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Genes Link Stroke & Dementia

BY IN health & wellness On 27-04-2016

Researchers have identified a new set of genes that may be responsible for the two most common and disabling neurological conditions, stroke and dementia. Published online April 7 2016 doi:10.1016/S1474-4422(16)00102-2 The study, which appears in the journal Lancet Neurology, may [...]

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Asbestosis

BY IN health & wellness, MCofNYC On 11-04-2016

Asbestosis is a chronic lung disease caused by inhaling asbestos fibers. Asbestos is a natural mineral product that’s resistant to heat and corrosion. Many years ago, it had widespread use in products such as insulation, cement and some floor tiles. [...]

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Pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconiosis

BY IN MCofNYC On 24-03-2016

Pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconiosis is the longest word in the English language published in the Oxford English Dictionary. This word refers to silicosis which is a lung disease caused by breathing in tiny dust particles of crystalline silica which is a combination of [...]

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Neuroimaging Techniques

BY IN health & wellness On 07-03-2016

Mild Traumatic Brian Injury Advancement’s in TBI and biochemical research may be predicting neuropsychiatric outcome in mild TBI subject’s adjunct to neuroimaging techniques. [...]

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Tarsal tunnel syndrome (TTS)

BY IN health & wellness On 22-02-2016

Tarsal tunnel syndrome (TTS) is a painful foot condition in which the tibial nerve is compressed as it travels through the tarsal tunnel.   Tarsal tunnel syndrome has also been called posterior tibial neuralgia.  Anatomically, this tunnel is found along the [...]

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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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