Dr Mannys Notes

How many times have you gotten a favorite song stuck in your head? Apparently, its positive effects can keep going even in people with Alzheimer’s. A recent study shows that music therapy could provide a cure (or at least...
What if you could reverse Alzheimer’s disease? It would certainly have an enormous impact on many people. According to the Alzheimer’s Association, over 5.5 million Americans are living with the condition, and 1 in 3 seniors will die with...
You’ve been looking forward to spring all winter long, and it’s finally here. But one culprit might still be keeping you indoors—seasonal allergies. What if you could find natural allergy remedies to treat your allergies and still enjoy the...

Think you’re helping your waistline by swapping sugar for artificial sweeteners? Unfortunately, not. In an ironic twist, new research presented at the 2018 Experimental Biology meeting shows how these no-calorie substitutes can still lead people to obesity and diabetes. And...
When your child is diagnosed with a lifelong disease, you don’t always expect a miracle. For cerebral palsy, though, there’s a treatment that might run just short of one. In a recent clinical trial, Dr. Joanne Kurtzberg and her...
Building muscle isn’t part of a cancer patient’s treatment plan. But in light of a new breast cancer study, maybe it should be. According to the study, women who have ample muscles increase their chances of survival with breast cancer....

Clinical depression happens at all stages of life, including pregnancy. To battle this depression, many women must take antidepressants. However, a new scientific analysis reveals that common antidepressants may cause unwanted changes in a developing baby’s brain. The analysis...
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....

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