• November Newsletter: PRP

    Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) use in clinical medicine dates back to 1998 where a group of maxillofacial surgeons at the University of Miami School of Medicine elegantly showed bone regeneration doubled in PRP- treated bone grafts compared with placebo.4  Over the past two decades PRP’s popularity soared and now widely utilized anywhere from joint injections

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  • Breakthroughs from the 2015 ASN Conference:  KIDNEY WEEK

    Breakthroughs from the 2015 ASN Conference: KIDNEY WEEK

    nephrology: the branch of medical science that deals with the kidney.     The field of nephrology has always fascinated me, and this year an urge pulled me to the San Diego Convention Center, to attend the ASN American Society of Nephrology conference.  Held once a year, this conference draws around 11,000 people from 130 different countries around the world, hoping to

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  • Your Subconscious Mind Affects How Stress Affects You

    Stress:  a state of mental or emotional strain or tension resulting from adverse or very demanding circumstances       What if stress isn’t the enemy we think it is? What if the feelings associated with stress such as sweaty palms, rapid breathing and increased heart rate are actually your body’s way of preparing you for

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  • The Little Pink Pill

    The Little Pink Pill

      By: Nasimeh Yazdani, MD          Meet Addyi, the little pink pill that has sparked discussion, controversy, and a 1 billion dollar payout.  Coined “The Female Viagra”, Addyi is a daily medication that is designed to restore lost sexual desire in women. The FDA, known for its harsh standards, rightly approved the Sprout

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