Many victims of stroke fail to keep up with at-home exercises they consider tedious and difficult. But virtual reality gaming systems like Wii™ can provide the kind of fun that keeps stroke rehabilitation on track.
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There are non-infectious diseases that are destroying millions of lives at this very moment. One of these diseases is preventable; another mostly can be prevented; and the third is completely out of our control and threatens the lives of millions.
Barbecue season is finally here and this will be the best cookout year ever. First be sure your gas grill is safe and ready to crank out all those masterpieces you’ve been waiting so long to cook up.
It’s fresh into sandal season, and you need your feet to look sexy and pretty. So it’s off to the salon for a pedicure. But where you go can be the difference between pedi-heaven — or pedi-pain.
It’s time to start cleaning out your garage. While you’re sweeping and tossing, don’t forget to childproof the space by keeping these hazardous items locked and out of reach from curious kids.
Oncologist John Greskovich, Jr., MD, talks about exciting radiation technology that targets head and neck cancers with unprecedented precision.
When patients with Parkinson’s disease need more than medications to manage their symptoms of tremors, rigidity, slowness of movement and balance problems, deep brain stimulation is an option.
Every second counts in restoring blood flow to the brain after a stroke. New innovations like the “stentriever” can get the blood flowing again, minimizing the damage stroke can cause.
Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease (CJD) is a neuro-degenerative illness with a rapid onset and decline. In some cases, it can be hereditary, so when CJD strikes a family, genetic counseling is suggested.
What's the survival rate for thyroid cancer if diagnosed early? 100 percent. It's a home run when you realize that thyroid cancer is the fastest-growing cancer among men and second-fastest among women. Thanks to research, we know more than ever about this group of diseases, while improved genetic counseling and screening mean you can do something about it.