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The Doctor's Channel | Internet TV for Doctors | Learn From Each Other. Fast.

The Doctor's Channel is a free resource for Physicians and Healthcare Professionals, featuring Free CME (Continuing Medical Education), medical videos, medical news, major conference coverage, and comprehensive drug information. Internet TV for Doctors. Learning From Each Other... Rapidly



Virtual Reality as a Substitute for Anesthesia?  

If there's no anesthesiologist to put you under, going inside a VR experience might help with pain during surgery.

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2018-01-12 06:58:56



Stem Cell Delivery Micro-Robots Greatly Improve Targeting Accuracy  

Researchers in South Korea have developed micro-robots (about 0.3 millimeters wide) that can be magnetically manipulated by physicians after injection to maximize stem cell delivery to the desired area within the body. The micro-robots can reportedly deliver up to 90% of their cell payload to the specified target within 10 minutes. This greatly improves upon […]

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2018-01-05 02:55:48



Can Stepping Inside a Virtual Cancer Cell Improve Collaboration?  

Researchers working within the University of New South Wales‘ (UNSW) Journey to the Centre of the Cell project have made great strides in 3D renderings that will allow scientists to virtually “walk-through” blood vessels and cells in order to foster a deeper understanding of how certain diseases manifest, as well as how novel therapies interact […]

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2017-12-29 10:48:19



ECT May Help Manage Depression In Patients With Huntington's Disease  

Approximately one-third of patients with Huntington’s disease (HD) experience depression. In 21 published case reports where electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) was used to treat depression in patients with HD, 20 reported positive results from the therapy. No side effects were reported in these cases. References: 1. Strassler D. Electroconvulsive Therapy May Benefit Patients With Huntington's Disease. […]

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2017-12-26 13:12:17



Detecting Multiple Analytes Simultaneously Using Optical Nano-structures in Standard CMOS Integrated Circuit Fabrication  

The age of the wearable laboratory is inching nearer everyday.

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2017-12-22 19:39:02



Breakthrough Therapy Might Halt Huntington’s Disease Progression  

46 patients from the US, UK, and Canada have been taking part in a clinical trial in Toronto in hopes of finding a cure for Huntington’s disease. The therapy targets and stifles the mutant huntingtin (HTT) gene that causes the toxic proteins responsible for the disease. Scientists around the world remain hopeful as the trial […]

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2017-12-19 21:21:12



I’m Dreaming of a Scar Wars Christmas  

As S​car Wars mania whisks the world into a frenzy, ​join us as we search for supremacy of the medical galaxy. From one dark side to another… Happy ​Everything from ​David, Mike​ “Jar Jar” Banks​, ​Elvis, and your ​favorite ​​Ewoks!

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2017-12-19 20:45:03



The Next Steps in Treating Parkinson’s Disease  

Many symptoms are associated with the neurodegenerative disease, Parkinson's Disease. There are some effective treatments Eric Ahlskog, Neurology, MD , recommends to help control the symptoms of Parkinson's. Dr. Ahlskog recommends exercise and medicine to treat this disease that he says "is a treatable condition."

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2017-12-18 09:55:56



Prescribing Exercise to Patients with Parkinson’s Disease  

Many symptoms are associated with the neurodegenerative disease Parkinson's Disease, including shortened stride, tremors, reduced blink rate, and shuffling gate due to the degeneration of the brain. Neurologist Eric Ahlskog, MD, PhD, says Parkinson’s "is a treatable condition" and is a strong proponent of prescribing regular exercise to patients capable of participating.

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2017-12-18 09:55:56



Making Ultrasound Sensors 1,000% More Efficient with Coded Masks?  

Advances in software and processing speeds can teach old tools new tricks.

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2017-12-15 14:49:23



Empowering Patients to Take Charge of Their Vaginal Health  

The Keep Her Awesome initiative was designed to raise awareness around vaginal health issues and stress the importance of consulting a medical professional for health advice. According to data on file with the Keep Her Awesome organization, “59% of women with BV tried to self-treat before they went to see an HCP.” Roshini Rajapaska, MD […]

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2017-12-13 10:26:21



Can Botox Treat Blepharospam?  

Blepharospasm is neurological movement disorder linked to uncontrollable squeezing and blinking of the eyes, making any tasks that involve vision very difficult. A possible remedy for blepharospasm is Botox. Botox was originally developed for people with Blepharospasm and is more desirable than medication because of limited side effects.

