Richard Hellmer

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Team shows MRI technique detects spinal cord changes in MS patients

Magnetic resonance imaging can detect changes in resting-state spinal cord function in patients with multiple sclerosis, a new study by a Vanderbilt …

A Trainer and Marathoner Shares the Ultimate Strength-Training Program For Runners

They may seem like completely different modalities of movement, but running and strength training actually go hand in hand. If you want to be a successful, strong runner, you need some solid strength training in your life. Michael Olzinski, Purplepatch endurance coach, Equinox run coach, and …

That "game changer" treatment for MS is too good to be true — really

A new treatment for the chronic and debilitating disease multiple sclerosis (MS) has doctors throwing around phrases like “game changer.” <i></i><i>Newsweek</i> …

Stem cell transplant 'game changer' for MS patients

<b>Doctors say a stem cell transplant could be a "game changer" for many patients with multiple sclerosis.</b><p>Results from an international trial show that it was able to stop the disease and improve symptoms.<p>It involves wiping out a patient's immune system using cancer drugs and then rebooting it with a …

Multiple Sclerosis

China will ban people with poor ‘social credit’ from planes and trains

The new restrictions, which start in May, can last for up to a year<p>Starting in May, Chinese citizens who rank low on the country’s burgeoning “social credit” system will be in danger of being banned from buying plane or train tickets for up to a year, according to statements recently released by …

These CBD Teas Are a New Addition to My Antianxiety Routine — Here's Why You Need Them

Need help sleeping? Maybe you're extra stressed or battling legitimate anxiety. Or perhaps you're supersore from a workout, or dealing with chronic pain . . . how does some CBD tea sound?<p>I just discovered Buddha Teas' collection of CBD teas, and I'm pretty damn obsessed — and yes, I already have a …

Tea

A New Documentary About Adults On Adderall — And Not Just For ADHD

Stimulant drugs like Adderall and Ritalin are commonly prescribed to kids with what's known as ADHD, or attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. But recently, adults became the biggest users of these drugs.<p>That's partially because more adults are being diagnosed with ADHD for the first time. But …

5 Anti-Inflammatory Foods to Eat Every Day

It’s no secret that chronic inflammation can be detrimental to our health. We’re not talking about the natural-occurring one that protects your …

Brain-repairing protein may lead to new MS drugs

Multiple sclerosis is an often debilitating autoimmune disease characterized by muscle weakness, vision problems, impaired coordination, and physical …

4 Free Must Have Mobile Photography Apps

Let us all face the facts: mobile photography isn’t going anywhere. It’s only getting better — the cameras, the apps, the photos. I’m not one that …

How to Do HDR Photography… Using Microsoft Excel

There are a number of popular HDR photography programs out there. Microsoft Excel isn’t one of them. Photography enthusiast and software engineer …

Imaging

Treating multiple sclerosis pain and spasticity with cannabinoids

According to the Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada, Canadians have the highest rate of multiple sclerosis (MS) in the world, with approximately …

HempWorx CBD Oil and Multiple Sclerosis (MS)

HempWorx CBD oil can help reduce multiple sclerosis symptoms and give you relief from your pain!<p>HempWorx CBD Oil Testimonies and Reviews for Multiple …

CBD Cannabidiol for Multiple Sclerosis

Do you happen to be a victim of Multiple Sclerosis? Are you looking for treatment options for yourself? Then you have landed on the right page. …

Dietary Supplements to Repair the Myelin Sheath in MS

While current multiple sclerosis (MS) disease-modifying treatments focus on reducing inflammation in the brain and spinal cord, researchers are now …

Making the Most of Brain Imaging Through Quantitative Volumetric Analysis

<i>By Kunio Nakamura, PhD;</i> <i>James B. Leverenz, MD</i><i>; and Z. Irene Wang, PhD</i><p>Cleveland Clinic is a non-profit academic medical center. Advertising on our site …

Here are 3 ways you can make her orgasm multiple times, study reveals - IBTimes India

A study reveals three ways how you can satisfy her better with multiple orgasms.<p>A study recently conducted by the Indiana University in the US and …

Tysabri or Natalizumab for Multiple Sclerosis - WAF

When this post was first conceived, Tysabri was still experimental, but things have moved on. Natalizumab is now a prescription based drug with it’s …

Mindfulness can lead to selfishness, warns psychiatry expert

Mindfulness has grown in popularity as people search for meaning in life.<p>But doing it alone could actually make you more selfish, an expert at the Royal College of Psychiatrists has warned.<p>Dr Alison Gray, chair of the spirituality special interest group at the College, which advises psychiatrists …

Flying in planes is like standing next to nuclear reactor, but worse

From the spread of disease to deep vein thrombosis, air travel is not without its health risks.<p>But a much less commonly known hazard associated with …

High dose vitamin D could treat multiple sclerosis, scientists find

Low levels of vitamin D are known to be associated with an increased risk of developing MS but it is the first study to show that supplements can help the condition<p>Taking large doses of the recommended daily dose of vitamin D could be a cheap and simple treatment for multiple sclerosis, say …

7 Secrets For Freedom and Happiness in Photography

Dear friend,I think I have discovered the secret to happiness and photography — and I want to share this secret with you.Of course, this only works …

Street Photography

This is why a third of antidepressants are prescribed for something else

It was when he became a father that Michael Briggs resolved to somehow bring his ulcerative colitis under control.<p>He was determined to avoid what many people with the disease end up needing -- having part or all of their large intestine removed.<p>A trained scientist, manager of a physics lab at the …

Medicine

25 Books Everyone Should Read, According to TED Speakers

Whether you're looking for gift ideas or suggestions for your own reading, TED speakers have you covered.<p>Back in May, just after the main TED event, the TED blog rounded up an incredible list of all the titles recommended from the stage this year. It was enough to fill up most people's to-read …

Couples Who Have the Best Sex Have This Important Thing in Common

<i>This article originally appeared on Health.com.</i><p>For spouses or partners who have been together for many years, their sex lives have a lot to do with …

Neuroscience Has a Lot To Learn from Buddhism

A scientist and a monk compare notes on meditation, therapy, and their effects on the brain<p>Can training the mind make us more attentive, altruistic, and serene? Can we learn to manage our disturbing emotions in an optimal way? What are the transformations that occur in the brain when we practice …

Meditation

Ancient Gene Called Thor Discovered in Human Genome Could Be Secret Weapon Against Cancer

Thor—the fictional, powerful man-god who possesses hammer-wielding abilities—may also be able to help fight cancer. Well, not exactly Thor, but …

Officials see weapons threat as North Korea gains biotech expertise

Five months before North Korea’s first nuclear test in 2006, U.S. intelligence officials sent a report to Congress warning that secret work also was …

North Korea

The Top 10 Websites for Science in 2017

As the year comes to a close, <i>RealClearScience</i> likes to take stock of all the terrific (and downright awful) science journalism and communication of …

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