THE DIFFERENT CATEGORIES OF TREMOR

Tremor is most commonly classified by its appearance and cause or origin. Some of the better-known forms of tremor, with their symptoms, include the following: Essential tremor (sometimes called benign essential tremor) is the most common of the forms of abnormal tremor. Although the tremor may be mild and non-progressive in some people over a … [Read more...]

WHAT IS A CLINICAL RESEARCH STUDY?

Before a medication or new device for treatment of medical issues is available to the public, the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) must review and approve the medication or device for public use. The FDA does this to learn more about the product and make sure it is effective and safe. To get FDA approval, the company that makes … [Read more...]

IS YOUR FINANCIAL HOUSE IN ORDER?

By David Thatcher, CFP®, Vice President & Senior Financial Advisor Chances are your morning routine involved checking the news for the weather and traffic report to plan your morning commute. You probably looked at your inbox and calendar to think through the workflow of meetings and tasks that are on your plate for the day. It’s likely that … [Read more...]

ICBI UPDATE ON THE ROAD TO THE CURE

By:Ram S. Bhatt, PhD, CEO & CSO PROS AND CONS OF STEM CELL THERAPY PROS AND CONS OF STEM CELL THERAPY Back in 2007 (10 years ago) Jim Fossett, of AMBI/Rockefeller Institute, Federalism and Bioethics Initiative, compiled data on the amount of money being spent on Stem Cell research: Allocations, via NIH, have been roughly flat at $640 … [Read more...]

The Assistance Fund Inc.

  The Assistance Fund is an independent charitable patient assistance foundation that helps patients and families facing high medical out-of-pocket costs by providing financial assistance for their copayments, coinsurance, deductibles and other health-related expenses. We manage more than 30 funds – each of which covers the FDA-approved … [Read more...]