page contents


Senate blocks 'skinny' Obamacare repeal bill in dramatic late-night vote

The Senate blocked the latest Republican attempt to repeal Obamacare in a dramatic floor vote early Friday morning, yet again stalling — for now — the key campaign goal that eludes the GOP six months into the Trump administration. Three GOP defections — Sens. Susan Collins of Maine, Lisa Murkowski of Alaska and John McCain of Ari… Health Care

Read More »

Re-training the brain in pain

Psychologists are working on ways to reduce the brain’s sensitivity to pain, with the aim of improving pain management techniques. Dr Melissa Day from The University of Queensland’s School of Psychology is comparing three different non-drug treatments as she seeks to examine how to change the way the brain processes low back pain. The goal is to achieve optimal function and an increased ...

Read More »

'Skinny' Obamacare repeal may leave 16 million more uninsured, CBO estimates

A version of the Obamacare repeal plan the Senate could pass this week may leave 16 million more Americans uninsured over a decade, according to a Congressional Budget Office estimate requested by Senate Democrats. Democrats on two key Senate committees asked for the score based on reported features of a “skinny” Affordable Care Act repeal. Here are those provisions, according ...

Read More »

Senate rejects plan to repeal parts of Obamacare without replacement

The Senate on Wednesday knocked down a proposal to repeal parts of the Affordable Care Act without an immediate replacement amid a chaotic string of health-care votes this week. The amendment failed by a 45-55 margin, with seven Republican senators voting against it: Lamar Alexander of Tennessee, Shelley Moore Capito of West Virginia, Susan Collins of Maine, Dean Heller of ...

Read More »

Brain Responds Differently to Food Rewards in Bulimia Nervosa

New study discovers differences in how the brain responds to food rewards in individuals with a history of bulimia nervosa. Image courtesy of Pixabay   Researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine have discovered differences in how the brain responds to food rewards in individuals with a history of bulimia nervosa (BN), an eating disorder characterized by frequent ...

Read More »

New study recommends alternative pain relief for knee replacement patients

A new study led by researchers at University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire (UHCW) NHS Trust and the University of Warwick has recommended an alternative method of pain relief for patients undergoing knee replacement surgery. Over 250 patients having knee replacements at UHCW took part in the study, reported this month in The Bone and Joint Journal, a highly-regarded specialist international ...

Read More »

By continuing to use the site, you agree to the use of cookies. more information

The cookie settings on this website are set to "allow cookies" to give you the best browsing experience possible. If you continue to use this website without changing your cookie settings or you click "Accept" below then you are consenting to this.