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Information on the latest research and studies, better-health tips, and advice for children's and seniors' health from GateHouse News Service. Know what the \x34study of the week\x34 means for your health and that of your family, and get plenty of ...
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Information on the latest research and studies, better-health tips, and advice for children's and seniors' health from GateHouse News Service. Know what the \x34study of the week\x34 means for your health and that of your family, and get plenty of fodder to ask your doctor about.
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Number to Know



400,000: 400,000 people in the U.S. are living with multiple sclerosis, a progressive, chronic disease that impacts a person’s central nervous system, which is made up of the brain, spinal cord and the optic nerves. MS prevents the nerves from transmitting messages between the brain and other parts of the body, which results in different and unpredictable physical and cognitive problems that can be mild, such as numbness in the limbs, or more severe, such as loss of vision or diminished mobility of the arms and legs.



— Brandpoint



Senior Health



More than 46 million adults in the United States experience overactive bladder symptoms at least some of the time. Despite this, the burden of the disease is often underestimated due to reluctance of OAB patients to seek medical attention. As few as one in five men and one in eight women with OAB symptoms, including urgency, frequency and urinary incontinence seek treatment.



— Brandpoint



New Research



The most common orthopedic procedure performed in the United States is under question. According to a new study published in the New England Journal of Medicine, athroscopic partial meniscectomy — knee surgery — fails to help many patients recover from knee pain, whether from wear or an injury.

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