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Leading an active lifestyle may increase the likelihood of damaged nerves regenerating after a spinal cord injury.
Consuming garlic helps counteract age-related changes in gut bacteria associated with memory problems, according to a new study conducted with mice. The benefit comes from allyl sulfide, a compound in garlic known for its health benefits.
Past studies have explored the therapeutic effect of music, particularly compositions by Mozart, for patients with epilepsy.
The Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College (CMCC) Board of Governors has announced that CMCC has become a signatory to the International Chiropractic Education Collaboration Clinical and Professional Chiropractic Education Position Statement, joining 12 institutions around the world.
NEW ORLEANS—Walking downhill after eating can reduce bone resorption, the process in which old bone is broken down and removed from the body, in postmenopausal women with diabetes, according to research presented ENDO 2019, the annual meeting of the Endocrine Society, in New Orleans, La. Walking uphill does not have the same benefit, the study found.
Several previous studies have demonstrated that moderate alcohol consumption is linked with less severe disease and better quality of life in patients with rheumatoid arthritis, but a new Arthritis Care & Research study suggests that this might not be because drinking alcohol is beneficial.
Persons with Alzheimer's disease have approximately 30% higher risk of head injuries, and 50% higher risk of traumatic brain injuries than persons without Alzheimer's disease, a recent study from University of Eastern Finland shows. The results were published in Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health.
There are different situations that will result in terminating your relationship with a patient:
EDMONTON —No, they're not X-ray specs. But a University of Alberta team has come up with a way to combine medical imaging with virtual reality to help clinicians locate and understand what's happening inside their patients' bodies as they treat them.
Researchers have uncovered one more reason to get off the couch and start exercising, especially if you're approaching your golden years.
The body that regulates chiropractors in B.C. is promising a thorough review of the scientific evidence about chiropractic treatments for children.
Each year in the United States, more than 600,000 children are seen in emergency rooms due to traumatic brain injury, a disruption to the normal function of the brain caused by a bump, blow or jolt to the head. Severe TBI results in approximately 7,000 childhood deaths annually, while survivors of the condition may suffer from long-term health conditions such as seizures, learning difficulty and communication disorders.
VANCOUVER—Canadians addicted to opioids may be eligible for an implant that provides an ongoing low dose of medication for six months, with the potential for treatment for up to a year when a new implant is placed in the opposite arm.
Ontario is consolidating its local and provincial health networks to create a central agency as part of a system overhaul, the health minister announced Tuesday, though she wouldn't say if the move will save money or lead to job losses.
For years, spine surgeons have debated the best methods for treating scoliosis in adults.

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