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  • Coffee Healthier Than You May Think

Coffee: Healthier Than You May Think

With New Yorkers are known for drinking more coffee than other Americans, our Upper East Side office is no stranger to a cup of coffee.  Whether or not this beverage is bad for you have been disputed for years and the answer has been unknown until now. We are here to set the record straight on our favorite caffeinated beverage.

  • Beet Juice The Best Pre-Workout Drink

Beet Juice: The Best Pre-Workout Drink?

Many know beets for being a loved or hated vegetable, and the health benefits that they harbor are no secret.  While this root offers various benefits whether it's consumed fresh or juiced, a new study has shown the benefits beetroot juice can have on your brain when consumed prior to exercise.

MRIs and Stem-Cell Tracking: Making Leaps and Bounds

“Intravenous iron can be used to safely and efficiently label stem cell transplants for tracking with MR Imaging in arthritic joints and other target tissues.” What does this mean?

The stem cells being used here are called bone marrow-derived mesenchymal stem cells, or MSCs. They are highly effective in tissue regeneration and cell-based therapy, meaning they can repair damage on joints through the connective tissue, bone, and cartilage.

So what’s the problem?

Stem cells often die or disappear after being transplanted to the recipient.

However, this new iron is a way to highlight and track these cells to make sure everything’s going well in […]

2018-08-01T17:09:36+00:00January 10th, 2014|Tags: , , , , , , , , |0 Comments