New Study Finds Certain Video Games May Be Effective In Warding Off DementiaA new study finds video games might just be the key to preventing dementia.
Back-To-School Time Can Be Trying For Students With Inflammatory Bowel DiseaseFor some college students with an embarrassing condition, heading back to class is not always an exciting time.
Study Examines Acetaminophen Use During Pregnancy, Child Behavioral IssuesAcetaminophen, the active ingredient in Tylenol, has been a go-to medicine for pregnant women with aches and pains and fever. Now a British study shows a pattern of behavioral issues in the children of mothers who took this drug during pregnancy.
'Sundowning' May Cause Increased Confusion At Night For Alzheimer's PatientsMore than 5 million Americans are currently living with Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia. For some of them, their confusion seems to be worse at night.
Unusual Treatment Being Used To Treat C. Diff PatientsHundreds of thousands of people suffer from a bacterial infection in their intestines that could be life-threatening.
Weight Loss Balloon Trial Helping Some Western Pa. Patients Get ResultsSherry Vukman took part in a clinical trial involving weight loss balloons offered through the Allegheny Health Network.
New Eczema Treatment Could Be Alternative Option To Steroid CreamsFor the first time in decades, there's a new treatment for eczema that's showing promise.
Exploring Pros & Cons Of New Type 2 Diabetes DrugsThere are three new drugs for type 2 diabetes. and they work differently than previous diabetes medications.
Deep Brain Stimulation Could Help Patients With Severe OCDFor some people with obsessive-compulsive disorder, sometimes medication and therapy aren't enough to keep their obsessive behaviors in check.
Children’s Hospital Doctors Studying Relationship Between Asthma, Vitamin D LevelsCould something cheap and easily available over-the-counter be just as good, if not better, than inhalers for kids with asthma?
BRCA Mutation And The Decision To Remove Breasts And OvariesRemove the breasts and ovaries -- that's a routine recommendation for women with the BRCA gene.
Local Doctors Using New Technology To Treat Peripheral Artery DiseaseNearly 20 million adults in the United States have peripheral artery disease, but local doctors are the first in the area to use groundbreaking technology to treat it.