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2017-12-11 10:51:43



Botulinum Toxin for the Treatment of Movement Disorders?  

Blepharospasm is a neurological movement disorder linked to uncontrollable squeezing and blinking of the eyes, potentially making any task that involves vision difficult. Botox was originally developed as a treatment for people with blepharospasm in the 1980s and is still used today because of its limited side effects.

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2017-12-11 10:51:43



Borrowing Imaging Techniques from Seismology for Medical Research  

3D extrapolations from ultrasounds may rival MRI scans in depth data.

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2017-12-08 10:23:38



Targeting Alpha-Synuclein with Antibodies to Treat Parkinson’s  

Anthony Lang, OC, MD, FRCPC, FAAN, FCAHS, FRSC, Director of the Movement Disorders Clinic at the Krembil Neuroscience Center, discusses the investigational treatment PRX002 and other antibodies for the management of movement disorders like Parkinson's Disease. This type of treatment could potentially have an impact on all features of Parkinson's related to the damage of […]

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2017-12-04 13:26:10



Re-engineering Knee Prostheses for Adaptive Mobility  

Lower-limb prostheses have come a long way, but their behaviors in various everyday situations may not yet be as adjustable as desired.

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2017-12-01 14:21:09



What is Lifespan Neurodevelopmental Psychiatry?  

Many patients with neurodevelopmental disorders also exhibit psychiatric issues that can negatively affect their livelihood and the lives of those around them. Collaboration is an important element in helping patients with neurodevelopment issues attain a high quality of life. Lifespan neurodevelopmental psychiatry is a method of working collaboratively with patients and their families over the […]

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2017-11-28 11:42:56



How Do On-Off Fluctuations Affect Patients with Parkinson’s?  

Patients with Parkinson's may experience "on-off" fluctuations, which are changes in the ability to move and are usually related to medication timing. These fluctuations can result in the stiffening or cramping of muscles and some patients may even experience emotional distress and/or anxiety. Irene Malaty, MD Associate Professor of Neurology: University of Florida

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2017-11-27 13:25:02



The Doctor's Channel - Short Vids for Doctors  

Free Online Videos for Doctors, Nurses, and Other Health Care Professionals. Featuring Continuing Medical Education (CME), Medical News, Physician Lifestyle, and more.

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2017-11-25 03:41:21



First CTE Diagnosis During Life Confirmed After Patient’s Death  

52 months after a suggestive brain scan indicated a strong possibility of CTE in a former NFL player, the diagnosis has been confirmed by autopsy following the ex-players death.

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2017-11-24 11:20:53



First CTE Diagnosis During Life Confirmed After Patient’s Death  

52 months after a suggestive brain scan indicated a strong possibility of CTE in a former NFL player, the diagnosis has been confirmed by autopsy following the ex-players death.

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2017-11-24 11:20:53



Primary Care Physicians in the Evaluation and Treatment of Adult ADHD  

Primary care physicians (PCPs) remain the gatekeepers of medicine and are on the front-lines of diagnosis, evaluation, and treatment of a plethora of conditions. Adult attention-deficit / hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is diagnosed systematically and the initial tool for diagnosis is a 6-item screening questionnaire, the Adult ADHD Self-Report Scale (ASRS-v1.1). Should their responses warrant further […]

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2017-11-22 10:38:33



Primary Care Physicians in the Evaluation and Treatment of Adult ADHD  

Primary care physicians (PCPs) remain the gatekeepers of medicine and are on the front-lines of diagnosis, evaluation, and treatment of a plethora of conditions. Adult attention-deficit / hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is diagnosed systematically and the initial tool for diagnosis is a 6-item screening questionnaire, the Adult ADHD Self-Report Scale (ASRS-v1.1). Should their responses warrant further -

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2017-11-22 10:38:33



Laser Therapy for Certain Vaginal and Vulvar Disorders?  

CO2 micro-ablative laser therapy shows potential to emerge as a new treatment option for certain vaginal and vulvar disorders in the near future.

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2017-11-21 11:23:54



Laser Therapy for Certain Vaginal and Vulvar Disorders?  

CO2 micro-ablative laser therapy shows potential to emerge as a new treatment option for certain vaginal and vulvar disorders in the near future.

