More Headlines

Doctor's In-Depth Interview on the Stomach Pacemaker

Updated: 01/20/2010 - Todd Wood, M.D., general surgeon at Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital in Houston, Texas, explains how an implanted stimulator helps treat chronic nausea and vomiting in patients with a stomach condition that is often a complication of diabetes.

Read More

Faster Test for Mitochondrial Disease

Updated: 01/20/2010 - Richard G. Boles, M.D., Associate Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles, talks about a new test that can help diagnose mitochondrial disease early.

Read More

Joanne Kurtzberg, M.D., on Blood and Marrow Transplant

Updated: 01/18/2010 - Joanne Kurtzberg, M.D., director of the Pediatric Blood and Marrow Transplant Program at Duke University Medical Center, talks about the future of treatment with umbilical cord blood.

Read More

'Longevity Gene' Helps Prevent Memory Decline and Dementia

Posted: 01/14/2010 - Scientists at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University have found that a "longevity gene" helps to slow age-related decline in brain function in older adults. Drugs that mimic the gene's effect are now under development, the researchers note, and could help protect against Alzheimer's disease.

Read More

Gene Therapy to Treat Damaged Heart Tissue

Updated: 01/13/2010 - Todd Herron, Ph.D., assistant research professor in the Department of Molecular & Integrative Physiology at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, talks about his research involving gene therapy to treat damaged heart tissue.

Read More

Sen. Nelson: More Medicaid funding for all states

Updated: 01/10/2010 - Nebraska Sen. Ben Nelson says he didn't hold back his vote on health care legislation just to get more money for his state, "but to fix the unfunded Medicaid mandate for all states."

Read More

H1N1 Infections Continue to Drop

Posted: 01/08/2010 - Swine flu infections continue to drop and only one state - Alabama - was reporting widespread cases last week.

Read More

FDA Staff Against New Use of Forest Labs Drug

Posted: 01/07/2010 - Federal health scientists say Forest Laboratories' hypertension drug Bystolic should not be approved for a new use in patients at risk for heart failure.

Read More

Walmart Announces H1N1 Vaccinations for Customers

Posted: 01/06/2010 - Walmart (NYSE: WMT) and Mollen Immunization Clinics announced today that Mollen healthcare professionals will administer H1N1 flu shots in select stores in Alabama beginning January 6, 2010.

Read More

Evidence lacking for special diets in autism

Posted: 01/03/2010 - An expert panel says there's no rigorous evidence that digestive problems are more common in children with autism compared to other children, or that special diets work.

Read More

China warns of possible new H1N1 flu outbreaks

Updated: 01/03/2010 - The Lunar New Year travel period in China has officials bracing for a possible new wave of swine flu infectionsas crowded conditions create the ideal mechanism for the virus tospread.

Read More

More than a million Floridians vaccinated

Posted: 12/24/2009 - Health officials say more than a million Floridians have received swine flu vaccinations and limits on who can get them are being lifted.

Read More
WTVY-TV 285 N Foster Street Dothan, AL 36303 334-792-3195
Copyright © 2002-2016 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability
Gray Television, Inc.