Allergies

HIV Cure ?

It’s been decades since the discovery of the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). Ever since its discovery, researchers have been working tirelessly to figure out the characteristics and inner workings of the virus to find a cure. A definite, traditional cure has not yet been established, even though researchers and scientists consider two specific, yet expansive, […]

What is NTM Lung Disease and Who is Susceptible?

What is NTM Lung Disease and Who is Susceptible? Managing a rare, but chronic lung disease. Dr. Leah Lande, a Pulmonologist with Lankenau Medical Center; Philip Leitman, Co-Founder/President of NTM Info & Research.. and NTM Patient, Betsy Nardi, join us to discuss NTM Lung Disease. NTM stands for Nontuberculous mycobacteria. A NTM lung infection is […]

New advances in the field of Pulmonary Disease

COPD is most often caused by smoking as the tobacco smoke destroys fibers in the lungs and irritates the airways, explains WebMD. COPD may also be caused by environmental factors such as breathing in dust, pollution or chemical fumes over long periods of time. Chronic bronchitis occurs when these irritants cause the bronchial tubes to […]

EMERGING BIOELECTRONIC MEDICINE & NEUROSTIMULATION TECHNOLOGIES

The global neurostimulation market is projected to increase 13.4% annually from 2017 through 2022 to more than $7.2 billion. Although impressive, this growth will understate the magnitude of the patient populations and clinical applications that will be newly served with the emergence of noninvasive alternatives to expensive neurostimulation implants and the development of new forms […]

What should you consider when choosing a doctor

Five tips for choosing a new primary care physician 1. Determine Which Doctors Are “In-Network” Most health plans have negotiated special, discounted rates with certain doctors and hospitals in your area, and you will pay less out of pocket for visiting those doctors, who are called “in-network” for insurance purposes. Ensuring that you select an […]

Sports Medicine Without Opioids

The problem of opioid addiction now affects us all. For me, the biggest shock came when one of my patients, former National Football League quarterback Erik Kramer, tried to commit suicide after his 18-year-old son, a high school quarterback, died of a heroin overdose.[1] It’s a vivid illustration of the way the ripples from drug […]