Prostate drug may slow Parkinson's disease

Prostate drug may slow Parkinson’s disease

Image copyright Getty Images A drug used to treat enlarged prostates may be a powerful medicine against Parkinson’s disease, according to an international team of scientists. Terazosin helps ease benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) by relaxing the muscles of the bladder and prostate. But researchers believe it has another beneficial action, Read more…

Addiction treatment center to open in Vergennes

Addiction treatment center to open in Vergennes

VERGENNES — A Massachusetts company that provides outpatient medication-assisted treatment for opioid and alcohol addiction will open a new treatment center in Vergennes on Monday, Sept. 16. SaVida Health is opening SaVida Health Vergennes, its fourth Vermont location — joining the SaVida Health Bennington, Springfield and Newport sites. SaVida Vergennes Read more…

VT Reduced With Single Radiation Treatment

VT Reduced With Single Radiation Treatment

CHICAGO — A noninvasive cardiac radioablative approach that treats ventricular tachycardia (VT) the same way many cancers are now treated dramatically reduces VT occurrence in the majority of patients and allows many to reduce or eliminate antiarrhythmic drug therapy, a small phase I/II study is showing. “This could democratize VT Read more…