The Sudden Death Of Michael Jackson: The Coroner's Report and Other Medical Facts About The Causes Of

The Sudden Death Of Michael Jackson: The Coroner’s Report and Other Medical Facts About The Causes Of

Michael Jackson died with six different drugs in his body, and the coroner stated that Propofol intoxication and the benzodiazepine effect produced by Lorazepam were the causes of death. What are the effects of these drugs, and why was Michael Jackson using them the day he died? Why did Michael Jackson start abusing prescription drugs […]

Harvard Medical School Special Health Report: Understanding Depression

Harvard Medical School Special Health Report: Understanding Depression

Sadness touches all of our lives at different times, but depression can have enormous depth and staying power. It is more than a passing bout of sadness or dejection, or feeling down in the dumps. It can leave you feeling continuously burdened and can sap the joy out of once-pleasurable activities. Thankfully, effective treatment is […]

Fall and Balance Outcomes After an Intervention to Promote Leg Strength, Balance, And Walking in People with Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy: "Feet First" Randomized Controlled Trial (Research Report) (Report)

Fall and Balance Outcomes After an Intervention to Promote Leg Strength, Balance, And Walking in People with Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy: “Feet First” Randomized Controlled Trial (Research Report) (Report)

In patients with diabetes, regular participation in physical activity can improve glycemic control and reduce cardiovascular mortality. (1,2) Exercise that improves lower-extremity balance and strength (force-generating capacity) has been shown to be effective in reducing falls in older adults. (3-7) However, people who are sedentary and people with insensate feet (8) have an increased risk […]

Language Production by Patients with Parkinson Disease Before and After Unilateral Posteroventral Pallidotomy (Report)

Language Production by Patients with Parkinson Disease Before and After Unilateral Posteroventral Pallidotomy (Report)

Measures of language production (e.g., informativeness, cohesion) could further our understanding of the cognitive-linguistic abilities of patients with Parkinson’s disease (PD) and guide treatment focused on improving the overall communication ability. The current study measured correct information units (CIUs), total words, cohesion markers, content units (CUs), interpretive (CUis), and lexical efficiency in narrative (i.e., Cookie […]

Perceptual and Articulatory Changes in Speech Production Following PROMPT Treatment (Prompts for Restructuring Oral Muscular Phonetic Targets) (Report)

Perceptual and Articulatory Changes in Speech Production Following PROMPT Treatment (Prompts for Restructuring Oral Muscular Phonetic Targets) (Report)

PROMPT (Prompts for Restructuring Oral Muscular Phonetic Targets) is a treatment approach that is widely used to improve sound production in children with speech impairments. This approach uses tactile cues to support and shape movements of the oral articulators in order to improve the production of individual sounds, syllables, words, and eventually connected speech. The […]

Effect of Indian Ayurvedic Medicine Ashwagandha on Measurement of Serum Digoxin and 11 Commonly Monitored Drugs Using Immunoassays: Study of Protein Binding and Interaction with Digibind (Report)

Effect of Indian Ayurvedic Medicine Ashwagandha on Measurement of Serum Digoxin and 11 Commonly Monitored Drugs Using Immunoassays: Study of Protein Binding and Interaction with Digibind (Report)

Ashwagandha (Withania somnifera), also known as winter cherry, belongs to the pepper family and is found in India and Africa, as well as in North America. Ashwagandha roots have been used in Indian Ayurvedic medicine for more than 3000 years as an aphrodisiac, liver tonic, anti-inflammatory agent, and astringent. Traditional use of Ashwagandha among tribal […]