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2017-11-21 11:23:54



New Drug Delivery Tools for Parkinson’s Symptoms May Help Stabilize On-Off Fluctuations  

Eleanor K. Orehek, MD shares details of some new delivery methods for carbidopa/levodopa in patients with Parkinson’s disease. Among the promising new technologies are a credit card-sized wearable pump, an accordion pill that extends the length of time the pill spends in the stomach, and an inhaled form of the drug.

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2017-11-20 13:25:01



New Drug Delivery Tools for Parkinson’s Symptoms May Help Stabilize On-Off Fluctuations  

Eleanor K. Orehek, MD shares details of some new delivery methods for carbidopa/levodopa in patients with Parkinson’s disease. Among the promising new technologies are a credit card-sized wearable pump, an accordion pill that extends the length of time the pill spends in the stomach, and an inhaled form of the drug.

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2017-11-20 13:25:01



UCL Scientists Have Big Plans to Decode the Language of Neurons  

Researchers from University College London (UCL) are working on a project with the lofty goal of analyzing the entirety of a brain’s neuronal activity in real time. Most estimates place the number of neurons in the average brain somewhere between 70 and 100 billion. Trying to record all of the relevant activity in one brain -

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2017-11-17 11:39:25



UCL Scientists Have Big Plans to Decode the Language of Neurons  

Researchers from University College London (UCL) are working on a project with the lofty goal of analyzing the entirety of a brain’s neuronal activity in real time. Most estimates place the number of neurons in the average brain somewhere between 70 and 100 billion. Trying to record all of the relevant activity in one brain […]

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2017-11-17 11:39:25



AMA Asks Physicians to Share Ideas on Payment Model Reforms  

The AMA is augmenting its support of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services’ (CMS) proposals for the second year of the Quality Payment Program (QPP) with a friendly-yet-firm push to take steps to improve transitions to value-based payment systems, remove unnecessary obstacles, and increase comprehension of the new regulations. Click here to review the -

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2017-11-16 10:18:51



AMA Asks Physicians to Share Ideas on Payment Model Reforms  

The AMA is augmenting its support of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services’ (CMS) proposals for the second year of the Quality Payment Program (QPP) with a friendly-yet-firm push to take steps to improve transitions to value-based payment systems, remove unnecessary obstacles, and increase comprehension of the new regulations. Click here to review the […]

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2017-11-16 10:18:51



ESMO Focuses on Unifying the Language of Precision Medicine  

Even when all scientists speak the same language, it can be difficult to decipher new terminology and concepts.

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2017-11-15 11:25:41



ESMO Focuses on Unifying the Language of Precision Medicine  

Even when all scientists speak the same language, it can be difficult to decipher new terminology and concepts.

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2017-11-15 11:25:41



How to Treat Parkinson’s and Other Motor Fluctuations  

Irene Malaty, MD, Associate Professor of Neurology at the University of Florida, explains how doctors can help their patient's motor fluctuations. A doctor can prescribe a better medicine if they understand the movement disorders' frequency, timing, and symptoms. Surgery and exercise can also aid in the treatment of Parkinson's disease and other movement disorders.

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2017-11-14 18:50:50



Insights on Managing Parkinson’s and Motor Fluctuations  

Irene Malaty, MD, Associate Professor of Neurology at the University of Florida, explains how doctors can help manage their patient's motor fluctuations. A doctor can prescribe an alterntive medicine if they have a better understanding of the movement disorders' frequency, timing, and symptoms.

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2017-11-14 18:50:50



Insights on Managing Parkinson’s and Motor Fluctuations  

Irene Malaty, MD, Associate Professor of Neurology at the University of Florida, explains how doctors can help manage their patient's motor fluctuations. A doctor can prescribe an alterntive medicine if they have a better understanding of the movement disorders' frequency, timing, and symptoms.

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2017-11-14 18:50:50



Wealth-Associated Disparities in Death and Disability in the United States and England  

Each month we present you with the latest featured study from the research teams at JAMA, Journal of the American Medical Association. Check out the video for intriguing updates in the fields of medicine and healthcare.

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2017-11-14 10:51:37



Wealth-Associated Disparities in Death and Disability in the United States and England  

Each month we present you with the latest featured study from the research teams at JAMA, Journal of the American Medical Association. Check out the video for intriguing updates in the fields of medicine and healthcare.

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2017-11-14 10:51:37



Would Your Patients Wear a Laboratory on Their Wrists?  

