Improving quality of life: patients with MS

There are characteristics in Multiple Sclerosis (MS) that can be identified, such as: Demyelination and Gliosis (Scar Tissue). This affectations can happen in different parts of the Central Nervous System (CNS), with different appearance in time causing selective destruction of myelin. Around 350,000 Americans are affected by MS, and 2.5 millions worldwide. More than half of the patients with MS have specific autoantibodies against myelin stimulating its demyelination and activates macrophages,

Stem cells combined with traditional care reduce heart failure

The heart is one of the most important organs in our organism that keeps us alive. There’s plenty of literature related to the heart, it has been used in a poetic way, sentimental, as an engine with complexity. But here we are going to talk about it as an organ.

We know the heart consists of four cavities that helps to pump the oxygenated blood and taking away the deoxygenated blood,

What’s it like to have your bone marrow harvested?

People can be squeamish about things they’ve never experienced before, especially when it comes to medical procedures, so we’re not surprised when a prospective patient asks us about bone marrow.

The fact of the matter is that the primitive bone marrow transplantation practiced on leukemia patients a half-century ago was slow and painful.

How did medicine survive before FDA?

Those of us who practice on the forefront of medicine get tired of hearing advice like “Don’t trust any doctor whose treatments aren’t approved by the FDA” from bureaucrats and laymen.

It’s not that we have anything against the FDA – we’re really natural allies in the advancement of medical practice because we give them discoveries that they turn into accepted procedures.

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