Dr Mannys Notes

You knew grilling those weekly hamburgers makes your doctor shake his head. According to a new study, though, the problem actually has more to do with the grilling than those juicy, greasy beef patties. The new study, reported in a...
What’s the limit on what you can do with stem cells? Based on all the research surrounding them lately, experts are trying to find out. And one area that is particularly promising with stem cell therapy is multiple sclerosis....
No one wants to find out they have chlamydia or any other STD (sexually transmitted disease), for that matter. So many don’t get tested at all. But new research may give people a better reason to keep chlamydia at...
Your circulation is one of the most important systems your body has. And it performs amazingly, carrying blood for organs to function and absorbing nutrients your body needs. When that system stops, as in the case of a blood...
Maybe you’ve just gone through pregnancy, delivering your pride and joy, but you’re not so ecstatic about what it’s done to your stomach. Or maybe you’ve just done an amazing job of losing weight, but you’re wishing the effects...
How far will patients go to lower their chances for heart attack when they’re already at high risk? We may find out soon enough with the appearance of a new risk-reducing heart drug. One study shows that the drug Praluent...
A little ache every now and then might seem normal, especially as you get older. But if you’re feeling joint pain day in and day out, it might be something more. Many people are living with arthritis every day....
As outpatient surgery centers continue to pop up across the country, they may seem very enticing to patients and their doctors because of their ability to offer procedures at a lower cost and the convenience of a doctor’s office...
Cancer can happen in just about any part of the body, making it important to note when something’s abnormal. For men, that includes penile cancer. Thankfully, penile cancer isn’t common if you live in the United States. It occurs...
If you’re pregnant, you’ve probably figured out that it’s not all about you anymore. Baby takes priority in what you eat, drink and do—including pleasure habits like smoking. Smoking at all is a great risk for your own health,...
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