Soon you could be tracking your patients' important biomarkers in real-time without them visiting your hospital, office, or pathology lab.

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2017-11-10 11:46:36



Would Your Patients Wear a Laboratory on Their Wrists?  

Soon you could be tracking your patients' important biomarkers in real-time without them visiting your hospital, office, or pathology lab.

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2017-11-10 11:46:36



A New Way of Treating Degenerative Movement Disorders  

Charles Munyon, director of functional restorative neurosurgery at Temple University Hospital, MD, discusses movement disorders and their current treatments. Degenerative disorders involve the death of brain cells over time and there is no way to stop these changes at the moment. However, physicians can intervene and alleviate the symptoms that are caused by the death -

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2017-11-06 13:41:07



Upgrade Any 2D Ultrasound Machine to 3D with Cheap Tech?  

A plastic frame, sophisticated software, and a relatively inexpensive chip combine to greatly increase a 2D ultrasound machine's capabilities.

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2017-11-03 13:00:16



What is Freezing (or Motor Block) in Movement Disorders?  

Movement disorders aren't always identified as irregular movements. Freezing in Parkinson's disease (or motor block) happens when there is a brief temporary inability to move. Many patients with Parkinson's also experience "Freezing of Gait" (FOG), a disturbance in a patient's ability to walk. Irene Malaty, MD, Associate Professor of Neurology at the University of Florida, -

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2017-10-30 15:13:03



FDA Approves CAR-T for Certain Lymphomas, But How Does it Work?  

The FDA reaches a new milestone with first approved gene therapy for specific adult cases of leukemia and lymphoma.

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2017-10-27 06:18:11



New Research Could Help Silence Huntington’s Disease  

Neil Aronin, MD, is conducting studies that deal with how RNA interference interacts with the mutant gene in Huntington’s Disease. The research consists of inserting RNA into a virus that can be injected into cells of the brain that manifest the disease. Dr. Aronin, in his hopes to change the gene, found that using the -

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2017-10-23 10:26:22



Zika Virus Appears to Preferentially Target Glioblastoma Stem Cells  

Harnessing viruses to target cancer is not new, but the specific use of Zika virus is... and it looks promising.

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2017-10-20 10:13:43



Optimizing the Immune System to Identify and Eradicate Cancer  

Heat Biologics has devised a method intended to capture poly-antigens and present them to immunomodulatory mechanisms and revitalize the immune system, allowing it to target and annihilate cancer.

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2017-10-17 13:14:34



What is Comprehensive Behavior Intervention for Tics?  

Dr. Katrina Lindsay, PhD, NCSP, of the Akron Children's Hospital, explains the types of tics in cases of Tourette's and other involuntary movement disorders. She delves into the types of simple and complex tics, how they are caused, the differences between tics and Tourettes, and how they can be identified. While family history and environment -

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2017-10-16 19:04:14



Adhesive Surgical Hydrogel Seals Wounds without Sutures  

Unlike the questionable folk remedy version, this "super glue" is actually made to be applied directly to wounds.

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2017-10-13 11:27:35



Does Dancing Improve Movement Disorders?  

Postural instability is linked to Parkinson's Disease. Daniel Corcos, PhD, explains how dancing and exercise may improve this side effect. He acknowledges that weight training, progressive resistance exercises, and high intensity endurance exercises are the best prescription for patients to manage their symptoms. In addition, exercise helps the general health and brain of the patient, -

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2017-10-11 15:12:17



Adult ADHD Diagnostic Perspectives  

Dr. Adler provides a detailed review of the diagnostic criteria associated with adult attention-deficit / hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) due to the complex constellation of symptoms that mimic or confound other mental health issues.

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2017-10-11 13:15:43



Menopausal Hormone Therapy and Long-Term All-Cause and Cause-Specific Mortality  

Each month we present you with the latest featured study from the research teams at JAMA, Journal of the American Medical Association. Check out the video for intriguing updates in the fields of medicine and healthcare.

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2017-10-10 11:38:36



Some Other Side Effects of Parkinson’s  

Movement disorders aren't always identified as irregular movements. Freezing in Parkinson's disease (or motor block) happens when there is a brief temporary inability to move. Many patients with Parkinson's also experience "Freezing of Gait" (FOG), a disturbance in a patient's ability to walk. Irene Malaty, MD, Associate Professor of Neurology at the University of Florida, -

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2017-10-08 15:13:03



Scientists Develop New Antibody to Target 99% of HIV Strains  

The United States National Institutes of Health (US NIH) has collaborated with an established pharmaceutical company, Sanofi, in an attempt to foment a revolutionary medical breakthrough in HIV treatment.

