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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



Can This Video Clear Up How CRISPR Really Works?  

Is this the best animated video explainer of CRIPSR Cas9 gene-editing technology yet?

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2018-04-13 09:40:28



The Case for Speech Therapy for Patients with Parkinson's  

Parkinson's disease is a debilitating illness that, if left untreated, could progressively worsen the overall ability of the person to speak. As patients begin displaying symptoms of Parkinson's disease, it becomes increasingly difficult for them to express themselves verbally, and may become overwhelmed in loud social situations. Parkinson’s patients with speech impediments often struggle with […]

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2018-04-11 05:27:41



Organ Regeneration Remains Top Priority at   

Some of the globe’s leading minds in medical research gathered at this year’s World Stem Cell Summit to discuss the recent developments, breakthroughs, and challenges that have arisen in the area of regenerative medicine. Click here to read more about this summit. Bernard Siegel, JD Founder, World Stem Cell Summit Executive Director, Regenerative Medicine Foundation […]

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2018-04-11 02:34:13



Treating to a Goal: Evidence-Based and Real-World Strategies in Bipolar Disorder (Part 2)  



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2018-04-06 16:11:49



Treating to a Goal: Evidence-Based and Real-World Strategies in Bipolar Disorder (Part 1)  



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2018-04-06 13:24:16



How Does Alcohol Consumption Damage Stem Cells?  

New study reveals that alcohol, when consumed, turns into a toxin that, when not properly neutralized, can attack stem cells.

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2018-04-06 04:33:08



Hepatocellular Carcinoma Risk Persists in Patients With HCV-Related Cirrhosis  

Although HCV-related cirrhotic patients can achieve a sustained virological response (SVR) to IFN-based anti-HCV therapy, the risk of cirrhosis regression and liver cancer may still exist. A long-term follow-up study recommends that cirrhotic patients who achieve an SVR to anti-HCV treatment should continue with regular observation for hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC).1 This study reports cirrhosis regression […]

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2018-04-03 14:07:44



Neurofilament Light Proteins May Identify Onset and Progression in Huntington's Disease  

Results from a retrospective study in Lancet Neurology reveal that high concentrations of neurofilament light proteins (NfLs) in blood plasma of HTT gene mutation carriers can predict clinical onset and disease progression in Huntington's disease.1 Increased concentrations of NfL in plasma during the course of Huntington's disease were independently associated with brain atrophy, and cognitive […]

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2018-04-03 10:54:32



What Secrets Are Hiding in the Genome of the American Cockroach?  

Known as "xiao qiang" in China, or the "little mighty," the American cockroach's recent genome sequencing may help us understand how it earned that nickname.

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2018-03-30 11:49:52



Practical and Clinical Implications of Increasing the Allergen Response Threshold Via Immunotherapy  



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2018-03-30 08:25:27



Diagnosis and Burden of Food Allergy in Children  



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2018-03-30 05:14:17



Immunotherapy for the Treatment of Food Allergy: Where Do We Stand?  



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2018-03-30 01:55:25



Screening for HCC in Patients with Recurrent HCV  

Hepatitis C (HCV) infects an estimated 150 million people worldwide. It has proven to be a major cause of concern for medical professionals since it can also lead to liver cancer and cirrhosis. Hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) is considered to be the second leading cause of cancer mortality globally. It has been found that most patients […]

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2018-03-27 08:37:06



Proteasome Inhibitor Treatment Considerations  

Joshua Richter, MD - Multiple Myeloma Specialist See why multiple myeloma specialist Dr. Joshua Richter chooses KYPROLIS® + dexamethasone for his patients with relapsed multiple myeloma. Dr. Richter is an oncologist specializing in multiple myeloma at a large clinic in the greater New York area. He personally sees between 100 and 150 patients a week […]

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2018-03-23 22:20:44



Relapsed Multiple Myeloma Treatment Approach  

James Berenson, MD - Multiple Myeloma Specialist See Dr. Berenson discuss what the KRd vs Rd study results mean for his patients with RMM. Dr. Berenson is the Medical and Scientific Director of the Institute for Myeloma & Bone Cancer Research (IMBCR) and the President and CEO of a large oncology clinic based in Los […]

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2018-03-23 20:50:30



Discussing the Quest to Cure Parkinson’s Disease  

Professor Peter Jennings, BPharm, PhD, DSc, at Kings College of London discussed the most promising treatments out there right now for combating Parkinson's. He discussed the condition to detail, labelling Parkinson's as one of the most complex diseases out there, making it even harder for scientists to find a cure. The reason for that is […]

