Guillain-Barré Syndrome – Mayo Clinic

Visit for more information on Guillain-Barre care at Mayo Clinic or to request an appointment. The symptoms came on fast. Within weeks the woman you’re about to meet went from being completely healthy to lying in the intensive care unit, unable to move, struggling to breathe. A victim of Guillain-Barre syndrome. Listen to her … Continue reading “Guillain-Barré Syndrome – Mayo Clinic”

Your Growing Baby’s Changes in the Third Trimester

What does your baby look like during the home stretch of your pregnancy? Download the WebMD Pregnancy App here: Subscribe to WebMD here: Follow WebMD here: Website: Facebook: Pinterest: Twitter: Instagram: Source by [author_name] baby,pregnancy,third trimester,animation

Fentanyl and Other Synthetic Opioids Drug Overdose Deaths

  Figure 1: Recent Trends In 2016, synthetic opioids (primarily illegal fentanyl) passed prescription opioids as the most common drugs involved in overdose deaths in the United States. In 2016, synthetic opioids were involved in nearly 50% (19,413) of opioid-related deaths, up from 14% (3,007) in 2010. *This infographic summarizes mortality data from 2010-2016. Please … Continue reading “Fentanyl and Other Synthetic Opioids Drug Overdose Deaths”

Adipose-derived stem cell treatment for osteoarthritic knees

Jay Smith, M.D., vice chair of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at Mayo Clinic describes a clinical trial to evaluate the safety and efficacy of adipose-derived mesenchymal stromal cell injections as a treatment for patients with osteoarthritic knees. source

An Ambitious Research Plan to Help Solve the Opioid Crisis

  In spring 2018, Congress added an additional $500 million to the NIH budget to invest in science to find solutions to the opioid crisis. The Helping to End Addiction Long-term (HEAL) initiative is being kicked off today with the announcement of several bold projects across NIH, focused on two main areas: improving opioid addiction … Continue reading “An Ambitious Research Plan to Help Solve the Opioid Crisis”

Time for a Recess; Today, Play Like a Kid Again!

  In our hectic, modern lives, many of us focus so heavily on work and family commitments that we never seem to have time for pure fun. Somewhere between childhood and adulthood, we’ve stopped playing. When we carve out some leisure time, we’re more likely to zone out in front of the TV or computer … Continue reading “Time for a Recess; Today, Play Like a Kid Again!”

How Spicy and Cold Foods Affect Your Body

Ever wondered why some spicy foods leave your mouth feeling like it’s on fire? Or why woofing down an ice cream cone can cause a brain freeze? With a little help from a hi-tech thermal camera, see what happens to your brain and body temperature when you eat spicy or cold foods. Source by [author_name] … Continue reading “How Spicy and Cold Foods Affect Your Body”

Mayo Clinic’s First Face Transplant: The Surgery

In the three years leading up to Mayo Clinic’s first face transplant procedure, dozens of medical specialists rehearsed the full transplant operation more than 30 times. Here is a detailed look at how they achieved a remarkable transformation with a very complex surgery. source

Opioid Summaries by State

  Source: National Institute on Drug Abuse – Related MedlinePlus Pages: Opioid Abuse and Addiction Source link

What Is Rheumatoid Arthritis?

Rheumatoid arthritis is the second most common type of arthritis and often affects the wrists, hands, knees, ankles, and feet. Find out how this disease damages your joints and makes it painful to move them. Source by [author_name] WebMD,health,RA,arthritis,rheumatoid arthritis,joint pain,pain,autoimmune disorder,inflammation,wrists,hands,knees,ankles,feet,what is rheumatoid arthritis,causes of painful joints,joint damage