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2017-10-06 10:12:30



Improving Patient-Centered Computer Use in Clinical Care  

A high yield review of best-practices to maintain patient-centered communication while using the electronic medical record.

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2017-10-04 13:18:32



How's Your Computer-Side Manner?  

This video uses patient stories to provide tips on how to improve patient doctor communication while using the computer in the exam room.

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2017-10-04 13:08:05



Keep Austin Weird… and Gastronomically Talented  

Austin, Texas, the city of many nicknames and host to such great events as SXSW, 2017′s PharmaForce, and numerous others, also happens to be a foodie’s paradise. Join Dr. Best for a walk through some of the more memorable eats he discovered and sought out during a quick trip to Bat City.

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2017-10-03 19:51:59



Neighborhood Demographics and Cardiac Arrest Treatments and Outcomes  

Each month we present you with the latest featured study from the research teams at JAMA, Journal of the American Medical Association. Check out the video for intriguing updates in the fields of medicine and healthcare.

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2017-10-03 10:31:53



Can Autonomous Robots Solve China’s Dentist Shortage?  

Similar technology has recently been approved for certain dental surgeries in the United States.

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2017-09-30 07:56:50



Discovery of Enzyme Provides New Drug Target for Parkinson's Disease  

Asparagine endopeptidase (AEP), an enzyme already identified as a contributor to the tangling of tau proteins and increasing neurotoxicity in Alzheimer’s cases, is now also believed to activate cleaving of alpha-synuclein in humans which leads to the formation of Lewy bodies, also increasing neurotoxicity in patients with Parkinson disease. Researchers plan to explore the possibilities -

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2017-09-28 09:58:02



Visualizing Breast Reconstruction Outcomes Before Surgery  

The Crisalix System was developed to help patients visualize their post-operative breast reconstruction's potential aesthetic outcome prior to surgery. Some surgeons find it invaluable in explaining the important nuances that will accompany the obvious changes in their patients' appearance.

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2017-09-26 06:57:37



Recombinetics Bets Farm on Pigs for Future Cancer Cures  

DNA-matched organs may one day be grown in these genetically-modified pigs, playfully referred to as "oinkcubators."

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2017-09-22 13:15:34



Examining Gender Disparities in PD Research and Treatment  

Traditionally, men have been more likely to be diagnosed with Parkinson disease. However, as people continue to live longer, cases of female patients with PD are becoming more prevalent.

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2017-09-19 05:56:47



Make the Menopause Discussion Less Awkward  

Making use of the many readily accessible resources and services available to both physicians and patients can help alleviate awkwardness that may arise when discussing the subject of menopause with your patients.

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2017-09-12 02:51:58



Illustration Test May Spot Parkinson's Before Motor Symptoms Onset  

With the help of a few algorithms, combining a pen, a piece of paper, and a drawing tablet can yield a very accurate medical diagnostic tool.

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2017-09-12 01:55:28



Illustration Test May Spot Parkinson's Before Motor Symptoms Onset  

With the help of a few algorithms, combining a pen, a piece of paper, and a drawing tablet can yield a very accurate medical diagnostic tool.

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2017-09-08 11:01:43



The Link Between Huntington’s Disease and Brain Structure  

Scientists at Northwestern University have discovered a link between Huntington's Disease and dysfunction of the brain's structure. These finding may explain the causes of the debilitating symptoms and loss of brain tissue as the disease progresses. Currently, it is not understood why the mutation of a specific gene leads to expression of symptoms and loss -

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2017-09-06 01:21:35



Current Treatment Options for C. difficile Infection and the Emergence of Hypervirulent Strains  



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2017-09-05 12:56:20



Do Bovines Hold the Key to HIV Immunity?  

The cow keeps on giving, and giving, and giving...

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2017-09-01 12:49:44



Nicotinamide Riboside Activates Protective Sirtuin Enzymes  

Many important properties and potential health benefits of nicotinamide riboside have been identified since discovery of its role in the human NAD metabolic cycle over a decade ago.

