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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

Prevention

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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

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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

Prevention

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

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