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No fix by Obama: Obama regulatory issues have compounded difficulties in obtaining research funding for both embryonic & adult derived stem cell. More research is being developed for use of adult deirved tissue than embryonic. Both hold great promise, with embryonic in the far distant future. Adult stem cell therapies are exploding in applications and uses. Government part of problem, not the solution. ...Read more
Check state board,: You can message Dr. Timson on Healthtap Concierge if he has a concierge practice. If he does not, you can go online to the Ohio Board of Medicine, and check his profile. Sometimes docs will authorize their email addresses to be made available to the public. However, many docs do not choose to publish that information widely. Spam is a huge problem for all of us! ...Read more
Chronic pain: Both stimulators work by the gate control theory of pain. Stimulating the sensory fibers blocks the pain fibers. A trial of spinal cord stimulation is performed first. If the pain is significantly reduced then a permanent stimulator is placed. Some stimulators are now MRI compatible. Discuss with your physician which system is best for you. ...Read more
Lawyers have the Martindale-Hubell directory; MDs have Castle Connolly for ratings. Dentists have nothing? Please provide me a resource?
Try This: Try this: https://www.zocdoc.com/ Enter Dentist and zip code and go to town... ...Read more
What context?: If psychotherapy is a process between a therapist and someone seeking help, "self-help" seems to be contradictory. While a book may give valuable information, the feedback given in therapy seems much more germane. A prominent tenet of therapy is that "self can't see self". Have an experience of real psychotherapy. Don't sell yourself short! you are worth more than that! ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
Bf's online current events/political social media addiction causes intolerable financial&emotional anxiety.NOTHING I try [email protected] we separate?
No one can tell you: Clearly you are not content and feel unable to find a solution for changing him. I think it would be a mistake to trust any 'yes/no' answer to your '?'. It might be the way this will go, but there may be other options too. Try to find a therapist to help you think t through and perhaps provide or refer for couples Tx. Be patient as you seek a solution - it will help. ...Read more
SSC: It must be patched or plugged surgically ...Read more
Very possibly : From my limited understanding of this matter, this is an osteopathic school in the uk that had serious quality control problems with its accreditation and educational curriculum. , the school had to add more instructors and have many students return for additional time of one year or more. Students decided to sue when faced with this prospect. Do school in uk only trains in adjustments curiously? ...Read more
My bf's obsessed w posting on political msgboards&checking current events/social media sites.Interferes w work,our relationship,etc.Is this addiction?
I'm researching a medical condition. (worster drought)Are NIH & The Oxford Journal considered reliable sources?? Are there others worth looking into.,
I wish I could help: you with this. But, I am an American based physician & am not knowledgeable about British sites. Take care. ...Read more
Any dr read this destroying the myth about testosterone replacement and prostate cancer
by abraham morgentaler, md, facs introduction by william fa?
To what extent is the u.S expecting help from international students regarding projects in dyslexia?
Haven't a clue: I have no information regarding any internatinal student projects. ...Read more
Are HealthTap Doctors allowed to fill out a DBQ (Disability Benefits Questionnaire) issued by the Dept. of Veteran Affairs, for PTSD?
Some are: The DBQ application forms are a summary of the medical status of a veteran in relationship to claimed service connected disability. A team of contract physicians has been trained to perform these examinations and submit the DBQ forms. Some Health Tap doctors have had this training and can do this although the examinations are scheduled through organizations such as VES and QTC.l ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
For new innovations, what role has information technology played in improving healthcare industry?
Mhealth is Key: Legacy health it as cerner and epic systems in large hospitals have not been shown to reduce healthcare costs. They in fact were built for expensive fee for service healthcare. Emerging mhealth solutions have the potential to create drastic healthcare improvements as self care, chronic disease management, and permanent change all without even leaving your home. www.personalmedicineplus.com. ...Read more
I am a writer, need medical insight. Scene: youth suffers punctured lung, barbed hook on ship at sea. No modern medicine; none trained. Best response?
What available: Alternatives are to enlarge hole in chest wall to create an open pneumothorax and prevent tension from trapped air, or to create valve type mechanism with some type of tube and flutter valve or water submersion of tube to allow air out of chest cavity but not allow it back in through tube. ...Read more
Freud: Freud was an MD, and started his career as a neurologist, before developing his seminal theories of psychoanalysis. I would say nor only some of Freud's theories, but the psychoanalytic theories that have developed since then to the present time have importance to the medical community, most notable in psychiatry and psychology. ...Read more
What are your thoughts on companies like mdvip, personalchoicemd, concierge care?
What about physician organizations into large groups?
Concierge Care: The companies you mentioned work with doctors with the right demographic patients already to convert the practice from high volume and insurance to low volume and a retainer paid for being a member of the practice. These companies charge a hefty fee. The fees to the patients vary widely and so do the things included. For some, you don't pay anything other than the annual fee. See www.aapp.org ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer