Researchers at Stanford University are using brain scanning to predict the possibility of relapse within drug addicts or stimulant users. The study involves showing users pictures of triggers, such as cocaine, and monitoring the results in their brain activity.
According to a new study published in the journal JAMA, some patients who undergo particular surgeries and do not get the full attention of a main surgeon are more at risk of suffering complications or even death later on.
NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — Bacteria lodged deep in Ella Balasa’s lungs were impervious to most antibiotics. At 26, gasping for breath, she sought out a dramatic experiment — deliberately inhaling a virus culled from sewage to attack her superbug.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Memory and thinking skills naturally slow with age but now scientists are peeking inside living brains to tell if depression might worsen that decline — and finding some worrisome clues.
According to data from the National Health Expenditure, Americans spend billions more on prescription drugs today than 10 years ago. In 2017, Americans spent more than $333 billion on prescription drugs, and researchers say this is due to a dramatic increase in prices.