Stem Cells and COPD

Stem Cells are also known as regenerative cells as they have the great ability of regeneration. These are biological cells and found in the various tissues like blood, liver, skeletal muscles, skin, bone marrow and brain. These cells have the capability to discriminate between other specialized cells by the process of cellular differentiation. These cells provide a repair mechanism to the human body by regenerating cells. Types of Stem Cells There are different types of stem cells which ar...

Top 15 Healthy Food Blogs Guaranteed To Make Healthy Eating Fun And Easy

Given the rise in the number of health problems, escalating stress in people's professional lives, and the easy access to processed foods, it is no surprise that obesity and other lifestyle related health problems are going up by the day. Hence, healthy choices have become the norm for this generation. Many leading nutritionists and medical practitioners concur on the fact that one of the major areas that is responsible for messing with people's health are unhealthy eating habits. As much as ...

Foods that cause joint pain

Joint pain is a serious problem faced by around 20% of individuals on a daily basis. Mostly, it is seen in older people with debilitating arthritis. Not only does it affect older people but also those who workout, take heavy workloads and travel a lot. Anyone who suffers from joint pain must be aware of the depression, stress and anxiety it creates throughout the day. If you really want to get relief from joint pain, then you must follow the below suggested guidelines about certain food items...

Peripheral Neuropathy

    Peripheral Neuropathy, Symptoms, Causes and Treatment Introduction Neuropathy is a general term used to refer to the malfunctions or diseases associated with the nerves. There are different types of nerves in the body and due to injuries and diseases their functions can be compromised. Neuropathy is classified according to the type of the nerve affected, the location of the affected nerve or the diseases causing the condition. The main types of neuropathy include au...

Anti-Aging Through Regenerative Medicine

Treatments utilizing regenerative medicine cause our body’s natural healing processes to work both more effectively and rapidly.  This form of medicine can allow our body to regenerate in ways that it would not ordinarily be capable of. Some of the many forms of treatment it offers is stem cell transplants, implanted scaffolding materials that cause stem cells to activate, and manipulation of a patient’s own stem cells.  This form of medicine eventually seeks to completely eliminate...

What is Regenerative Medicine?

Compared to most forms of medicine available today, regenerative medicine is a fairly new method that is rapidly growing.  This form of medicine seeks to replace organs or tissue that have been damaged, whether by disease, trauma, etc.  This is in stark contrast to traditional medicine that focused primarily on treating the symptoms. Regenerative medicine utilizes experts in the fields of chemistry, engineering, biology, genetics, computer science, and several other fields to solve some of ...

Living with Rheumatoid Arthritis

Traditionally, doctors rarely told rheumatoid arthritis patients to get out and exercise.  On the contrary, arthritis had previously been seen as a natural part of the aging process and an indicator that one needs to decrease their activity levels.  Over the years as research gave us more and more insight into the condition, long gone are the years of doctors recommending bed rest and medications as a form of treatment.  Not only can individuals with rheumatoid arthritis continue to live ...

Diabetes – Protect Your Kidneys

Diabetes – Protect Your Kidneys What Do My Kidneys Do? The kidneys are two organs located just below your rib cage, one on each side of your spine.  They are about the size of a fist and bean-shaped. Your kidneys filter about 120-150 quarts of blood every day and excrete the toxins they filter out of the blood as urine. Hoes Does My Diabetes Impact My Kidneys? Too much glucose (a form of sugar) in the blood impedes the kidney’s filtering ability.  In fact, not only does it ...

Rotator Cuff Rehabilitation

Whether you are trying to recover from a rotator cuff injury, recuperate from surgery, or prevent yourself from requiring surgery to begin with, the program will be fairly similar.  Ultimately, the goal is to strengthen and/or recuperate the connective tendons in the shoulder termed the “rotator cuff.”  The reason rotator cuff injuries are the most common form of shoulder injury is because they compose four tendons that support the shoulder joint.  Since the shoulder is the joint of the b...

Q&A: Important Truths About Stem Cell Treatments

Q:  What are stem cells and what makes them so special?   A:  Stem cells have the unique ability to convert themselves into a variety of other types of cells in the body.  In some parts of the body, they even function as a type of internal healing system.  Since stem cells also have the unique capability to multiply virtually without limit, stem cells will do their job so long as the organism they are present in is alive.  They truly are an extraordinary component of the body.  ...