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The Huffington Post reports that the metal tungsten, often found in electronic devices, is associated with higher risk of stroke. A study published in PLoS ONE examined urinary tungsten concentrations of 8,614 people between ages 18 and 74 who were part of the National Health and Nutrition Examination...

Part 1: Caroline Rhea and Dr. Mueller on Treating Overactive Bladder

When Standard Therapies Fail, What’s Next for Overactive Bladder?

Caroline Rhea, comedian/activist, and Elizabeth R. Mueller, MD, discuss the latest treatments for overactive bladder including oral medications and sacral nerve stimulation. They urge physicians to consider botulinum toxin, which has been shown in studies to treat overactive bladder for up to 6 months, and...
A study in Pediatrics may be able to explain the cause of SIDS, The Boston Globe reports. Scientists "compared the brainstems of 41 babies who had died of SIDS to the brainstems of seven babies who died of other causes and five babies who were hospitalized with low oxygen levels before their deaths." They...