New Developments in Medicine

New Hope for Genetic Vision Problems

A new gene therapy may provide hope for people with inherited retinal degenerations.

Migraine Milestone

While there is no cure for migraines, preventive treatments may help people worry less about their next migraine attack and focus more on living their lives.

Liquid Biopsies: A Better Way to Detect Cancer?

The latest advancement in the fight against cancer may be hiding in the bloodstream.

Remyelination to Reverse the Effects of MS?

A new therapy currently in preclinical trials may help repair nerve damage in patients living with multiple sclerosis (MS).

A New Solution for Obstructive Sleep Apnea

If you are living with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) and struggle with your continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) device, a new, less cumbersome option may help you get the rest you need in comfort.

Noninvasive Test May Help Find Heart Disease Early

By detecting arterial inflammation in its earliest stages, doctors may identify patients at risk for future cardiovascular complications.

An App for Addiction

An app developed by Pear Therapeutics, reSET is the first prescription-based software to be cleared for marketing by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA).

Could a Furry Friend Help Your Baby Avoid Asthma?

For people with asthma, having an indoor pet may not be a good idea. New research suggests that for babies, however, sharing the home with a four-legged companion can help them avoid the chronic respiratory condition in later years.

No More Sticks

A new device, approved for use by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), will eliminate the pain of finger sticking to test blood sugar in patients with diabetes.

Anesthesia as an Anti-Depressant?

Researchers and clinicians are exploring how the anesthetic known as ketamine may improve quality of life for individuals living with depression.

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