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Botox Being Tested Against Stomach Cancer

Posted On August 21, 2014

(Undated) -- A new study shows that Botox may not only fight wrinkles, but stomach cancer as well. Scientists tested the drug on mice and were able reduce the number of tumors in their stomach. Botox also helped boost survival and the effects of chemotherapy. Researchers used Botox to paralyze nerves that are connected to…

DEA Tightens Restrictions On Hydrocodone Combos

Posted On August 21, 2014

(Washington, DC) -- The DEA is tightening restrictions on some painkillers. The move is meant to counter the increasing abuse of hydrcodone-combination products. By listing the products as Schedule Two drugs under the Controlled Substance Act, it puts them on the level with strong illegal narcotics like heroin and methamphetamine. The action will take effect…

Pair Infected With Ebola Released From Hospital

Posted On August 21, 2014

(Atlanta, GA) -- An American doctor who became infected with the Ebola virus while treating people in Liberia is being discharged from an Atlanta hospital today. Dr. Kent Brantly will be traveling to an undisclosed location to be with his family. Brantly contracted the deadly virus last month. There's also word that today that missionary…

Recognizing Stroke Risk Factors Are Important For Pregnant Women

Posted On August 21, 2014

(Undated) -- Strokes during pregnancy are rare, but being able to recognize the risk-factors can be life saving for both the mother and the baby. Doctor Jennifer Frontera with the Cleveland Clinic says high blood pressure is the top risk-factor for stroke in pregnancy.   Doctor Frontera says preemclampsia , which is high blood pressure,…

U.S. Doctor Infected With Ebola Being Released From Hospital Today

Posted On August 21, 2014

(Atlanta, GA) -- The American doctor who became infected with the Ebola virus while treating Ebola victims in Liberia will be released from a hospital today. According to Emory University Hospital in Atlanta, Dr. Kent Brantly will reportedly address the media this morning before traveling to an undisclosed location to spend time with his family.…