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New Treatment of Alzheimer’s Disease May Improve Outcomes

New Treatments in Alzheimer’s Disease Researchers at the University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine are beginning human trials to test two treatments that may help prevent or delay the onset of Alzheimer’s disease. Alzheimer’s disease is the sixth-leading cause of death in the United States, and the condition affects over 47 million people […]

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Identifying the Cause of Interstitial Lung Disease

What Causes Interstitial Lung Disease? A study from Columbia University Medical Center in New York links workplace exposure to vapors, gas, dust, and fumes to an increased likelihood of developing interstitial lung disease (ILD). ILDs are lung diseases that cause progressive scarring and inflammation of lung tissue. Lung inflammation and scarring builds up over time […]

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Why Does Diabetic Nerve Pain Intensify at Night?

Diabetic Nerve Pain Diabetic nerve pain usually means pain, burning, and tingling all day, but for many people with diabetes, it means pain and tingling all night, too. The keeps many people with diabetic nerve pain wide awake, tossing and turning all night. Dr. Johnson treats patients with nerve pain caused by diabetes and other […]

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All About Asthma Stem Cells Treatment

For the 25 million Americans with asthma, managing multiple medicines and avoiding triggers requires a lot of time, energy, planning and effort. The chronic lung condition can also put a limit on exercise and activity. Asthma can be fatal, and the condition prematurely claims the lives of more than 250,000 people every year. Fortunately, Dr. […]

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Heading for a Hip Replacement?

Hip Replacement Surgeries The number of hip replacements performed in the United States each year has doubled since 2000, according to reports from the U.S. Center for National Health Statistics. While the number of hip replacements is increasing, the age of hip replacement patients is actually decreasing. More people in their 40s and 50s are […]

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Anatomy of Autoimmune Disease

According to the American Autoimmune Related Diseases Association, Inc., autoimmune diseases affect as many as 50 million people in the United States. These diseases often leave patients with chronic pain, or with other life-altering symptoms and disabilities that reduce their quality of life. Many of the patients we treat at Innovations Stem Cell Center have […]

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Seeing New Hope for Macular Degeneration

Over 200,000 cases of age-related macular degeneration, or AMD, are diagnosed in the United States each year. AMD is the leading cause of vision loss in people over the age of 50. The loss of vision is very scary and extremely overwhelming for many patients. Dr. Johnson offers patients with age-related macular degeneration and other […]

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The Price You Pay: How Illegal Cosmetic Procedures are Taking Lives

CBS News reported that a Dallas, Texas, a woman was recently convicted of the 2015 murder of another woman after she illegally injected silicone into the victim’s buttocks during an illegal cosmetic buttock enhancement procedure. The patient receiving the injections hoped to enhance the size and shape of her buttocks, and had been a regular […]

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