The Best Kept Secret in Health Care

November 2010 “Collecting your family health history is, indeed, the best kept secret in health care,” according to Dr. Charis Eng, a cancer geneticist at the Cleveland Clinic’s Genomic Medicine more »


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SED Rate

November 2010 By Mayo Clinic staff Definition Sed rate, or erythrocyte sedimentation rate (ESR), is a blood test that can reveal inflammatory activity in your body. A sed rate test more »


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Vasculitis: Possible Mechanisms and Role of Autoimmunity

August 2010 By Nabih I. Abdou, MD, PhD Clinical Professor of Medicine Vasculitis Foundation Medical Consultant Presented at the All Star Vasculitis Symposium Long Beach,California Why do we need to more »


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What is Peripheral Neuropathy?

July 2010 Peripheral neuropathy describes damage to the peripheral nervous system, which transmits information from the brain and spinal cord to every other part of the body. More than 100 more »


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Exercise Takes the Edge off Chronic Pain

May 2010 When you’re in pain, exercise is probably the last thing on your mind. But it may be more important than you think. Regular exercise is a versatile weapon more »


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