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Medical Marijuana and Parkinson’s Disease

BY IN health & wellness, MCofNYC On 02-04-2017

From the National Parkinson’s Foundation With medical marijuana now legalized in 28 states and Washington, D.C., it is obvious that there is strong interest in its therapeutic properties. Researchers are testing marijuana, which they call cannabis, as a treatment for [...]

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A Cup of Tea a Day Helps Keep Dementia Away

BY IN health & wellness On 22-03-2017

Researchers at National University of Singapore (NUS) also discovered that the neuroprotective role of tea consumption on cognitive function is not limited to a particular type of tea – so long as the tea is brewed from tea leaves, such [...]

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VIDEO : Parkinson’s Disease & Marijuana

BY IN health & wellness, MCofNYC On 01-03-2017

Man with Severe Parkinson’s Disease tries Marijuana for the First Time To discuss your Parkinson’s Disease treatment options with medical marijuana, please schedule an appointment with Dr Krishna at (718) 904-0908. [...]

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Alcohol and Drug use Following TBI

BY IN MCofNYC On 15-02-2017

Alcohol and drug use following traumatic brain injury: A prospective study Jennie Ponsford, Rochelle Whelan-Goodinson & Alex Bahar-Fuchs Pages 1385-1392 | Received 14 Apr 2007, Accepted 05 Nov 2007, Published online: 03 Jul 2009 Primary objectives: To establish pre-morbid alcohol [...]

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Hyperbaric Medicine, or Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy (HBOT)

BY IN health & wellness, MCofNYC On 02-02-2017

Hyperbaric medicine, or hyperbaric oxygen therapy (HBOT), is the medical use of oxygen at a level higher than atmospheric pressure. Atmospheric pressure is defined as the pressure exerted by the weight of air in the atmosphere of Earth.  It is [...]

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Canadian Doctors Have Successfully Reversed the Effects of MS in a Patient Using Stem Cells

BY IN health & wellness, MCofNYC On 27-01-2017

Canadian doctors have managed to reverse severe MS using stem cells, virtually eliminating it from a patient’s body. Jennifer Molson had crippling MS before she participated in a study that involved chemotherapy and a stem cell bone marrow transplant in [...]

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Mitochondria Appear Good Treatment Target for Stroke and TBI Recovery

BY IN health & wellness, MCofNYC On 12-01-2017

Summary: Researchers believe that, given time, mitochondria can recover their normal form following TBI or stroke. Source: Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University. Cell powerhouses are typically long and lean, but with brain injury such as stroke or trauma, they [...]

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New blood test for prion disease looks promising

BY IN health & wellness, MCofNYC On 23-12-2016

Written by Catharine Paddock PhD Scientists have developed an accurate biochemical test that detects prions in the blood of patients with variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease. If validated, it could lead to a valuable tool for pre-symptom diagnosis of the disease and [...]

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Early Signs of Alzheimer’s Detected in Cerebrospinal Fluid

BY IN health & wellness, MCofNYC On 21-12-2016

Researchers have discovered an early immune response in people with a genetic predisposition to Alzheimer’s disease. Immune cells of the brain become active years before the disease becomes apparent. Little is known about the role of the brain’s immune system [...]

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Stroke & Pregnancy

BY IN health & wellness On 07-11-2016

A new study reports younger higher risk of stroke than older pregnant women and non-pregnant women of the same age. Younger pregnant women, including the postpartum period up to six weeks after delivery, appeared to be at increased risk of stroke compared [...]

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