There is good news on the horizon for migraine sufferers who also are considering a little “maintenance” around in the eye area. Researchers at the Louisiana State University Heath Sciences Center New Orleans School of Medicine report high success rates with the new migraine trigger site decompression surgery. In a study set to publish in […]
Cigarette butt recycling kicks off Contrary to popular belief, cigarette filters are not biodegradable. They are made from cellulose acetate, which is produced from wood fiber and takes many years to break down in the environment. This summer the City of New Orleans and the Downtown Development District kicked off a new pilot program to […]
I achieved Beatles immortality on the day that the group played in New Orleans, Sept. 16, 1964. I will admit that it’s a rather shaky link to glory and that it was appreciated by only one person who I didn’t even know. Nevertheless, given the improbability of my ever being associated with rock idols, I […]
Project Runway Star Headlines at South Walton Fashion Week Swfw.com Mychael Knight, the Bravo TV star who counts Khloe Khardasian and Jennifer Hudson as clients, is headlining at the South Walton Fashion Week (SWFW). Not only will he be showing his Fall/Winter 2014 collection but Knight will also be one of the judges of the […]
Charcoal’s slides in new meat varieties 2200 Magazine St., 644-4311, CharcoalGourmetBurgerBar.com Want to try antelope, venison or elk but don’t want to commit in case you don’t like it? Charcoal’s Gourmet Burger Bar on Magazine Street is offering a new special on Tuesdays, where diners can sample three unusual burger meats in slider-size portions. The […]
DESIGN AND HISTORY: In the new coffee table book Luxury, Inequity & Yellow Fever: Living Legacies and the Story of Old New Orleans, published by the Hermann-Grima + Gallier Historic houses, readers are offered a glimpse into antebellum New Orleans. With lush imagery and historic accounts written by photographer Kerri McCaffety, the 152-page, full color […]
One reason that magazines are expected to be able to survive the onslaught of the computer is that we’re better suited for photography. We have the paper quality and size to make images look nice – much better than the collisions of pixels on a screen can do. This issue provides a study in photography. […]
During the course of photographing this year’s class of People to Watch, someone on our staff noted that this was an unusually good-looking bunch. We didn’t mean for that to happen. A person can be homely, […]
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There is good news on the horizon for migraine sufferers who also are considering a little “maintenance” around in the eye area. Researchers at the Louisiana State University Heath Sciences Center New Orleans School of Medicine report high success rates with the new migraine trigger site decompression surgery. In a study set to publish in the journal Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, researchers cite that more than 90 percent of patients who underwent surgery to decompress the nerves that trigger migraines experienced relief. Migraines were eliminated in 51.3 percent of the patients, with about a fifth of them experiencing an 80 percent reduction of symptoms; and nearly a third of the patients had between 50 and 80 percent of their symptoms resolved. Patient’s responses to the bonus eyelift are not included in the study.
According to U.S. News and World Report’s 2014-’15 Best Hospitals rankings, Ochsner Medical Center ranked among the best hospitals in America in nine specialties. The rankings are:
• Nationally ranked No. 28 in Diabetes & Endocrinology
• Nationally ranked No. 36 in Ear, Nose and Throat
• Nationally ranked No. 18 in Gastroenterology & GI Surgery
• Nationally ranked No. 46 in Geriatrics
• Nationally ranked No. 34 in Nephrology
• Nationally ranked No. 24 in Neurology & Neurosurgery
• Nationally ranked No. 41 in Orthopedics
• Nationally ranked No. 26 in Pulmonology
• Nationally ranked No. 46 in Urology
Ochsner also ranked No. 1 in Louisiana and New Orleans.
In the new book, Safe and Effective Exercise for Overweight Youth, Melinda Sothern, Ph.D., Director of Behavioral and Community Health Sciences and Professor of Research at the LSU Health Sciences Center New Orleans School of Public Health aims to provide safe, effective exercise recommendations and guidelines tailored to the specific needs of young people. From challenges such as hypertension and asthma to type 2 diabetes and injury the book is based on Sothern’s decades of scientific research and clinical experience.