viernes, 26 de julio de 2019

Intermittent Fasting for Multiple Sclerosis: and More


ST. LOUIS, Mo. (Ivanhoe Newswire) — Nearly one million Americans are living with multiple sclerosis. There are nearly 15 FDA approved drugs to slow or modify the course of the disease. And there are dozens more to treat specific symptoms of the disease.

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (Ivanhoe Newswire) — Spinal Muscular Atrophy is a rare degenerative muscle disease. Patients are missing the nerve cells in the spine that tells muscles to move. Until now, doctors could only treat symptoms.

DAVIDSON, N.C. (Ivanhoe Newswire) — New research suggests that engaging preschoolers in routine activities, like a trip to the grocery store, can improve a child’s academic achievement when they enter first grade.

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (Ivanhoe Newswire) — Cosmetic surgeons have used radio-frequency technology for years to tighten skin and smooth wrinkles without surgery. The risk was that temperatures could be too high and burn the skin.

HOUSTON, Texas (Ivanhoe Newswire) — An undergrad class project could be medicine’s next big thing. Five students at Rice University created a wearable EpiPen for your wrist, this way the medicine is always accessible for people with allergies.

Doctor's In-depth Interview of the week
Single Port Robotic Surgery for Prostate Cancer  
Jeffrey Nix, MD, FACS, Director of Robotic Surgery
University of Alabama at Birmingham


Quote of the week:

I cannot say exactly how nature exerts its calming and organizing effects on our brains, but I have seen in my patients the restorative and healing powers of nature and gardens, even for those who are deeply disabled neurologically. In many cases, gardens and nature are more powerful than any medication.” 

— Carl  Sagan:  “the universe will always be much richer than our ability to understand it,”


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