Tag Archives: treatment

New Research Study: Pregnenolone Neurosteroid for the Treatment of Menopausal Depression

Over the last few years we have heard a great deal about neurosteroids, also known as neuroactive steroids.  This class of compounds are steroid hormones produced in the brain and endocrine tissues which can modulate neurotransmission.  Animal studies have demonstrated that neurosteroids have a broad range of activities, including antidepressant, anxiolytic, sedative, analgesic, anticonvulsant, neuroprotective,… Read More »

3 Studies Point the Way to Better Treatment for Traumatic Brain Injury

The National Institutes of Health supports studies that look for better ways to treat traumatic brain injury (TBI) patients. Here are some recent findings: Mental health issues may appear after a head injury. About one in five people may experience mental health issues up to six months after a mild head injury or concussion. Researchers found… Read More »

Human Sperm Stem Cells Grown in Lab, an Early Step Toward Infertility Treatment

Infertility affects one in seven men of reproductive age worldwide. One idea for treating male sterility is spermatogonial stem cell (SSC) therapy. In this approach, sperm stem cells in the testis are transferred to a test tube, cultured and nudged into becoming fully fledged sperm. However, a key bottleneck has been identifying just the right… Read More »

A Personal Approach to Stroke Treatment

Gregory Symko, D.C., is a chiropractor who specializes in helping people with brain issues related to stroke. He helps them improve their hand-eye coordination and balance issues, working with their arms, legs, or hands. Dr. Symko also brings a unique perspective to his work: He is a stroke survivor. Firsthand experience When he was 40… Read More »