The National Institutes of Health will award 10 grants to support social epigenomics research in health disparities. This investigator-initiated research is being funded as part of the Social Epigenomics Research Focused on Minority Health and Health Disparities research program, which seeks to support research to better understand the drivers of health disparities. The National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities (NIMHD), part of the National Institutes of Health, will commit $26.2 million over five years, subject to available funds, for nine awards. An additional award under this initiative will be funded by the National Cancer Institute (NCI) €“ also part of NIH.

A hair transplant is a form of skin graft that rearranges the hair you have by taking hair and skin from one area of your head and moving it to another. It's an effective, permanent treatment for hair loss. A hair transplant involves significant cost and recovery time. In most cases, it requires multiple procedures over time to get the best results. Therefore, hair transplants generally are used only when other hair-loss treatments have not worked.

Medical science can seem to zig and zag from one study to the next. One study says one thing while another study appears to contradict it.

If it's suspected that you have a brain tumor, your doctor may recommend a number of tests and procedures, including:

If you ever experience migraines, you know the severe throbbing pain or a pulsing sensation that is often accompanied by nausea, vomiting, and extreme sensitivity to light and sound. Migraine attacks can cause significant pain for hours to days and can be so severe that the pain is disabling.

The American Academy of Pain Medicine reports that in 2011, more than 100,000 American adults suffered from chronic pain. Some chronic pain sufferers turn to prescription opioid medication for relief. Dr Brent Bauer, director of the Mayo Clinic Complementary and Integrative Medicine Program, says alternative therapies such as acupuncture, meditation or yoga can be effective pain relievers for some people.