THURSDAY, Oct. 14, 2021 (HealthDay News) — Plumped-up lips, wrinkle-free foreheads — they’re all part of the promise of dermal fillers, most reliably received at a cosmetic surgeon’s clinic. But cheaper, unapproved “at home” dermal filler pens, bought without a prescription, are another much more dangerous option, according to theContinue Reading

FRIDAY, Aug. 27, 2021 (HealthDay News) — A first-of-a-kind nerve stimulation treatment for people who have problems moving their arms after a stroke has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. “People who have lost mobility in their hands and arms due to ischemic stroke are often limitedContinue Reading

THURSDAY, Aug. 26, 2021 (HealthDay News) — A new approach to spinal cord stimulation may drastically reduce chronic back pain, a small pilot study suggests. The study, of 20 patients with stubborn low back pain, tested the effects of implanting electrodes near the spinal cord to stimulate it with “ultra-low”Continue Reading

WEDNESDAY, July 21, 2021 (HealthDay News) — Just small amounts of exercise can benefit people with implanted heart defibrillators, new research shows. An implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD) is a battery-powered device placed under the skin to detect abnormal heart rhythms and deliver an electric shock to restore a normal heartbeat.Continue Reading