viernes, 18 de marzo de 2016 Top 10 Viewed Reports 3/18/2016

Medical Breakthroughs: Ivanhoe Insider

This Week's Top 10 Viewed Stories
         1. Asthma, Allergies or ISS?
PHILADELPHIA. (Ivanhoe Newswire) -- You can’t catch your breath, and then your doctor treats you for asthma, but it keeps getting worse. It’s a mysterious disease that affects only women, but there’s something simple you can do to change your life.
         2. Type 1 Diabetes Cure?
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (Ivanhoe Newswire) -- A medication called Verapamil is a common treatment for controlling blood pressure, but researchers have stumbled onto another possible use for it: curing type-one diabetes. A first-of-its-kind trial is now underway, and it could be the cure for what is currently the seventh leading cause of death in the U.S.
         3. Foot Fat Transplant
PITTSBURGH. (Ivanhoe Newswire) -- Imagine feeling excruciating pain every time you take a step. For some cyclists and runners, years of devotion to their sport results in something called fat pad atrophy; fat at the balls of the feet wears away, leaving nothing but bone. Now doctors are studying a new procedure to cushion the feet using a patient’s own cells.
         4. A New Way to Banish Panic Attacks -- Doctor’s In-depth Interview
Alicia Kaplan, M.D., a psychiatrist specializing in treating anxiety and obsessive compulsive disorder at Allegheny Health Network, talks about panic attacks.
         5. Common Cold, Common Myths (2nd week)
ORLANDO, Fla. (Ivanhoe Newswire) -- The common cold is fittingly named. There are about 62 million cases in the U.S. every year. And separating the facts from the myths may cut down your chances of catching it.
         6. Is ‘Good’ Cholesterol Actually Bad?
Mar. 10, 2016 - The generally accepted medical maxim that elevated HDL cholesterol is ‘good’ has been overturned by a multi-center, international study, They show that a certain genetic cause of increased HDL-C may actually be ‘bad,’ noting that a specific mutation in a gene which encodes a cell receptor protein ...
         7. Knee Pain: Is It All In Your Hips?
ORLANDO, Fla. (Ivanhoe Newswire) -- If you think about it, running is a one-legged sport with only one leg pushing off the ground at a time. Where you put it and how loudly and often it lands is the key to one physical therapist’s approach to keeping his running clients out of pain.
         8. Cataracts: Stem Cells Regenerate Human Lens
Mar. 9, 2016 - Researchers have developed a new, regenerative medicine approach to remove congenital cataracts in infants, permitting remaining stem cells to regrow functional ...
         9. Tiny Balloon for Bowel Control
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (Ivanhoe Newswire) -- Fecal incontinence is a medical condition where people lose control of their bowels. It affects anywhere from two to 20 million women. That number is so broad because it is believed that most women are too embarrassed to come forward and talk about it. Now a new non-surgical treatment for women may be the answer to getting their lives back.
         10. D-Rev: Changing Lives One Limb, One Light at a Time
SAN FRANCISCO. (Ivanhoe Newswire) -- Many medical companies develop products aimed at middle-class consumers. But one company is making their products for the poorest people in the world. Four billion people live on less than four dollars a day, and a company called Design Revolution - or D-Rev - is developing and delivering high quality medical equipment that people in low-income countries can afford.

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