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Stroke

Stroke Recovery: What Works/What Doesn’t

The day started out like any other. J. recalled feeling dizzy when she first woke up, but she chalked it up to the flu that was going around and went back to sleep. When she woke up again, she had

Stem cell therapy

What People Are Saying About Stem Cell Therapy

Chronic pain, Parkinson’s disease, osteoarthritis, lung and kidney disease, multiple sclerosis, brain and spinal cord injuries, vision and hearing loss… It’s rare that a single treatment can provide dramatic improvements across such a broad range of health challenges.

But that’s

Advantage of Medical Tourism

Taking Advantage of Medical Tourism

The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel is a charming 2012 movie that features a diverse and eccentric group of older Brits living in a “retirement hotel” in India. One of the characters, played by Maggie Smith, initially goes to India for

Hyberbaric Oxygen Therapy for Stroke

Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy for Stroke

Nearly 800,000 people in the US suffer a stroke each year, and close to one in four are repeat strokes. Stroke rehabilitation facilities all over the country are filled with patients suffering the aftermath of these devastating cerebrovascular events. Physical

Big Pharma: Drug Profiteering

I firmly believe that if the whole materia medica as used now, could be sunk to the bottom of the sea, it would be all the better for mankind—and all the worse for the fishes. — Oliver Wendell Holmes (1860)

Avoid These Unnecessary Surgeries

Unlike drugs, surgical procedures require no proof of safety or efficacy. They’re adopted simply on the assumption that they work. Of course, some of the 75 million operations performed in this country every year are necessary, even lifesaving. But increasing