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ADD

While there is currently no cure for ADD, treatment can usually help to manage symptoms. Treatment is geared toward helping those with ADD control their weak attention spans or high energy levels. This generally requires a combination of the following treatments: behavior modification and other psychological or psychiatric treatment, educational assistance, and medication. ADD is […] Read More

Amniotic and Placental Graft Tissue for Surgery and Wound Care

When you have surgery, or when you have a skin wound, your doctor may choose to use an amniotic tissue graft product to help you heal. This graft may be in the form of a thin sheet of tissue. It may also be an injectable liquid that contains special cells and substances that aid in […] Read More

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Atopic dermatitis, also known as eczema, is one of the most common inflammatory diseases of the skin. It occurs in both children and adults. In fact, 4 out of 5 patients first experience symptoms by 5 years of age. Atopic dermatitis is a chronic condition with red, inflamed, intensely itchy patches of skin that can become […] Read More

Anderson Regional Health System

Home. A word that means so much to our community. The people, the places, and the experiences that connect us all. Dr. Jeff Anderson believed in that connection when he founded his infirmary in 1928 with a heartfelt mission… to improve life for the people he served. Today, Anderson Regional Health System continues that mission […] Read More

As we zoom into a Dupuytren

As we zoom into a Dupuytren’s cord, we see that each collagen fiber is made up of multiple collagen fibrils,8 and microfibrils, and each microfibril is made of several triple-helix collagen monomers.8,9 The native triple-helical conformation and increased covalent cross-linking contribute to the considerable tensile strength of a Dupuytren’s cord.2,10,11 Increased synthesis of types I […] Read More

Asthma

Pharmacologic therapy is used to prevent and control asthma symptoms, reduce the frequency and severity of asthma exacerbations, and reverse airflow obstruction. Asthma medications are categorized into two general classifications: quick-relief and long-term medications. Quick-relief medications are taken to provide prompt reversal of acute airflow obstruction and relief of accompanying bronchoconstriction. Long-term control medications are […] Read More

BIO-GEN FIBRIN SEALANT

Through the design and development of a flexible, simple-to-use sales tool platform for use on tablet devices, this interactive application was created to help sales reps quickly and easily relay to surgeons the application of Bio-Gen fibrin sealant in the treatment of a variety of hernia types and with a range of procedure techniques. With […] Read More

CARDIOVASCULAR HEALTH

Many common health problems can put your cardiovascular system at risk. High blood pressure puts stress on the heart and other major organs. High cholesterol can clog important blood vessels. Uncontrollable diabetes affects how well your heart works and–like all of these conditions—-can lead to heart attack, stroke, and severe kidney disease. That’s why it’s […] Read More

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The main goal of the Precision Medicine Initiative for brain cancer is to use precision science – and the genomic information from each patient’s brain tumor – to develop new personalized cancer treatments. Glioblastoma Multiforme or GBM is the most common type of primary brain cancer and has a very poor prognosis. While no two tumors […] Read More

Cinacalcet

Currently, more than 300,000 patients with end-stage renal disease require dialysis. Secondary hyperparathyroidism is a serious complication of     end-stage renal disease and can lead to renal osteodystrophy and other organ failure. Vitamin D sterols and phosphate binders are used to treat hyperparathyroidism, but they can cause hypercalcemia, which contributes to vascular and soft-tissue calcification. Cinacalcet […] Read More