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FDA starting fast track program for new drugs

Updated: 10/15/2013 - Speeding up the development and availability of drugs treating serious diseases will help everyone, especially when the drugs are the first available treatment.

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Avatars helping athletes

Updated: 10/11/2013 - When most people think of an avatar, movies and video games come to mind. But now, avatars are helping athletes play better than ever before.

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Zapping Away Migraines

Posted: 10/10/2013 - 36 million people in the U.S. suffer from migraine headaches. If you have ever had one, you know how debilitating they can be.

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Spinal Cord Stimulators - Living Pain Free

Updated: 10/09/2013 - At least 100 million American adults are affected by chronic pain. Implanted devices have been proven effective, but they make it unsafe to get MRI scans, and difficult to diagnose problems.

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Male Breasts - A Growing Problem

Updated: 10/03/2013 - Gynecomastia is an increasing problem affecting about 40 percent of men in this country. Enlarged male breasts can be caused by weight gain, estrogen, drugs, medications, and steroids.

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The "Reverse" Vaccine: Stopping Type One Diabetes

Updated: 10/01/2013 - Three-million Americans live with type one diabetes, once known as juvenile diabetes. These patients need to inject themselves with insulin every day in order to stay alive.

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Pain Syndrome Diagnosis and Cure

Updated: 09/30/2013 - Many patients who experience chronic pain throughout their body are told it is all in their head. But new research reveals a possible cause and cure.

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Growing a Healthy Gut Garden

Updated: 09/26/2013 - It hits tens of millions of people right in the gut, literally. Chronic intestinal distress, like irritable bowel syndrome, can make life miserable.

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New Therapy for Prostate Cancer

Updated: 09/24/2013 - For years doctors used stereotactic ablative body radiation therapy to treat brain, lung, and pancreatic cancer.

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Treating Clubfoot

Updated: 09/23/2013 - It is the most common congenital birth defect you probably know nothing about, affecting one in 500 babies.

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Diagnosing deadly blood clots

Updated: 09/20/2013 - More people die from preventable blood clots than from breast cancer, AIDS, and traffic accidents combined. And chances are, you’re at risk.

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Saving Face with Sialendoscopy

Updated: 09/19/2013 - If you suffer from salivary gland stones, you know how irritating or painful they can be. Statistics show that nearly one out of every 100 people will develop one of these stones at some point in life. The standard treatment is surgery, which can be risky, and leave a big scar.

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Stroke Rehab: It's never too late

Updated: 09/17/2013 - Strokes are the third leading cause of death in the country, but the leading cause of disability among adults.

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Mastering the MRI

Updated: 09/13/2013 - Getting MRI’s can be scary and uncomfortable, especially if you’re claustrophobic.

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Dusting Away Kidney Stones

Updated: 09/12/2013 - One-in-ten Americans will be affected by kidney stones at some point in their life. And about a million patients will experience a kidney stone attack this year.

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