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Woman in her 60s who fell asleep during home cupping therapy woke up with large blisters

Woman wakes up with a ring of pus-filled blisters on her shoulder after falling asleep for 30 minutes during a CUPPING session The unamed woman, of California, used the method after falling over Ancient process works by applying heated cups to the skin to create suction  Athletes and celebrities use it for a variety of… Read More »

Gene therapy eases Parkinson’s symptoms by rewiring parts of the brain

A treatment for Parkinson’s rewires parts of the brainALFRED PASIEKA/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY By Alice Klein A gene therapy treatment for Parkinson’s disease appears to relieve symptoms by rewiring the brain circuits involved in movement. People with Parkinson’s disease have tremors and muscle stiffness that are caused by overstimulation of a brain area called the subthalamic… Read More »