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[…ICBI Technology Capable of Treating Lewy Bodies Anywhere in the Patients….. and MJFF grant second award …. to continue its research…”] The Gut Connection to Parkinson’s disease ~ Presence of Lewy Bodies in the Gut To date, there are no diagnostic tests for Parkinson’s disease (PD). The presence of the blood-brain barrier (BBB) has impeded the development of non-invasive diagnosis of most of the brain diseases. The diagnosis of … [Read More...]
PRO is starting July with FIRE WORKS in more ways than one, leading with the “UPDATE ON THE ROAD TO THE CURE” momentum created by the newest Michael J Fox Foundation grant. As the summer season hits it stride and things really heat up outside, PRO keeps things “crackin” inside as we send emails to our support group members (just to stay in touch) when our live meetings schedule takes a break. We plan new activities, projects, … [Read More...]
By Beth W. Orenstein | Medically reviewed by Pat F. Bass III, MD, MPH Though the hallmark symptoms of depression are emotional (such as feelings of sadness and hopelessness), depression may also come with physical symptoms, including nausea, diarrhea, pain, and weight changes. Too often, however, people simply dismiss these health issues or fail to seek proper treatment because they don’t realize what’s going on. “I’ve had folks who … [Read More...]
GRADUATION DAY’S GIFT Listed in: Inspirational Stories A young man was getting ready to graduate college. For many months he had admired a beautiful sports car in a dealer’s showroom, and knowing his father could well afford it, he told him that was all he wanted. As Graduation Day approached, the young man awaited signs that his father had purchased the car. Finally, on the morning of his graduation his father called him into … [Read More...]
A STEVE JOBS QUOTE “Here's to the crazy ones, the misfits, the rebels, the troublemakers, the round pegs in the square holes... the ones who see things differently -- they're not fond of rules... You can quote them, disagree with them, glorify or vilify them, but the only thing you can't do is ignore them because they change things... they push the human race forward, and while some may see them as the crazy ones, we see genius, … [Read More...]
By Everyday Health Guest Columnist Troy Sukkarieh, MD, Published Apr 6, 2015 There is no perfect urine. Your quality and quantity of your urine can change based on your health and lifestyle. However, it’s important to know what is normal for you. This way, you can relay any serious or bothersome changes to your doctor. Urine has been a useful diagnostic tool since the beginning of medicine. The color, density, smell, and frequency … [Read More...]
Article first published on LEAF SCIENCE HEALTH TECH — FEB 23, 2014 CBD, or cannabidiol, is quickly changing the debate surrounding the use of marijuana as a medicine. Most people have heard of a chemical called THC, which is the ingredient in marijuana that gets users high. But recently, attention has shifted to another compound in marijuana called CBD — and for good reason. Because while doctors can’t seem to look past … [Read More...]