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Epilepsy: The Importance Of Support And Understanding
Nov 15, 2018 • 1 comment
Lesley, a diving and swimming champion, at the young age of 14, hit a diving board; her epilepsy/seizures commenced 2 years later. Now, having suffered with this condition for 44 years, she discusses the importance of support and understanding
Parkinson's Disease May Start In the Gut, Appendix
Nov 14, 2018
Parkinson's disease has long been considered a disease of the brain, but research out Wednesday found it may start in the gut, specifically in the appendix, a tiny organ near the large intestine. Using health registries in Sweden of...
New Treatment? Stem Cells Transplanted Into Patient's Brain To Treat Parkinson's
Nov 14, 2018
An innovative and possible treatment or cure for Parkinson's has hopefully evolved from recent medical research. Japanese researchers recently transplanted stem cells into the brain of a patient in the first stage of an innovative trial to...
Living With A Neuroendocrine Tumor
Nov 13, 2018 • 2 comments
Weeks after a major operation, @mariebleu began to experience significant symptoms and unidentified symptoms for 5 to 6 years prior to a diagnosis. After multiple treatments, procedures, and medications, she discusses with us her experience with NETs
Diabetes: Discrimination, Professional Life, Plan Ahead... What do patients say?
Nov 9, 2018
What are the issues concerning Diabetes that should be addressed by governments and organizations? What do you want those without diabetes to understand? What should be changed in the United States? For World Diabetes...
Multiple Sclerosis: How Too Much Salt Can Cause Inflammation
Nov 2, 2018
New research, published in the journal Nature Immunology, now shows how a high intake of salt may cause inflammation in multiple sclerosis. Multiple sclerosis (MS) is an autoimmune disorder in which the body's immune system...
Rapid Rise In US Health Care Data Hacks: Study
Oct 31, 2018
There has been an explosion of health care data breaches in the United States in recent years, a study out Tuesday says. Between 2010 and last year 176 million health records were breached, according to the medical journal JAMA....