Personalized Regenerative Medicine

By Kristine Emerson Stem cells treat heart disease and stroke – and change the way we age The “Usual” Treatments for chronic diseases treat symptoms with drugs that have side effects, are costly and typically don’t fix anything! For this reason, regenerative medicine has seized the spotlight thanks to its focus on helping repair, and […]

Clinical Research Studies: Finding New Hope for Alzheimer’s Disease

By Samuel Henderson, PhD Alzheimer’s disease is a progressive neurological disease that primarily affects the elderly. In 2015 it was estimated that 5.3 million Americans were suffering from the disease. As the baby boomers age this number is predicted to more than double, with over 13 million Americans affected by 2050. Without significant new treatments, […]

How to Build Better Bone Health After Age 50

By Thomas J. Moffett Most people don’t think about bone health until they’re at risk for developing osteoporosis, a condition that causes bones to become porous, brittle, and weak. According to the National Osteoporosis Foundation, 54 million Americans age 50 and older are affected by osteoporosis and low bone mass. The statistic came from a […]

Your Vulnerable Brain

Bumps to the head can impact your brain for years to come by Mary McPherson How many times have you bumped your head throughout your lifetime? My granddaughter slipped and fell on a marble floor running through the kitchen in her socks when she was three years old – the blow to the back of […]

Return on Investment: Understanding how fitness can make you rich

By Paul and Carolyn Fetters On a beautiful spring day back in 1975, 5,042 sets of twin brothers would be recruited to take part in a landmark study—the results of which would not surface for another 29 years. Then, in 2004, the secrets of this research project was uncovered and reported in the January/ February […]

HIFU for Prostate Cancer? Learn why men are selecting this new treatment

By Yvette M. Manard, MPH In October, 2015 the Food & Drug Administration (FDA) approved High Intensity Focused Ultrasound (HIFU) for the treatment of localized prostate cancer. For many men diagnosed with prostate cancer, HIFU is a new treatment that they haven’t heard about nor are they aware of its benefits, including avoiding permanent urine leakage […]

Pain Management: Understanding Your Options

Q & A with Cyrus Sedaghat, MD, Pacific Pain Clinic Pain produces a significant emotional, physical, and economic toll due toongoing health care expenses, lost income and lost productivity. More importantly, for individuals living in pain, their quality of life is substantially impacted. To alleviate pain, options range from conservative, non-invasive procedures (including therapies and […]

“The One ‘Muscle’ We ALL Need To Work On More Often”

by Paul and Carolyn Fetters irst and foremost, I want to give you a BIG “thank you” for being a loyal reader. I wouldn’t be here without your support. Every couple of months, I get a chance to enter your home, and hopefully impart with you a little bit of knowledge that you can take […]

Pain Management: Understanding Your Options

Q & A with Cyrus Sedaghat, MD, Pacific Pain Clinic Pain produces a significant emotional, physical, and economic toll due toongoing health care expenses, lost income and lost productivity. More importantly, for individuals living in pain, their quality of life is substantially impacted. To alleviate pain, options range from conservative, non-invasive procedures (including therapies and […]

How Do You Know if You Really Have Low T?

by Robert Pugach, MD Low T or andropause, is increasingly recognized as a significant health issue for men. By age 40, 15% of men are deficient in testosterone. Many men describe a variety of symptoms including: • Lack of energy – feeling tired at the start of each day or as your day progresses • […]