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Medical Minute: Metabolic Syndrome

Posted: 03/21/2007 - Patients who suffer from high blood pressure and obesity may also be susceptible to a disease called Metabolic Syndrome.

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Medical Minute: Cancer Drug for Vision

Posted: 03/21/2007 - Uveitis can be a frightening condition. One day you can see fine, the next your vision is nearly gone. The inflammatory condition can come on overnight and treatment often means steroids, which come with a host of side effects. Now, a new treatment brings the world back into focus for these patients.

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Medical Minute: Halting Diabetes

Posted: 03/21/2007 - While it's not a cure, a new short-term therapy for type-one diabetes appears to halt the progression of the disease, with no serious side effects.

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Medical Minute: Autism

Posted: 03/21/2007 - April is National Autism Awareness Month. The most recent numbers show as many as one in 500 people have autism.

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Medical Minute: The Healing Yoga

Posted: 03/21/2007 - Medical science still has no cure for Multiple Sclerosis and drug treatments have met with limited success. But one MS patient insists yoga has changed his life. Now he's trying to spread the word, and the technique, to others.

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Medical Minute: Prostate Laser

Posted: 03/21/2007 - It's not cancerous, but an enlarged prostate can be uncomfortable for the more than fifty million men who have it.

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Medical Minute: Artificial Intelligence

Posted: 03/21/2007 - Movies like "A.I." and "The Matrix" offer glimpses of what artificial intelligence holds for the future. Some say it will have a great impact on medical research.

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Medical Minute: Rapid Detox

Posted: 03/21/2007 - A unique treatment program helps patients get off their medication quickly, while reducing painful withdrawals.

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Medical Minute: Non-Stimulant for ADHD

Posted: 03/21/2007 - According to the National Institute of Mental Health, as many as two million American children have attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. Many of them rely on stimulant medications to control the symptoms, but there are many side effects.

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Medical Minute: Relief for Bladder Pain

Posted: 03/21/2007 - Interstitial cystitis is a painful bladder condition that affects up to one million Americans. Treating it is often met with limited success and the condition has a major effect on a patient's quality of life.

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Medical Minute: Rewiring Stroke Damage

Posted: 03/21/2007 - Doctors are using a new way to rewire the brain of stroke patients to help them regain full use of their arm or hand.

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Medical Minute: Hip Pain

Posted: 03/21/2007 - Doctors are performing a new procedure to help patients fight hip pain.

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