Tag Archives: People

Fewer people are signing up for Obamacare plans, so far

Around 1.17 million people got Obamacare plans through the federally-run healthcare.gov over the first 10 days of open enrollment for 2019, the Trump administration reported Wednesday. That number represents about a 16 percent decrease from the same time period last year, although the administration cautioned that this year’s count covers one fewer day of signups… Read More »

People Do Best When They Pick Their PTSD Treatment

By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, Nov. 6, 2018 (HealthDay News) — When people with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) choose their own treatment — be it medication or counseling — they respond better, a new study finds. The study included 200 adult patients, including military veterans and survivors of sexual assault, seen at outpatient clinics… Read More »

Paralyzed People Walk Again, Even Without Neurostimulation

The word “paralysis” is starting to lose its gloomy permanence, as researchers at top-end institutions around the world have been getting some people back on their legs who were previously thought to have to spend the rest of their lives in wheelchairs. Well targeted electrical nerve stimulation, coupled with specialized rehab training, has been the… Read More »