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2017-08-30 11:19:23



Early Non-Motor Symptoms May Indicate Parkinson’s Disease  

A new study from the Radiological Society of North America reveals that changes in the visual system of patients diagnosed with Parkinson's disease may provide important biomarkers for early detection and monitoring of the condition. Non-motor symptoms, such as visual acuity and color vision deficiency, can now be identified in the initial stages, up to a decade -

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2017-08-29 08:34:14



Portable MPM for Large Tissue Sample Imaging During Surgery  

On-demand histology reports, right in the operating suite.

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2017-08-25 04:31:45



Robotic-Arm Assisted Surgery for Hip & Knee Replacements Provides Actionable Intra-Operative Data  

Robotic-arm assisted surgery using the Stryker Mako System may yield better functional results for total hip, as well as for partial or total knee replacement patients due to the enhanced precision achievable when cutting/reshaping the joint, as well as the ability to carry out procedure planning both before and during the actual surgery.

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2017-08-24 02:35:37



TNT Research Yields Exciting Results for Future Clinical Applications  

Additional information regarding cellular reprogramming utilizing the innovative tissue nano-transfection technology (TNT).

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2017-08-18 11:28:10



Combination Immunotherapy without Chemo for Specific NSCLC Patients?  

Current therapeutic options for non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) are ever-evolving with the possibility of solely immunotherapy-based treatment regimens on the near horizon for certain patients.

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2017-08-17 14:27:26



A Salute to Elvis Presley 40 Years Later  

Today, as we commemorate the 40th anniversary of Elvis’ death, we take a look back at the pilgrimage that our very own Elvis took in 2010 to Graceland, the former home of his namesake. So come along with Elvis on a tour of this legendary estate in Memphis, Tennessee. Address: Graceland 3734 Elvis Presley Boulevard -

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2017-08-16 05:54:56



Dietary Supplement Can Help Maintain NAD+ Levels in Aging Patients  

Nicotinamide riboside appears to be the best precursor supplement available to help maintain or increase NAD+ levels. All cells and tissues can use it, and at high doses it neither causes flushing nor inhibition of protective sirtuin enzymes.

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2017-08-15 02:50:56



A New Drug for Chorea?  

A new drug called Austedo, has been approved by the FDA for the treatment of involuntary movements associated with chorea. Austedo is a small molecule drug designed to regulate neuronal levels of dopamine and was successful in suppression of movements associated with chorea in Phase III clinical trials. However, the drug does offer unwanted side -

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2017-08-12 03:57:22



Can Our DNA Also Act as a Digital Storage Device?  

Information would be safe from magnetism, but what about mutations?

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2017-08-11 01:36:45



MSH3 Gene Reveals Critical Link With Huntington's Disease  

A recent study published in Lancet Neurology reveals important associations between MSH3 gene mutations and Huntington's disease progression and disease burden.

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2017-08-09 19:33:18



Evaluation of Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy in Football Players  

Each month we present you with the latest featured study from the research teams at JAMA, Journal of the American Medical Association. Check out the video for intriguing updates in the fields of medicine and healthcare.

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2017-08-08 03:32:29



Cycling Can Do Something Medicine Can't  

A man signed up for treatment of his Parkinson's Disease, but the therapy wasn't medicine, it was cycling. In fact, researchers at the Cleveland Clinic have found that cycling can help stop the symptoms of Parkinson's disease and slow down the progression of the disease itself. The exercise can increase certain proteins in the brain -

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2017-08-04 14:19:41



Promising New Approach for Therapeutic Cellular Reprogramming  

Researchers have recently developed a new method for inducing cellular plasticity called Tissue Nanotransfection (TNT) that may provide a viable point-of-care delivery method for cellular reprogramming based therapies.

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2017-08-04 03:51:51



Can a Patient’s Own Blood Revitalize Thinning Hair Follicles?  

Platelet-rich plasma injections can help patients suffering from alopecia by rejuvenating and optimizing growth of remaining hair follicles.

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2017-07-31 15:18:26



Reprogramming Patient's Own T-cells to Fight Leukemia  

A promising new leukemia treatment utilizes gene-therapy to genetically reprogram a patient's own T-cells to improve their cancer fighting ability.

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2017-07-28 09:02:23



A New Way To Diagnose Parkinson’s Disease?  

