Therapy Programs

New Drug Could Save You From Severe Hearing Loss

A new drug that that inhibits an enzyme known as cyclin-dependent kinase 2 could potentially save the hearing of millions of people. In the study, inhibiting cyclin-dependent kinase 2 (CDK2) was found to protect rodents from noise and drug related hearing loss by preventing the death of inner ear cells.       If CDK2 inhibitors are proven…

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Medicare Drug Prices Part B Will Come Down, Azar Testifies

Medicare Drug Prices Part B will come down if he wins the nomination, says HHS Secretary-designate Alex Azar today before the Senate Finance Committee. Azar advocated for pharmacy benefit managers (PMB’s) as the most effective way to bring consumer drug costs down. In addition, they should be expanded to negotiate for physician-administered drugs in Part…

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Depression: Causes, Symptoms, And Available Treatments

We are, at times depressed, and at times sad. We may understand the general feelings, but can we really tell the difference? And if we can tell the difference, can we accurately describe it? Then, even if we could describe it, does depression make a greater impact on our emotional and physical health compared to…

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Orthopedic Rehab: The What, The Why, And The How

Orthopedic rehab is a form of therapy that treats a large variety of conditions that affect the skeletal and muscular systems. Therapists diagnose, manage, and treat injuries of the musculoskeletal system including rehabilitation after orthopedic surgery, and is most often found in the out-patient clinical settings such as nursing home rehabilitation centers.   Orthopedic Rehab:  The What   Orthopedic…

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Migraine Headaches: The Facts You Need To Know

Over 38 million Americans suffer from migraine headaches. Chances are you know someone who has this debilitating pain.     Migraine Headache: What Is it? A migraine is a headache with throbbing pain that is usually worse on one side of the head. The pain is often severe enough to hamper daily activities and may…

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