This Is How I Save My Life: Amy Scher's Healing Journey

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Embryonic Stem Cell Treatment: Back for More

Posted Wed, 2011/11/09 - 04:18 by Kyla Puklus

The India Story

A year after receiving my first embryonic stem cell therapy, I return to New Delhi for booster cells. As my health continues to improve, I explain my decision to return and the positive changes in my life this year.

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Aspirin Reduces Risk for Hereditary Cancer

Posted Tue, 2011/11/08 - 02:12 by Fred Lee

Prevention, Cancer

Regular intake of aspirin may help to reduce the incidence of hereditary cancer, especially in the colon and bowel.

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Being Bilingual May Protect Your Brain

Posted Wed, 2011/10/05 - 02:34 by Fred Lee

Prevention, Mind and body, Conditions & Diseases

Speaking another language may help protect your brain from the symptoms of dementia and Alzheimer's disease later in life.

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Our Jobs May Be Hazardous To Our Health

Posted Wed, 2011/09/21 - 20:30 by Fred Lee

Mind and body

Our jobs can actually be hazardous to our health when stress is a prevalent part of being at work.

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Amy Scher: The Stem Cell Relapse Rumor Put To Rest

Posted Fri, 2011/09/09 - 06:19 by amybscher

The India Story

In recent days, the India pot has been stirred up a little. I have had several people contact me, concerned that I have relapsed. Apparently, that was the word around what I call 'Lyme-town,' the virtual world where Internet forums and email groups and patient blogs rule. And often, as I've learned in this little loved cyber town, reporting can be inaccurate.

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Vitamin D Tempers Depression In Older Women

Posted Wed, 2011/08/31 - 21:08 by Fred Lee

Prevention, Mind and body, Alternative Treatments

A new study suggests that higher levels of vitamin D may be effective in treating and preventing depression.

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A Spicy Way To Treat Sinus Inflammation

Posted Wed, 2011/08/31 - 03:54 by Fred Lee

Prevention, Alternative Treatments

The active compound in chili peppers has been shown to be effective in treating sinus inflammation.

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Eat More Fiber!

Posted Fri, 2011/04/01 - 02:33 by Amer Kaissi


A new study concluded that higher fiber intake was significantly associated with lower estimated lifetime risk for cardiovascular disease compared with lower fiber intake.

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Hey Doc, Don’t “Friend” Me On Facebook!

Posted Tue, 2011/03/29 - 03:53 by Amer Kaissi

Patient Care

While social media and instant messaging have taken over communication in the modern world, many people are still hesitant to use these new ways when interacting with their own doctor.

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Running Won’t Hurt Your Knees!

Posted Tue, 2011/03/29 - 03:53 by Amer Kaissi


New evidence suggests that running is not detrimental to the knee joint but is actually beneficial to joint health.

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