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2018-03-23 16:18:22



Improving Kappa Scores in the Trauma Department with 3D Printing  

According to Lars Brouwers, MD, MSc, a physician and PhD-candidate performing research on 3D-printing in the hospital environment, when doctors use traditional x-ray and 2DCT diagnostic tools in complex bone fracture cases, the level of agreement between clinical observers is generally very low. Dr. Brouwers and his colleagues measure this degree of consensus with a […]

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2018-03-23 08:50:38



What To Know About HIV / HCV Coinfections  

Hepatitis C is an RNA flavivirus that infects 4 million people in the United States, making it the leading indicator for liver transplant in the US. It has been found that up to 78% of HCV patients become chronic, with nearly 25% of these patients developing end stage cirrhosis. It has been found that a […]

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2018-03-20 14:50:12



Studying Vector-Facilitated Gene Therapy in Hemophilia B Patients  

Scientists take aim at developing a single therapeutic intervention to achieve sustained clotting factor levels adequate enough to prevent bleeding in patient with hemophilia B without needing to deliver additional treatments.

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2018-03-15 01:03:07



New Drug Reveals Positive Result for Treatment of Tardive Dyskinesia  

Deutetrabenazine, a novel VMAT-2 inhibitor, was evaluated in phase 3 trials for the treatment of tardive dyskinesia. The deuterated form of tetrabenazine was found to be well-tolerated, safe, and successful in reducing patient symptoms. By administering fixed doses, treatment can be individualized according to dyskinesia control and patient tolerance.1 Findings revealed that deuterated tetrabenazine reduced […]

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2018-03-14 12:38:57



Lack of Access to Specialty Palliative Care Services in the US?  

The lack of training and support for palliative service providers of critically ill patients does not get the attention that it deserves.

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2018-03-14 01:40:21



Explaining the Real-World Cure Rate for HCV  

Millions of people worldwide suffer from Hepatitis C. Viekira Pak and Harvoni are both prescription drugs used to treat hepatitis C. Harvoni is a combination of two drugs: ledipasvir and sofosbuvir. Viekira Pak contains a combination of antiviral medications, ritonavir, ombitasvir, and paritaprevir, packaged with dasabuvir tablets. Both hepatitis C medications are a once-daily package […]

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2018-03-13 04:14:23



Physician Entrepreneurs Will Build The Future of Healthcare  

Dr. Gregory Goodman is the Founder of the Physician Entrepreneur Summit, an online conference with a mission to inspire the next generation of physician entrepreneurs to solve healthcare’s biggest problems. Developing a physician entrepreneurship mindset with the use of creative thinking, speed of action, and passion for innovation will help you drive the future of […]

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2018-03-12 09:05:44



Doctors Use Video Teleconferencing to Treat Mental Health Patients  

Psychological problems are growing in the US, which is a problem that healthcare services having to deal with since there aren't enough psychiatrists to meet the growing demand. The shortage of psychiatrists in the healthcare service means that doctors have to find out new and innovative ways of providing their patients with the support they […]

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2018-03-09 06:32:55



Parkinson's Disease: An Overview  

Movement Disorder Specialists Rajesh Pahwa, M.D. and Daniel Kremens, M.D., J.D., give a brief overview of multiple aspects of Parkinson’s disease including a discussion of motor and non-motor symptoms.

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2018-03-08 19:26:38



Effective Communication Strategies  

Movement Disorder Specialists Rajesh Pahwa, M.D. and Daniel Kremens, M.D., J.D., discuss effective communication strategies to identify whether patients are experiencing OFF periods.

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2018-03-08 16:38:59



Return of Symptoms: OFF Periods  

Movement Disorder Specialists Rajesh Pahwa, M.D. and Daniel Kremens, M.D., J.D., discuss the recognition of Parkinson’s disease symptoms and OFF periods, the period when symptoms re-emerge.

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2018-03-08 07:50:16



Addressing the Communication Gap in Dialogue Around OFF Periods and Their Impact  

Movement Disorder Specialists Rajesh Pahwa, M.D. and Daniel Kremens, M.D., J.D., discuss the challenges in identifying OFF periods and overcoming the communication gap in dialogue with patients to have better conversations around Parkinson’s disease symptoms and OFF periods.

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2018-03-08 06:44:59



The Impact of OFF Periods  

Movement Disorder Specialists Rajesh Pahwa, M.D. and Daniel Kremens, M.D., J.D., discuss the impact of OFF periods which can be significantly troublesome to day-to-day functioning in people with Parkinson’s.

