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A Heavy Load: Teens and Homework Stress

Teens on average have more than 3 hours of homework a night. That doesn’t leave a lot of time for after-school fun or even sleep. Now experts are questioning whether the amount of homework is leading to harmful levels of stress in teens. To learn more about teens and stress, see our extensive special report … Continue reading “A Heavy Load: Teens and Homework Stress”

  Disruptive Technology Turns 11; Creator Set to Break Through $1T

It  was the worst kept tech secret of all time; and though everyone knew it was coming,  no one predicted how the iPhone would change the world.  11 years after its launch, Apple is now poised to become the first ever $1T company. While people published rumors and others guessed at design, buyers began to … Continue reading ”  Disruptive Technology Turns 11; Creator Set to Break Through $1T”

Myasthenia Gravis Surgery – Mayo Clinic

A living nightmare. That’s how the woman you’re about to meet describes her experience with a rare disease called myasthenia gravis. Visit http://mayocl.in/2md660k for more information on care at Mayo Clinic or to request an appointment. The condition caused her to become so weak she couldn’t walk, talk or swallow. After seeing several doctors, she … Continue reading “Myasthenia Gravis Surgery – Mayo Clinic”

The Chris Norton Story – Mayo Clinic

It wasn’t supposed to happen. A freak accident during a college football game leaves a player paralyzed. Doctors gave him a 3-percent chance of regaining any movement in his arms or legs. But Chris Norton didn’t let that stop him. With incredible perseverance, a positive attitude and the refusal to give up, Chris has made … Continue reading “The Chris Norton Story – Mayo Clinic”

Taming Your Trouble Spots: Chubby Chest

From the WebMD Archives: Upper body need some toning? WebMD blogger and internationally renowned fitness and nutrition expert, Pam Peeke, MD, guides you through simple, effective moves to help tame those trouble spots. Read more on WebMD: http://bit.ly/wANGwe Subscribe to WebMD here: https://www.youtube.com/user/WebMD Follow WebMD here: Website: http://webmd.com Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/WebMD/ Pinterest: https://www.pinterest.com/webmd/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/WebMD Instagram: … Continue reading “Taming Your Trouble Spots: Chubby Chest”

Antibody helps detect protein implicated in Alzheimer’s, other diseases

May lead to novel ways to diagnose, monitor brain injury by Tamara Bhandari•April 19, 2017 Researchers use mouse brains (above) to study ways to measure the brain protein tau, which plays a role in neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer’s. A team led by scientists at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis has found … Continue reading “Antibody helps detect protein implicated in Alzheimer’s, other diseases”

Violinist Still Making Music After DBS Surgery – Mayo Clinic

You may have heard the story of a professional musician who played the violin while having brain surgery at Mayo Clinic. That journey started back in 2009. A surgical team implanted electrodes into his brain to stop a tremor that could have ended his career. Today, Roger continues to be one of the music’s foremost … Continue reading “Violinist Still Making Music After DBS Surgery – Mayo Clinic”

Link between 2 key Alzheimer’s proteins explained | Targeting tau production may lead to treatment

by Tamara Bhandari•March 21, 2018 Alzheimer’s disease is characterized by clumps of two proteins – amyloid beta and tau – in the brain, but the link between the two has never been entirely clear. Now, researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have shown that people with more amyloid in the brain … Continue reading “Link between 2 key Alzheimer’s proteins explained | Targeting tau production may lead to treatment”

Two of a Kind: Abby and Belle – Mayo Clinic

Two of a Kind: Abby and Belle – Mayo Clinic source About HealthLynked Improving healthcare is the mission of HealthLynked. HealthLynked focuses on improving healthcare services for patients as well as physicians. Our technology shortens wait time with online scheduling of appointments, Real-time appointments by local providers and provides easy access to yours as well … Continue reading “Two of a Kind: Abby and Belle – Mayo Clinic”

Voices: Living with Schizophrenia | WebMD

Schizophrenia is a mental illness that changes the way you think, feel, and act — and with the right treatment, it can be managed. Michelle Hammer tells her story. Subscribe to WebMD: https://www.youtube.com/user/WebMD Follow WebMD: Website: http://webmd.com Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/WebMD/ Pinterest: https://www.pinterest.com/webmd/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/WebMD Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/webmd/ Source by WEbMD schizophrenia,mental health,mental illness,activism,health,wellness