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Could a ‘Tickle’ a Day Keep the Doctor Away?

By Serena Gordon HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, Aug. 2, 2019 (HealthDay News) — A small electric “tickle” to the ear may affect the body’s nervous system, and British researchers claim this can promote overall well-being and may potentially slow down some effects of aging. The tickle treatment is called transcutaneous vagus nerve stimulation (tVNS). The procedure… Read More »

Mallinckrodt paid ‘kickbacks’ to keep drug price high, and stuck taxpayers with bill, DOJ lawsuit says

In its complaint, the government demanded a jury trial that would put front and center the actions of the company at the heart of a 97,000% drug price hike. The price of Mallinckrodt’s anti-inflammatory drug Acthar — best known for treating babies with a debilitating seizure disorder — has gone from $ 40 a vial… Read More »

Medical News Today: Ginkgo seeds may help keep skin blemish-free, but there’s a catch

Researchers have found that an ancient Chinese medical compendium was right all along — ginkgo seeds are able to kill the bacteria that cause acne and other skin conditions. However, the scientists also warn that we should not rush to make use of these seeds. The seeds of the ginkgo tree contain a substance that… Read More »