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2018-03-08 02:17:14



Research Reveals Cells That Keep Neurons Safe from Parkinson's  

Those who are living with Parkinson's disease or have a loved one who has PD will tell you how mentally and physically debilitating the illness can be. A group of researchers at the University of Leicester – MRC Toxicology Unit, led by Ivana Celardo, Susann Lehmann, Ana C. Costa and Miguel L. Martins, have identified […]

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2018-03-07 06:28:11



Relaxed Criteria for Medicaid Program Increases DAA Treatment Use In HCV  

Infection-related deaths from hepatitis C virus (HCV) have a high prevention rate if patients have access to direct-acting antiviral (DAA) treatments. Relaxing the eligibility criteria by widening the program across the US may reduce the health and economic burden of HCV-related mortality. References: 1. Kapadia SN, Jeng PJ, Schackman BR, Bao Y. State Medicaid hepatitis […]

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2018-03-05 19:40:46



Unlocking the Key to Parkinson’s Disease  

The anatomy of movement in human beings has always intrigued doctors and scientists. Now, doctors are trying to answer the age-old question, "How the brain produces motor signals?" Recently, Daesoo Kim, PhD, the Department of Biological Sciences at Korea Advanced Science & Technology (KAIST) and George Augustine, PhD, at the Lee Kong Chian School of […]

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2018-02-28 02:30:10



Unexpected Weight Gain Surprises Male Patients Cured of HCV  

The fiber scan machine is an amazing new technology which allows clinicians to measure not only the fibrosis of their patient's liver, but the level of steatosis, or the fatty content of their liver. In fact, the fiber scan machine has proven to be so efficient that in many cases it has replaced the traditional […]

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2018-02-27 06:28:36



Data Evaluation and Simulation Modeling is the Future of HCV Treatment  

Benjamin Linas, MD, MPH, a physician at the Boston Medical Center and associate professor at the school of medicine and public health has done research on the comparative and cost effectiveness of improving the outcome of patients who have been diagnosed with HIV and the hepatitis C virus. The HCV and HIV Core is based […]

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2018-02-20 04:24:18



Coffee Doesn't Stop Tremors in Patients with Parkinson's Disease  

Stunning new research has revealed that previous studies showing caffeine improved motor function in Parkinson's Patients, is wrong. Researches found that drinking coffee doesn't have any effect on the muscle convulsions and tremors suffered by Parkinson's patients. This new research offers conclusive evidence that there is no long-term benefit of caffeine on Parkinson's patients. Upi.com revealed […]

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2018-02-20 01:51:15



Learn About What Can Lead to Tremors Apart From Parkinson's  

Dr. Eric Berg talks about the cause of tremors in people who don't have Parkinson's or any other form of brain degenerative disease. He identifies one cause, which could lead to tremors, and it is neural irritability, which is caused by low blood sugar. Once you have low-blood sugar, a counter neurotransmitter will start to […]

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2018-02-12 11:39:05



Defeating Parkinson's Disease by Reprogramming Neurons  

There has been ground breaking advances made in the field of science when it comes to finding cures for Parkinson's disease. Medical scientists have been studying cures for a long time, and it seems as if they have finally found some luck with a "hugely promising" new technique, which reprograms the brains cells, and holds […]

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2018-02-12 05:53:53



Study Reveals Indicator for Hepatitis C Related Cirrhosis Treatment  

The Hepatitis C related cirrhosis is one of the most devastating chronic viral infections in the world. Now, a newly discovered gene called 'PNPLA3' may give clues to which patients will benefit from their treatment and which patients won't. An estimated 71 million people have Chronic Hepatitis C infection. Doctors have found a remarkably new […]

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2018-02-07 06:35:06



A Journey Through A Brain With Parkinson’s Disease  

The longer one lives the more likely they are to develop a cognitive disease or problems with decision-making etc. Parkinson's Disease often starts off as a motor function disorder. To mark the 200th anniversary of the discovery of Parkinson’s, researchers are looking for ways to stop the disease from spreading. Researchers have now identified six areas […]

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2018-02-06 05:26:18



Support the USA Bobsled/Skeleton 2018 Olympic Team  

Enjoy these highlights from the 2018 fundraising event for the USA Olympic Bobsled and Skeleton teams in Washington, DC. Co-founder of The Doctor’s Channel, David Best, MD, MBA, was recently elected to the National Governing Board of the USOC for Bobsled/Skeleton. Support Team USA by visiting USABS.com.

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2018-02-03 05:42:47



Guidelines and Strategies to Reduce C. difficile Infection Recurrence  



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2018-01-30 16:04:08



Resistance in Vulvovaginal Candidiasis (VVC)—A Growing Problem  



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2018-01-26 19:41:58



Determining the Most Appropriate Initial Treatment  



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2018-01-24 20:35:24



Managing Treatment-experienced HIV Patients with Virologic Failure  



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2018-01-24 17:18:25



Switching ART in Virologic Suppression  



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2018-01-24 04:36:32



Doctor Urges Parents to Hold on to Their Kid's Baby Teeth  

Doctor discovers stem cells in baby teeth which can be used to treat diseases later on in life.

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2018-01-19 01:06:18



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






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