Ampyra Approved for Adults With MS
FRIDAY, Jan. 22 (HealthDay News) -- Dalfampridine (Ampyra) extended-release tablets have been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to help adults with multiple sclerosis (MS) who have trouble walking.
Stress, Anxiety Can Up Risk of Depression in Pregnancy
FRIDAY, Jan. 22 (HealthDay News) -- Stress, history of depression, lack of social support and unintended pregnancy are among the major factors that contribute to increased risk of depression in pregnant women, a new study shows.
Video Gaming Just Might Fight Aging
FRIDAY, Jan. 22 (HealthDay News) -- Slaying orcs, charting military campaigns and gunning down bad guys might not sound like things seniors would be interested in pursuing for fun or exercise.
Drug Combo Blocks HIV Infection in Mice
FRIDAY, Jan. 22 (HealthDay News) -- New research in mice suggests that a commonly used drug combination might protect people from being infected by the AIDS virus through the major routes of transmission.
Combo Therapy Shows Promise Against Brain Cancer
FRIDAY, Jan. 22 (HealthDay News) -- A synthetic form of a naturally occurring hormone combined with chemotherapy inhibited tumor growth and achieved a 25 percent cure rate in mice with a deadly brain cancer called glioblastoma, a new study reports.
Potty Training Best Between Ages 2 and 3
FRIDAY, Jan. 22 (HealthDay News) -- If you're ready to ditch your toddler's diapers for good, the best time to start potty training may be between the second and third birthdays.