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    1. This After Severe Head Injury Brings Mixed Results

      By Dennis Thompson HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, Sept. 8, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Removing part of the skull to relieve pressure in the brain following a severe head injury can save a person's life, but the patient is often left permanently disabled, a new clinical trial has determined. Doctors freq

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    2. Smoking Tied to Relapse Risk After Crohn's Surgery

      By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, Sept. 1, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Smoking increases the risk that Crohn's disease patients will have relapses after bowel surgery, new research suggests. The study included 240 Crohn's disease patients in the United Kingdom who were followed for three ye

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    3. New Ultrasound Technique May Help Essential Tremor

      By Steven Reinberg HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, Aug. 25, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Patients with uncontrolled shaking caused by a condition called essential tremor may get relief with a new noninvasive ultrasound procedure, a study finds. The movement disorder involves involuntary tremors in the hand

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    4. Kids' Mild Brain Injury Can Have Long-Term Effect

      By Maureen Salamon HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, Aug. 24, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Young people who suffer even mild head trauma are more likely to have serious issues later on, including psychiatric problems and premature death, a new study suggests. Researchers compared 100,000 Swedes who suffered

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    5. Surgery Effective for Muscle-Weakening Disorder

      By Dennis Thompson HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, Aug. 11, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Removing the thymus gland is an effective treatment for myasthenia gravis, an autoimmune disorder that causes life-threatening muscle weakness, researchers report. Since the 1940s, doctors have been surgically removing

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    6. This Helps 8 Paralyzed People Regain Some Movement

             By Dennis Thompson                  HealthDay Reporter                      THURSDAY, Aug. 11, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- A regimen of brain training has restored partial sensation and muscle control in the legs of eight people paralyzed by spinal cord injuries, researchers report.        The s

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    7. Concussion Symptoms' Return Normal During Recovery

      By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, Aug. 5, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- It's common for children who've suffered a mild concussion to experience a return of symptoms when they go back to their day-to-day activities, a small study says. "The key implications for clinicians is that modest physica

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    8. Better Detection Key to Rising ALS Cases in U.S.

      By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, Aug. 4, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Better detection appears to explain the recent rise in the number of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) cases in the United States, government health officials say. It's unlikely that the rate of ALS -- also known as Lou

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    9. What Happens When You're Hypnotized?

      By Dennis Thompson HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, July 28, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Skeptics view hypnosis as a little-understood parlor trick, but a new study reveals real changes occur in the brain when a person enters an hypnotic state. Some parts of the brain relax during the trance while others b

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    10. 'Ice Bucket Challenge' Funds Boon to ALS Research

      By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, July 27, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- The hugely popular "Ice Bucket Challenge" did more than convince millions of people to dump buckets of ice water over their heads to raise money for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) research: It actually funded a stu

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