Published on February 17, 2017 - Page 10
DEAR DR. ROACH: I happened to come across your recent article on the placebo effect. As a professor of physiology, I understand perfectly your...
Published on February 16, 2017 - Page 18
DEAR DR. ROACH: I am a 70-year-old woman with lichen planopilaris. While I know that this is rare and not life-threatening, it is nonetheless...
Published on February 15, 2017 - Page 14
DEAR DR. ROACH: In 1966, my husband was in the military, assigned to artillery for a period of three months’ training. During this time, he and his...
Published on February 14, 2017 - Page 13
DEAR DR. ROACH: My husband was diagnosed with congestive heart failure a year ago. His ejection fraction was 15-20. Now it is 25-30, but he’s worse...
Published on February 14, 2017 - Page 13
Q. I heard your radio show in which you talked about ibuprofen being associated with an increased risk of atrial fibrillation. I have been practicing...
Published on February 14, 2017 - Page 13
NEW YORK — The psychedelic drug in “magic mushrooms” can quickly and effectively help treat anxiety and depression in cancer patients, an effect that...
Published on February 14, 2017 - Page 13
NEW YORK — On its website, Kellogg touted a “Breakfast Council” of “independent experts” who helped guide the company’s nutritional efforts. Nowhere...
Published on February 14, 2017 - Page 14
LONDON (AP) — New research suggests a worrying number of people in China may be infected with bacteria resistant to an antibiotic used as a last...
Published on February 14, 2017 - Page 14
ROME (AP) — The World Health Organization says China has taken steps to end its once-widespread practice of harvesting organs from executed prisoners...
Published on February 13, 2017 - Page 7
DEAR DR. ROACH: My blood type is O-negative. I am well aware that O is the universal donor blood type. I have tried to donate every eight weeks...
Published on February 13, 2017 - Page 7
TUSCUMBIA, Ala. (AP) — Sausha Mitchell said her mother always told her being nosy was going to get her in trouble. It also got her a chance to help...
Published on February 13, 2017 - Page 9
Q. Saunas are the only gym experience I enjoy. I’ve led a very active and physical work life and had better-than-average strength and endurance....
Published on February 10, 2017 - Page 21
DEAR DR. ROACH: What is the cause of and treatment for hammertoe? — A. A NSWER: Hammertoes have many possible causes, including a variety of...
Published on February 9, 2017 - Page 12
DEAR DR. ROACH: I have a 53-year-old daughter who is troubled by muscle twitches. They occur on various parts of her body, some lasting for several...
Published on February 8, 2017 - Page 14
DEAR DR. ROACH: In late spring of 2016, I had a sinus infection and was prescribed both an antibiotic and prednisone. I was told that the steroid...
Published on February 7, 2017 - Page 13
DEAR DR. ROACH: My son was diagnosed with obsessive compulsive disorder. The doctor prescribed sertraline (Zoloft). When I inquired about a blood...
Published on February 7, 2017 - Page 13
TRENTON, N.J. — For many older couples, fun in the bedroom requires help from prescription drugs, but prices of popular brand-name sexual dysfunction...
Published on February 7, 2017 - Page 13
Q. After knee-replacement surgery, my doctor told me to take three or four ibuprofen tablets every four hours for pain. It did not help the pain much...
Published on February 7, 2017 - Page 13
WASHINGTON —Scientists are developing a robotic sleeve that can encase a flabby diseased heart and gently squeeze to keep it pumping. So far it’s...
Published on February 6, 2017 - Page 4
Q. I read about the person who got relief from psoriasis by bathing in the Dead Sea. I had almost the same experience at the Blue Lagoon in Iceland...

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