Oxford Study Finds Illegal Drug Ketamine Can Be Used To Treat Depression When Nothing Else Works [Video]

Apr 10, 2017 AM EDT A study conducted by Oxford University suggests that the illegal party drug ketamine can be used to treat depression when all else fails.

New Research Explains Why Chocolate is Bad for Cancer Patients

Dec 12, 2016 PM EST Here's why cancer patients should stop eating chocolates.

Spine Loss in Brain Occurs in Patients with Schizophrenia and Bipolar Disorder, Study

Oct 04, 2014 AM EDT Schizophrenia and bipolar disorder may cause dendritic spine loss in the brain, according to a study led by Harvard Medical School. The finding hence suggests that these two distinct disorders may ...

Acupuncture Ineffective in Older People, Study

Oct 01, 2014 AM EDT Acupuncture does not benefit patients older than 50 years with moderate or severe chronic knee pain, according to a University of Melbourne study.

Blood Tests Can Identify Psychosis Risk in Psychiatric Patients, Study

Sep 27, 2014 AM EDT Researchers at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, have developed a novel method to accurately diagnose early stages of psychosis.

Weight Loss Surgery Less Likely To Treat Depression among Obese and Overweight Patients, Study

Sep 26, 2014 AM EDT Bariatric surgery or weight loss surgery does not necessarily alleviate depression in obese or overweight people, according to a Yale University study.

Anti-Inflammatory Drugs May Help Lower Blood Vessel Disease Risk in Diabetics: Study

Sep 12, 2014 AM EDT A Spanish University study found that inflammation might be the culprit behind high blood sugar levels' damaging effects on blood vessels. The findings suggest that anti-inflammatory medications could ...

Mentally Ill Patients More Likely To Be Victims of Sexual and Domestic Violence, Study

Sep 08, 2014 AM EDT Women suffering from severe mental illness are five times more likely to be victims of sexual assault than normal individuals, according to a University of College London study.

Most Patients Fail To Take Medication for Rheumatoid Arthritis, Study

Aug 30, 2014 AM EDT Majority of patients suffering from severe rheumatoid arthritis fail to take expensive prescribed medication, according to a new study led by the University of Manchester.

Surgery Offers Better Survival Rates among Patients with Laryngeal Cancer, Study

Aug 25, 2014 AM EDT Patients suffering from advanced laryngeal cancer have higher survival rates following surgery than nonsurgical chemoradiation, according to an Ichan School of Medicine study.

Researchers find Source of Fungal Infections Affecting HIV/AIDS Patients in Southern California

Aug 22, 2014 AM EDT Duke University researchers have identified the environmental source of fungal infections that have been plaguing HIV/AIDS patients in Southern California for decades.

SLE Patients More Likely To Be Re-admitted Within 30 Days of Being Discharged, Study

Aug 13, 2014 AM EDT Nearly one in every six patients of systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) is readmitted to the hospital within a month of being discharged, according to a new study by the University of California, San ...

Peripheral Neuropathy linked to Cardiovascular Diseases in Diabetic Patients, Study

Aug 07, 2014 AM EDT The loss of sensation in the feet in diabetics can be a predictor of cardiovascular events like heart attack and strokes, according to a new study by the St. George's University of London.

Manchester Researchers Develop Effective Procedure to Diagnose Lung Cancer in Older Patients

Aug 05, 2014 AM EDT The University of Manchester researchers have found a safe and effective procedure to diagnose lung cancer in older patients.

Diverticulitis Patients Suffer From Psychological and Physical Symptoms Even After Attack, Study

Jul 31, 2014 AM EDT People suffering from diverticulitis experience psychological and physical symptoms long after the acute illness has been cured, according to a new study by the University of California - Los Angeles.

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