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2014-01-21 23:00:06

Concierge doctor releases new book on stem cell research and anti-aging medicine. TAMPA, Fla. (PRWEB) January 22, 2014 Society’s continual, obsessive search for perpetual youth has lead many on a tumultuous path of medical mayhem from shots to creams and a variety of procedures in between. A leader in modern medicine, Dr. Burton Feinerman has always been at the forefront of new and life changing procedures in the healthcare community. Feinerman's experience includes his time as a...

Devastating Symptoms Of Tay-Sachs Disease May Be Reduced With Readily-available drugs
2013-06-06 15:32:49

McMaster University A team of researchers has made a significant discovery which may have a dramatic impact on children stricken with Tay-Sachs disease, a degenerative and fatal neurological condition that often strikes in the early months of life. Available drugs may dramatically ease a child's suffering, say scientists. "There is hope for this disease," says Suleiman Igdoura, lead researcher of the study and an associate professor of biology at McMaster University. "Imagine what...

2009-06-19 09:36:03

Sensory neuronopathies, nerve dysfunction that affects nerves outside the brain and spinal chord, are extremely painful. They include shingles and can be caused by anti-cancer drugs such as cisplatin. In many sensory neuronopathies, the nerves that are dysfunctional are those in a region of the body known as the dorsal root ganglion (DRG), and these conditions are particularly difficult to treat. Dr. Lawrence Chan and colleagues at Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, have developed an...

2009-06-15 16:44:58

Medical conditions that affect sensory nerves outside the brain and spinal cord are known as sensory neuronopathies. These conditions, which are extremely painful, include shingles and can be caused by anticancer drugs such as cisplatin. In many sensory neuronopathies, the nerves that are dysfunctional are those in a region of the body known as the dorsal root ganglion (DRG), and these conditions are particularly difficult to treat. However, Lawrence Chan and colleagues, at Baylor College of...


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