffer more complications than younger women, age alone should not disqualify a woman from having the...
FRIDAY, Oct. 28, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- A deadly complication of measles infection may be more common than thought, researchers report.
While a case of the measles typically runs its course in two weeks, the virus can sometimes spread to the brain. Once there, it can lay dormant for years before reappearing as a progressive, debilita...
- Steven Reinberg
- October 28, 2016
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FRIDAY, Oct. 28, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Researchers report that a new medication might revolutionize the treatment of HIV patients who don't respond to existing drugs.
The intravenous drug, known as ibalizumab, is given every two weeks. It's now in the final stage of research required before drug makers can seek U.S. government appro...
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