There is a new study that suggests there may be an easy way to diagnose Parkinson’s Disease from other similar diseases early on. This method relies on measuring a particular blood protein from the patient. However, this technique is not ready for widespread use just yet, but it’s a significant step forward in the fight -

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2017-07-28 06:25:57



Does Electroconvulsive Therapy Improve Huntington's Disease?  

For over 70 years electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) has been used to treat severe depression and there are reports that it could help patients with Huntington's disease who experience psychiatric symptoms. Many patients with Huntington's Disease experience depression, with suicide rates 5 to 10 times higher than the general population. In 21 published case reports where -

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2017-07-27 20:47:15



Can Deep Brain Stimulation be Effective in Treating Movement Disorders?  

Charles Munyon, director of functional restorative neurosurgery at Temple University Hospital, MD, discusses movement disorders and their current treatments. Degenerative disorders involve the death of brain cells over time and there is no way to stop these changes at the moment. However, physicians can intervene and alleviate the symptoms that are caused by the death -

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2017-07-27 05:08:48



Unusual Findings on an EGD  

University of Chicago GI Clinical Case Series #9

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2017-07-25 19:29:54



Unusual Findings on an EGD  

University of Chicago GI Clinical Case Series #9

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2017-07-25 04:41:40



What is Frameless Deep Brain Stimulation?  

Holy Cross Hospital First in the Mid-Atlantic Region To Implant New Deep Brain Stimulation System from Holy Cross Health on Vimeo. The technique, frameless Deep Brain Stimulation implant was first used by Zachary T. Levine, Director Neurosciences Holy Cross Health, MD, and consists of an implant that sends stimulation through a lead to targeted areas -

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2017-07-21 21:51:31



How Does The Brain Respond To Injury and Movement Disorders?  

Dr. Robert Chen of the Institute of Medical Science at the University of Toronto, discusses the need for the study of brain plasticity in patients with movement disorders. Chen exclaims that while medication is vital in the treatment of brain plasticity for treating certain diseases, its effectiveness may be tied to other bodily effects. Watch -

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2017-07-21 19:33:18



What is Dyskinesia?  

An overflow of movement called Dyskinesia can impair someone's quality of life. The movements can be fluid and dance like, jerking or slow, and extended muscle spasms. These movements can be controlled with medication but ultimately, there is no way to cure this type of involuntary muscle movement for good.

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2017-07-21 19:13:34



Recent Developments of Brain Stimulation Can Help Movement Disorders  

Biomedical engineer Ayse Gunduz, of the University of Florida, explain the recent developments and intricacies of deep brain stimulation. The research being developed will show health professionals just how electrode implant tests with brain stimulation helps patients. The tests are conducted to patients while they're awake, so the doctors can see how they respond to -

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2017-07-21 06:30:48



Using Sharkskin to Keep Medical Equipment Sterile?  

Sharkskin-like coating may prevent bacterial growth and prove to be an effective liner for medical equipment.

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2017-07-21 03:50:42



Does Electroconvulsive Therapy Improve Huntington's Disease?  

For over 70 years Electroconvulsive Therapy (ECT) has been used to treat severe depression and there are reports that it could help patients with Huntington's Disease who experience psychiatric symptoms. Many patients with Huntington's Disease experience depression, with suicide rates 5 to 10 times higher than the general public. In 21 published case reports where -

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2017-07-20 07:11:25



Preventing Missed Opportunities for Vaccination  

Jeff Rogers and Dr. Wasson provide some potential best practices when discussing zoster vaccination with your patients, including how to educate your patients on their zoster risk, how to approach the topic of vaccination, and how to discuss patients' cost concerns.

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2017-07-17 17:53:08



How Exactly Does Gene Transfer via AAV Work?  

Adeno-associated virus (AAV) vectors are frequently utilized as viral vectors for gene therapy.

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2017-07-14 01:26:05



Ultra-Sensitive Immunoassay Offers Insights into CHD Risk  

Single Molecule Counting Technology may predict risk of cardiac ischemia and CHD.

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2017-07-13 13:21:03



Managing Stress by Managing Glucocorticoid Secretion  

Penny Kendall-Reed, a naturopathic doctor, notes that the body reacts to physical, mental, or emotional stress in one way - by secreting glucocorticoids. Her approach to stress management incorporates three strategies: supplementation with agents such as magnolia flower and gamma-aminobutyric acid; lifestyle measures such as balanced exercise, massage therapy, deep breathing, and meditation; and, when -

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2017-07-12 01:30:22






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