CTE is a brain disease that is often found in those individuals with repetitive brain trauma. CTE is Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy. A protein, called Tau, forms in the brain following these episodes of injury. The protein causes “clumps” to form. When these clumps begin to spread throughout the Brain, it cause death to the brain cells.
Vitamin D is a fat soluble Vitamin that helps with intestinal absorption of several other compounds including: Iron, Calcium, Magnesium, Zinc and more. There is a push to better understand both the risks of low Vitamin D as well as the vast effect of this Vitamin on health.
You may have seen it. The hyped up “Hollywood” image of a patient on a medical table with electrodes strapped to either side of his head. The doctor pulls the lever to release a major explosion of electricity that shocks the body and causes the patient lying on the table to scream and writhe in pain.
Pfizer Inc. has issued a voluntary recall for the antidepressant Effexor. Also known as venlafaxine HCL, this medication is used to treat Depression.