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The Zika Virus Pendamic

BY IN health & wellness On 17-02-2016

The Zika Virus is a fast growing epidemic throughout South American countries like Brazil. The Zika virus has multiple symptoms, the most common being fever, rash, joint pain, or conjunctivitis (red eyes, as well as muscle pain and headache. The [...]

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Medical Marajuana a reality in New York

BY IN MCofNYC On 28-01-2016

NEWS FLASH! MEDICAL MARIJUANA AVAILABLE IN NY On July 5, 2014, NYS Governor Andrew Cuomo signed a limited medical marijuana bill into law. Medical marijuana may not be smoked nor consumed in a public place. This became a reality in [...]

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Concussion Leading To C.T.E

BY IN health & wellness On 10-01-2016

Chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE), is a progressive neurodegenerative disease found in people with a history of repeated brain trauma. This brain trauma includes symptomatic concussions as well as injuries to the head that do not cause immediate symptoms. The disease [...]

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MCofNYC : Medical Marijuana Doctors

BY IN health & wellness On 10-01-2016

Ranga Chelva Krishna, MD and Dr Nangia are amongst 16 doctors allowed to prescribe medical marijuana as most of the approved diagnosis are neurological. “The program provides access to medical marijuana to certified patients suffering from cancer, HIV/AIDS, ALS (Lou Gehrig’s disease), Parkinson’s disease, [...]

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CONCUSSION UPDATE

BY IN health & wellness On 28-12-2015

A concussion or mild traumatic brain injury (MTBI) is most often caused by a sudden direct blow or bump to the head which causes a temporary loss of neural activity. The following are common concussion symptoms: Absence of consciousness or altered consciousness, headache, [...]

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Trigeminal Neuralgia (TN)

BY IN health & wellness On 27-11-2015

Trigeminal neuralgia (TN), also known as tic doloureux, is a chronic neuropathic disorder characterized by episodes of intense pain in the face. The trigeminal nerve is one of the 12 paired cranial nerves. The trigeminal nerve (CN V) is a [...]

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Bell’s Palsy

BY IN health & wellness On 20-10-2015

Bell’s palsy or idiopathic facial paralysis (IFP) is a form of temporary facial paralysis resulting from damage, inflammation, or trauma to the facial nerve. The facial nerve is also called cranial nerve VII. The disorder is the most common cause [...]

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Diabetic Neuropathy

BY IN health & wellness On 06-10-2015

Diabetic neuropathy is a common serious complication of diabetes. It is a type of nerve damage that can occur when elevated blood sugar injures nerve fibers throughout your body. Diabetic neuropathy most often damages nerves in your legs and feet. [...]

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Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (CTS)

BY IN health & wellness On 14-09-2015

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (CTS) is a condition in which the median nerve is compressed as it travels through the wrist at the carpal tunnel and causes pain, numbness and tingling in the hand which is supplied by the median nerve. [...]

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Lead Poisoning

BY IN health & wellness On 10-08-2015

Lead poisoning (also known as plumbism) is a type of metal poisoning. It occurs due to the accumulation of this toxic metal over time. Lead interferes with a variety of biological processes and is toxic to many organs. These organs [...]

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