HealthDay News: Neurosciences
Brain Chemical May Help Control Tourette 'Tics'
A particular brain chemical may help people with Tourette syndrome suppress the disorder's characteristic "tics," scientists report. They hope their discovery paves the way to new therapies for the developmental neurological disorder.
Common Painkillers Tied to Blood Clot Risk, Study Suggests
People who use
painkillers called nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) --
which include aspirin, naproxen (Aleve) and ibuprofen (Advil,
Motrin) -- may be at increased risk for potentially deadly blood
clots, a new study suggests.