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Platelet-Rich-Plasma Therapy: What it is & How it Works

In the field of regenerative medicine, two of the most promising new therapies that might prove “cure-alls” for a variety of ailments are stem cell therapy and PRP therapy. Both are meant to use endemic material to spur your body to heal itself, but only

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Medical Marijuana Helps Your Body & Mind

More than two-thirds of US states agree that medical marijuana is useful for helping a variety of chronic ailments, from cancer to joint pain to cachexia and more. But as we venture farther into research on the medicinal benefits of marijuana, the medical community is

Let’s Talk About Erectile Dysfunction 

Erectile dysfunction is a sensitive subject. It affects you in the most intimate way possible, and if you have a partner, it affects them, too. But it can’t be a taboo subject if we want to develop effective treatments that prevent its recurrence on a

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Latest News in Medical Research on Stem Cell Therapy

We are over 3 decades into stem cell research in medicine. Stem cell treatments, historically, have been proven to be an effective regenerative therapy for macular degeneration, a degenerative condition of the eye that eventually results in blindness. The benefits of stem cells in bone

20 Crazy Food Chemicals to Stay Away From

We all know that processed foods are not a part of a healthy, nutritional diet. However, they tend to be the tastiest, probably due to the high sugar or salt contents and the trans fats. But these aren’t the only unhealthy things hiding in your

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Why Does Medical Marijuana Work So Well for Pain?

A quick look at Ohio’s list of conditions approved for medical marijuana treatment will show you that many conditions have something in common: major symptoms include chronic, often severe, pain. From long-term pain from Crohn’s, cancer, Huntington’s, or MS, medical marijuana has proven effective at

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Orb Weavers Weave Webs that are More than just Pretty

One of the toughest kinds of tissue to repair once it’s been damaged by injury of disease, is nerve tissue. Depending on where the neuropathy occurs, nerve damage is often a lifelong change; some nerves never heal, other might, partially, over years or decades. And

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What is Scoliosis? And How is it Diagnosed?

Scoliosis is a sideways curvature of the spine, usually described as a “C” or “S” curve, but is really a spiral deformity like a spiral staircase. Scoliosis most often affects the thoracic and lumbar vertebrae. It is possible to have a slight curvature of the

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What is Discogenic Back Pain?

Back pain caused by damage to the discs in your spine is commonly referred to as Degenerative Disc Disease (DDD). The name of this condition is misleading. First, DDD isn’t really a disease; it’s an expedient term for pain and mobility symptoms that we have

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Seasonal Affective Disorder and the Winter Months

Seasonal affective disorder, also known as seasonal depression, are mood changes that coincide with seasonal changes. It most often afflicts people during the winter. The symptoms will show up at about the same time every year; they begin in the fall and abate in early

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What is Tissue Engineering?

Tissue engineering is exactly what it sounds like; doctors create tissues in the lab to aid the body in healing damaged areas. Tissue engineering can aid injection therapies like stem cell treatments and platelet-rich-plasma treatment. Injection treatments simply inject cells into the damaged tissue to

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