STEM CELL THERAPY: ADDRESSING THE EFFECTS OF AUTOIMMUNE DISEASES
Millions of Americans suffer from the effects of autoimmune diseases, a wide range of conditions in which the body’s immune system attacks healthy cells. For most autoimmune disease, a patient’s quality of life is significantly altered and there are few
ARE STEM CELLS THE COVID-19 TREATMENT WE’VE ALL BEEN WAITING FOR?
Medical professionals would surely welcome any safe and effective treatment option for people with COVID-19 — and pharmaceutical companies are doing their best to hastily find solutions. Preclinical and clinical trials now under way are testing seemingly every plausible hypothesis,
How COVID-19 Can Impact Your Sense of Smell
Smell loss is among the very first signs of COVID-19, and nearly everyone who has COVID-19 has some degree of smell loss. Dr. Richard Doty, Director of the Smell and Taste Center at Penn Medicine Ear, Nose and Throat, outlines all you need
Why Am I Drooling? 4 Causes of Excessive Drooling
Picture a juicy cheeseburger. A slice of cool, crisp watermelon. Pretty much anything with bacon. Are you drooling yet? It’s common to jokingly describe a delectable dish as drool-worthy. But unwanted, excessive drooling — usually while sleeping — is no laughing matter.
Seven Foods to Help You Fight Arthritis
It’s true. Certain foods can actually help to ease arthritis symptoms and improve your overall joint health. Along with the use of medications, a proper diet can curb the inflammatory responses from the body that cause pain. Eating the right foods
What Over-the-Counter (OTC) Medications and Vitamins Are Safe for Liver Transplant Recipients?
It is important to communicate all the medicines you are taking to your transplant team including prescription medications, over the counter medications, vitamins and herbal supplements. In Liver Transplant OTC Medications can be affected by other medications or supplements you
How Transplant Patients Should Protect Themselves from Insect-borne Diseases
Summer is a great time to spend time outdoors, especially now when we are all trying to do more things outside. But it is also a time when we need to make sure that we protect ourselves from getting bitten
4 Tips for Female Runners
Spring is in the air, and you might be feeling the urge to get out and move. Running seems like a great option; after all, you get to spend time outside where it’s peaceful and quiet. But starting a running
Can You Drink Alcohol After Weight Loss Surgery?
People considering weight-loss surgery often ask if it is possible to safely incorporate alcohol into a healthy diet and lifestyle after surgery. The short answer is “yes,” but gradually and with modifications. Below are reasons why. Altered metabolism Research shows that blood
Is Bariatric Surgery Safe?
When considering bariatric surgery, or any surgical procedure, it is normal to have concerns about safety. Here we examine the benefits and risks of weight-loss surgery to help you decide if it is right for you. Risks of Bariatric Surgery When compared to the