THURSDAY, June 23, 2022 (HealthDay News) — Tension headaches can make you feel like a vice is squeezing your entire head, and if you’re among the millions prone to these crushing headaches, a new study brings some welcome news. Acupuncture may help prevent tension headaches. Folks with chronic tension headaches
WEDNESDAY, June 22, 2022 (HealthDay News) — Breathing in air pollution can lead to toxic particles entering the brain — and not just through the nose. New research suggests they have a direct pathway through the bloodstream, potentially contributing to brain disorders and neurological damage. “There are gaps in our
WEDNESDAY, June 22, 2022 (HealthDay News) — Keeping your bedroom dark not only helps you get a good night’s sleep, but may significantly lower your odds of developing three major health problems, a new study suggests. Older men and women who used night lights, or left their TV, smartphone or
MONDAY, June 20, 2022 (HealthDay News) — Many COVID-19 long-haulers still have neurological symptoms such as headaches, fatigue and memory problems six months later, new research shows. The findings are the first from an ongoing study of long-haulers by researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine.
THURSDAY, June 16, 2022 (HealthDay News) — Managing epilepsy is an increasingly expensive process in the United States, with prices of brand-name anti-seizure drugs nearly quadrupling over eight years, a new study finds. From 2010 to 2018, the cost of brand-named epilepsy drugs, including meds like Vimpat (lacosamide), rose 277%
MONDAY, June 13, 2022 (HealthDay News) — New research gives new meaning to the term “hotheaded” — your normal brain temperature is higher and varies much more than previously thought. The findings could lead to future research into whether disruption of daily brain temperature rhythms might trigger dementia and other
FRIDAY, June 10, 2022 (HealthDay News) — A degenerative brain condition uncovered in some former professional athletes has been reported in military veterans as well, but a new study suggests it’s uncommon and questions whether service itself confers the risk. At issue is a condition called chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE),