Medical Breakthroughs

  • parkinson's

Stem cell transplants promote recovery in model of Parkinson’s Disease

By |June 23rd, 2016|

My name is Bert, a good friend of Dr. Raman’s, and my father has mid-term Parkinson’s Disease.

Basically he’s wasting away.  And although the progression of his disease is fairly slow, when I see him on a day-to-day basis, I […]

  • curcumin

Curcumin shows promise in pancreatic cancer treatment study

By |June 22nd, 2016|

? WHAT IS CURCUMIN?

Curcumin is the active ingredient in the traditional herbal remedy and dietary spice known as turmeric.  It is the principal curcuminoid of turmeric – a member of the ginger family.  It is a potent anti-inflammatory and cancer […]

Immunotherapy breakthrough for cancer treatment 

By |May 2nd, 2016|

Importance
In the past few years, using the body’s own immune system to fight cancer cells, so called immunotherapy treatments has been on major focus and has made many headlines.  The challenge is to find and target certain molecules […]

  • quit smoking

Could this bacteria be the key to quit smoking?

By |September 30th, 2015|

The US Surgeon General has said:
Smoking cessation represents the single most important step that smokers can take to enhance the length and quality of their lives.
It’s hard to quit smoking, but you can do it.  To […]

  • hand transplant

Hand transplant is performed on the youngest patient ever

By |July 29th, 2015|

Meet Zion Harvey.  The precocious 8-year-old Zion lost his hands and feet at the age of two due to a serious infection that also led to a kidney transplant, which was donated by his mother.  And incredibly, for the […]

  • curcumin

Curcumin study reveals promise in treatment of pancreatic cancer

By |July 20th, 2015|

? WHAT IS CURCUMIN?

Curcumin is the active ingredient in the traditional herbal remedy and dietary spice known as turmeric.  It is the principal curcuminoid of turmeric – a member of the ginger family.  It is a potent anti-inflammatory and cancer […]

Has a possible cure for Alzheimer’s been discovered in mice study?

By |July 13th, 2015|

“The word ‘breakthrough’ is often misused, but in this case I think this really does fundamentally change our understanding of how to treat this disease, and I foresee a great future for this approach,” says study author Prof. […]

Gel that Instantly Stops Bleeding Soon Available for Veterinarians

By |June 23rd, 2015|

Joe Landolina was only 17 when he invented a gel that could stop bleeding within a matter of seconds. Five years later and that product, now branded as Vetigel, will start being shipped in the United States.

Just not (yet) […]