Recycling Biological Waste Umbilical Cord Cells May Help Treat DiseasesBy CNN Correspondent Christine Negroni
There has been much in the news lately about stem cells as a treatment for many serious conditions such as Parkinson's Disease, diabetes and others. The following report was written in 1995 by C1VN correspondent Christine Negroni. One can 't help wondering why it takes so long for common sense solutions such as this to…Recycling Biological Waste Umbilical Cord Cells May Help Treat DiseasesBy CNN Correspondent Christine Negroni
Study Backs Idea that Heart can Repair Itself Challenging generations of medical lore, researchers have found striking new evidence that the human heart can repair itself Doctors have long assumed that damage from a heart attack or other ailment is irreversible and that the heart cannot regenerate tissue the way other organs can. But last…Stem Cell BriefsBy FACT
I was asked to do a two-hour program on humor at a local hospital. It was to be the first of several programs for the staff in its Wellness Series. The talk was titled "Getting Serious About Being Lighthearted," and was scheduled to begin at 10 AM on September 11, 2001. The television set was…Recovering JoyBy Fran Levin, R.N.
A Harvard Medical School graduate explains how traditional Western medicine can coexist and thrive with acupuncture, herbs, hypnosis and other therapies. My father was a general surgeon. The medicine he practiced seemed marvelous and terrifying to me. In the bright light of his treatment room, gleaning scissors were lined up on white towels; scalpel blades,…How I Learned to Love Alternative MedicineBy James S. Gordon, M.D.
What exactly is honey? Honey is primarily a carbohydrate. It is basically a sweetening or sugar. But what a marvelous sweetener it is! Unlike white cane sugar, honey contains plenty of vitamins and minerals. One hundred grams of honey (five /evel tablespoons) supplies 55 mgs. of potassium, 6.5 mgs. of phosphorous, 5 mgs. .55 mgs.…Nature’s NectarBy Mel Tharp