A Stem Cell Therapy Primer

A Stem Cell Therapy Primer

The cells in our bodies known as “stem cells” serve as the raw material for our development, and our natural repair system. They have the unique ability to transform themselves into other cell types to help replenish the cellular structures of specific...
Why Can’t I See Anything Up Close, Anymore?

Why Can’t I See Anything Up Close, Anymore?

Presbyopia is a refractive eye condition that presents in adult patients after age 35. Do you have it? Of all of the signs and symptoms of midlife, fewer are more aggravating than presbyopia. Its chief characteristic, the loss of ability to focus on near objects,...
Bleeding Gums? Relax! It May Not Be Gum Disease!

Bleeding Gums? Relax! It May Not Be Gum Disease!

Suddenly spotting blood on your toothbrush or dental floss is enough to startle anyone, but there’s no need to panic. Although bleeding gums can be a symptom of gingivitis or gum disease, there are several other possible causes far less worrying. New Toothbrush...
How To Live Longer? Spice It Up!

How To Live Longer? Spice It Up!

If you avoid eating, or adding, spices to your food, think again! Many spices are considered “super-foods” – chock full of antioxidants and other healthy ingredients. In ancient times, Egyptians took to trading spices for use in mummification (what a...
Stem Cell Facelifts: The New Botox?

Stem Cell Facelifts: The New Botox?

Can your own body’s stem cells help create a more youthful appearance? It’s a fact that stem cell therapy is being used more often because of stem cells’ regenerative properties, and face lifts using stem cells are gaining in popularity as people...
Question: Can Video Games Cause Seizures?

Question: Can Video Games Cause Seizures?

Video games offer children and adults lots of stimuli – moving patterns, colors, flashing lights and they almost surely cause release of hormones that increase the heart rate and blood pressure. But what about the brain? Many of the video games played today can...