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Nerve Treatment Via Nose Shows Promise Against Migraines

SUNDAY, March 1, 2015 (HealthDay News) — A procedure that delivers the anesthetic lidocaine (Xylocaine) directly to nerves in the back of the nasal cavity …

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Could Coffee Lower Risk of Multiple Sclerosis?

By Amy Norton, HealthDay
(HealthDay News) — People who down several cups of coffee every day may have a decreased risk of developing multiple sclerosis, a new study …

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Epilepsy Surgery Gets High Marks From Patients

THURSDAY, Feb. 26, 2015 (HealthDay News) — More than nine in 10 epilepsy patients who had brain surgery to try to control their seizures are …

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U.S. Ebola Survivor Dr. Craig Spencer Gives His Side of the Story

THURSDAY, Feb. 26, 2015 (HealthDay News) — Many U.S. politicians and media outlets hyped the threat of U.S. cases of Ebola last year, according to …

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Three Amputees Regain Function With ‘Bionic’ Hands

(HealthDay News) — In what scientists say is a first, a robotic hand controlled by a patient’s own muscle and nerves appears to have restored …

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Watch-and-Wait Strategy May Be Riskier for Prostate Cancer

(HealthDay News) — Choosing active surveillance over treatment for prostate cancer may decrease the odds of survival in men with intermediate-risk cancer, a new study …

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