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All You Need to Know About Regenerative Medicine

Regenerative medicine is a growing field focused on replacing or rebooting tissues or organs damaged because of disease, injury, age, or other issues. What Is Regenerative Medicine? Regenerative medicine focuses on repairing or replacing tissues that have been damaged by disease, trauma, or congenital issues instead of just treating the symptoms. These tools include tissue engineering, cellular therapies, medical devices, and artificial organs. Regenerative medicine is a field that uses combinations of different approaches to help heal damaged organs. This new area of study brings together experts from different fields to find solutions to some of the most challenging medical

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7 Common Signs of Kidney Disease You Should Look Out For

It’s a well-known fact that the human body is a fragile object. The tiniest problems can cause various issues throughout our body, including internal organs. The internal organs are particularly vital because they supplement many bodily functions. However, some are more prone to problems than others, such as the kidneys. Our kidneys filter blood, remove toxins, and help balance our body’s pH levels. When kidney disease occurs, they won’t be able to carry out their purpose because their structure is altered, causing them not to work correctly. Beyond that, kidney disease can also lead to worse conditions such as seizures

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A List of Discomforts: The Different Types of Chronic Pain

Regardless of your age, gender, or status in life, there will come a time when you may experience chronic pain. No matter how careful you are, all your daily actions may gather or develop stress that would build up into a physical condition. Though often not severe, that would be more than enough to trigger discomfort. This is now a condition that we would call chronic pain. The thing is, it comes in variants, much so that no single person may experience chronic pain that is the same as their peers or loved ones. If you are curious to know

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What Are Thyroglossal Duct Cysts?

Thyroglossal duct cysts or TDCs are a rare type of cyst found in the throat. TDCs are congenital, meaning they are present at birth. They are also typically benign. Thyroglossal duct cysts are often found and treated in patients ten years of age or younger. Though rare, TDCs may also be discovered during adulthood. TDCs can be treated through surgery. The good news is that once removed, the cysts won’t come back.  If you fear that you or your child has TDC, this post is for you as your trusted NJ doctors share more information about Thyroglossal Duct Cysts: What

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Which Type of Primary Care Physician Is the Best for Me?

A primary care physician (PCP), also known as a primary care doctor, is a health professional specializing in general medicine. It is where patients can go if there is a need for routine, expected, and unexpected checkups. Patients can also go to them for non-emergency medical care like fever, cough, and colds. There are different primary care doctors—family doctors, pediatricians, internists, obstetrician-gynecologists, and nurse practitioners. But which one’s for you? Here are some ideas. 1. Family Doctors Often considered first-line of care providers, family doctors are suitable for most people. They typically find similarities in other primary care doctors. Family

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Watch Out for These 5 Warning Signs of Pneumonia

Bacteria, fungi, or viruses such as influenza, respiratory syncytial virus (RSV), or COVID-19 cause pneumonia. Individuals who smoke, have a weaker immune system, or have chronic conditions such as lung or heart problems are more vulnerable. Throughout the COVID-19 outbreak, pneumonia was a major problem. COVID-19 pneumonia causes more lung damage and lasts longer than typical pneumonia, increasing fatality rates. The researchers from Northwestern University described how coronavirus-induced pneumonia spread quickly throughout the lungs. Fortunately, vaccination against influenza and COVID-19 protects against viral pneumonia. The pneumococcal immunization protects against bacterial pneumonia, which is frequent in the elderly and can be

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