Published on November 22, 2017 - Page 11
DEAR DR. ROACH: My wife, age 65, has been suffering from abdominal pain for over a year. The pain comes within minutes of eating a meal. She was...
Published on November 21, 2017 - Page 9
UTRECHT, Netherlands — Els van der Heijden, who has cystic fibrosis, was finding it ever harder to breathe as her lungs filled with thick, sticky...
Published on November 21, 2017 - Page 9
DEAR DR. ROACH: Last year, I had an abnormal Pap smear. My follow-up colposcopy did not show anything. Two weeks ago, I had another abnormal Pap...
Published on November 21, 2017 - Page 9
Q. I have had restless legs syndrome for as long as I can remember. I was given Mirapex in 2010, and the doctor maximized the dose in 2011. I NEVER...
Published on November 21, 2017 - Page 9
WASHINGTON — U.S. health authorities have announced plans to crack down on doctors pushing stem cell procedures that pose the gravest risks to...
Published on November 20, 2017 - Page 5
Q. I don’t remember now if I read this here or elsewhere, but I recently learned that drinking cherry juice before bedtime ensures a sound night’s...
Published on November 20, 2017 - Page 17
DEAR DR. ROACH: I would like to know your opinion regarding “cool sculpting.” Does it really work? Are there any bad consequences that a person...
Published on November 17, 2017 - Page 13
DEAR DR. ROACH: Our 37-year-old daughter has Addison’s disease. We have had some difficulty trying to regulate her electrolytes and her blood...
Published on November 16, 2017 - Page 19
DEAR DR. ROACH: About 40 years ago, I was given a tetanus shot after a large cut to my hand. Hours later, I developed a severe case of lockjaw. My...
Published on November 15, 2017 - Page 4
WASHINGTON (AP) —Federal health authorities are warning about reports of injury, addiction and death with a herbal supplement that has been promoted...
Published on November 15, 2017 - Page 4
WASHINGTON (AP) —U.S. regulators have approved the first drug with a sensor that alerts doctors when the medication has been taken, offering a new...
Published on November 15, 2017 - Page 4
CHICAGO — An increase in suicide rates among U.S. teens occurred at the same time social media use surged and a new analysis suggests there may be a...
Published on November 15, 2017 - Page 18
DEAR DR. ROACH: My son (early 40s) has been romantically involved with a woman (early 30s) for the past two years. She has always been underweight,...
Published on November 14, 2017 - Page 8
CHICAGO — Emergency rooms are where many patients are first introduced to powerful opioid painkillers, but what if doctors offered over-the-counter...
Published on November 14, 2017 - Page 8
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette PITTSBURGH (AP) —Science can draw inspiration from science fiction, with exoskeletons long succeeding in cinema to make...
Published on November 14, 2017 - Page 8
DEAR DR. ROACH: I am 95 years old, and have been suffering from a very painful case of shingles. I take many medicines for pain, and for high blood...
Published on November 14, 2017 - Page 8
Q. I have dealt with body pain for many years. Like the proverbial frog in boiling water, my pain increased gradually over the years, and I just...
Published on November 13, 2017 - Page 12
ANAHEIM, Calif. — Women are less likely than men to get CPR from a bystander and more likely to die, a new study suggests, and researchers think...
Published on November 13, 2017 - Page 17
DEAR DR. ROACH: I have been diagnosed with gastroparesis and am waiting to see a doctor who treats it. Do you have any suggestions as to a good diet...
Published on November 13, 2017 - Page 21
Q. I was listening to your radio show and heard you wondering about the reason that vinegar works for reflux. As a physician, I was told that acid...

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