Category Archives: Medicine

5 of the Most Frequently Asked Questions About Reiki

5 of the Most Frequently Asked Questions About Reiki

Cedars-Sinai Medical Center has long been renowned for its leading-edge clinical research and high-quality treatments and therapies. But did you know that this pioneering medical institution also offers some forms of alternative and holistic healing? Under the auspices of its Spiritual Care Department, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center has been offering reiki sessions and self-reiki classes to… Read More…

Spotlight on the amfAR Institute for HIV Cure Research

Spotlight on the amfAR Institute for HIV Cure Research

Since 2015, the amfAR Institute for HIV Cure Research has served as the groundbreaking centerpiece of the $100 million investment strategy that amfAR created with the ambitious aim of developing the scientific basis of a cure for HIV by the end of 2020. Located in San Francisco, once considered “ground zero” of the AIDS crisis,… Read More…

Living with MS – Simple Tips on How to Adapt Your Home

Living with MS – Simple Tips on How to Adapt Your Home

Learning to adapt to lifestyle changes, whether minor or major, is all part of the journey of living with multiple sclerosis. And for many people, the process of adapting begins, quite literally, at home: that is, with figuring out how to make your home environment work for your life with MS. Unless you live in… Read More…

A Look at the 4 Different Types of MS

A Look at the 4 Different Types of MS

One of the most important things for people newly diagnosed with multiple sclerosis to understand is that the condition encompasses a number of different types. These are known as “disease courses,” and a patient’s experience of MS and available treatment options can vary considerably depending on which particular type of MS he or she has.… Read More…

Do You Know the Warning Signs of Alzheimer’s?

Do You Know the Warning Signs of Alzheimer’s?

Caring for a loved one with Alzheimer’s disease can be a major challenge for family members and friends. This is why the Wasserman Campus of the Motion Picture and Television Fund created Harry’s Haven, a special residential unit dedicated to providing quality care for members of the entertainment community who are living with dementia. Featuring… Read More…

7 of the Best Ways to Improve Your Dog’s Mental Health

7 of the Best Ways to Improve Your Dog’s Mental Health

If you’re like most rescue dog owners, you probably do all you can to make sure your dog is physically healthy. Most pet owners make sure their furry friends get to the veterinarian regularly and take all their medications on schedule. However, there are other ways they can take good care of their pet’s well-being.… Read More…

How Is amfAR Supporting Innovative HIV Research?

How Is amfAR Supporting Innovative HIV Research?

According to amfAR, the world’s leading organization dedicated to ending the global AIDS epidemic, the field of HIV/AIDS research has good reason to be optimistic. Several important breakthroughs over the last decade have brought the scientific community not only a greater understanding of the particular challenges to be faced on the road to finding a… Read More…

A Look at Some of the Most Important Themes in Prematurity Research

The March of Dimes Prematurity Research Center network represents the most concerted effort in the world to investigate and identify the underlying causes of preterm birth. The six leading research institutions in North America and Europe—the establishment of the network’s first European center at Imperial College London was announced earlier this year—use a transdisciplinary approach… Read More…

How to Take Care of Yourself When Your Baby Is in the NICU

How to Take Care of Yourself When Your Baby Is in the NICU

Ensuring that women have accurate, accessible information about pregnancy and birth is one of the best ways to support healthy pregnancies and to help all babies get the best possible start in life. That’s why March of Dimes, the global organization committed to ending premature birth, created the blog News Moms Need. Updated several times… Read More…

How to Make Homes Safer for Seniors

How to Make Homes Safer for Seniors

While the Motion Picture and Television Fund is proud to offer supportive, high-quality residential accommodation on its Wasserman Campus for members of the entertainment community in their retirement years, the organization also recognizes that many adults who are older prefer to remain in their own homes as they age. That’s why MPTF operates the Home… Read More…