Tag: treatments

A new study reveals how the price of treatments for a devastating disease quadrupled over the past decade

In a study published by JAMA Neurology, researchers found that multiple sclerosis patients who have Medicare Part D-government-funded health insurance that covers prescription drug costs-have seen their medication prices quadruple from 2006 to 2016. The rise in drug prices has also translated to an increase in patients’ out-of-pocket expenses, which

What the FDA Needs You to Know About Alzheimer “Cures”

An estimated five million Americans are living with Alzheimer, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. This leaves patients and their loved ones desperate to find a cure for this deadly disease that steadily robs memory. Unfortunately, some supplement companies prey on consumer’s hopes with false promises that

Treating headaches from traumatic brain injury using acupuncture

A study in Medical Acupuncture has revealed the traditional Chinese practice of acupuncture can relieve the symptoms of traumatic brain injury (TBI). In particular, researchers evaluated auricular acupuncture (AA) and traditional acupuncture (TCA) to determine whether it was effective in treating symptoms of chronic headaches, in comparison to usual care (UC) treatments provided