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Drinking and Smoking while Young Could Age Your Heart

Drinking and Smoking while Young Could Age Your Heart

The teenage years are the threshold when we form our personalities for the future adult life. It is also the time for once-in-a-lifetime experiments, when we take a shot at all-known vices with a just-once mentality. Such endeavors, of course, are always risky, considering that most of our adult vices stem from our teenage years. “Just once” can quickly turn into “forever.”

Antibiotic Use May Now Be Linked to An Increase Risk of Colorectal Cancer - PART II

Antibiotic Use May Now Be Linked to An Increase Risk of Colorectal Cancer – PART II

Antibiotics have become an everyday part of the medical world. They are used to fight bacterial infections and have saved millions of lives worldwide since their discovery. If you’ve ever had a bacterial infection, you’re probably already pretty familiar with antibiotics. However, the prevalent overuse of antibiotics is leading to some serious unintended consequences.

How A Plastic Tube Is Playing A Pivotal Role In The COVID-19 Pandemic

How A Plastic Tube Is Playing A Pivotal Role In The COVID-19 Pandemic

After identifying the breathing tube as the problem, he realized that someone needed to make a better breathing tube. Such a device would need to prevent fluid, bacteria, viruses, and other pathogens from reaching the lungs, but more importantly, it would need someone to devote themselves to creating it.

The Next Telehealth Revolution is Here

The Next Telehealth Revolution is Here

Here at Top Doctor Magazine, we are delighted to welcome you to the future by introducing our newest technology and telehealth medical partner, ready to assist physicians all across the country in helping millions of patients better take care of their health – TopDocRX!

Cardiac Amyloidosis with Dr. Syed Bukhari

Cardiac Amyloidosis with Dr. Syed Bukhari

Although resounding breakthroughs are the ones that make the news or the first page in the papers, smaller but sometimes more applaudable progress is made every day, and we must bring to the spotlight medicine’s unsung heroes.

How Wildfires Negatively Impact Air Quality

How Wildfires Negatively Impact Air Quality

Wildfires have become troublingly customary in the Western U.S. over the past decade. Unfortunately, this devastating trend is only going to worsen itself, as uncontrolled fires will gradually become longer, larger, and more devastating for our communities.

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The Impact of the Medical Metaverse on Patients and Physicians

The medical metaverse is not a small pocket of technology with a handful of applications in the medical space but the future of healthcare provision. Like the internet, the medical metaverse is likely already available in your clinic or home. The only thing you need to do is access it.

The Medical Metaverse: Useful Data and Simulations for Medicine in the Palm of Your Hand

Augmented reality and the metaverse is no longer just for video games and social media. These two technologies are being applied to the medical field to completely revise how patients and providers interact with and experience medicine. This new ‘medical metaverse’ will deliver an immense amount of valuable data into the palm of your hand!

Augmented Reality and Medicine

The future is now, thanks to science! As our technology advances and our digital world continues to develop, the line between the real world and the digital becomes increasingly blurred. One example of this blurring is augmented reality (AR). Through augmented reality, we can put parts of our digital world on top of our physical one. Typically, we think about augmented reality’s implications for entertainment, shopping experiences and social media. But beyond those industries, AR could completely reimagine how we experience and receive medical care.

The Emerging Field of Regenerative Medicine: Part 2, Extracellular Vesicles, Exosomes and Signaling

In part two, I aim to bring transparency to the subject of exosomes, extracellular vesicles, nanoparticles and signaling modalities currently being utilized in regenerative medicine as an alternative to cellular therapy.

Doctor-Patient Relationships and the Practice of Neurology: An Interview with Dr. Andrea Abousamra

Dr. Abousamra is a neurologist at the Michigan Institute for Neurologic Disorders (MIND), where her work focuses on headaches, epilepsy, multiple sclerosis and dementia. MIND is a premier provider of neurological care for diagnosing, treating and managing disorders of the brain, spine and nervous system.

Honoring a Life Interrupted: An Interview with Dr. Parul Makkar

Dr. Makkar has practiced dentistry for over 15 years. She currently runs her practice, PDM Family Dental, in Jericho, New York.

Holistic Healing through Complementary Medicine: An Interview with Dr. John P. Salerno, DO

Dr. John P. Salerno, DO, is an innovator in the practice of complementary medicine. In his practice, the Salerno Center for Complementary Medicine in New York City, he provides his patients with holistic therapies and techniques that, along with their traditional medical treatments, speed their recovery. His medical approach treats the whole person—mind, body and spirit—not just a list of symptoms.

Worth 1,000 Words: The Art of Aesthetic Medicine with Dr. Barry DiBernardo, MD

“Everyone wanted to be retouched. Adults didn’t want to look the way they looked. I became interested in how people wanted to be changed,” Dr. DiBernardo explained. In about 1,000 words, we’re going to create for you a picture of Dr. DiBernardo and how he unites science and art through his medical aesthetics practice.

Spring Is in the Air! So Is Pollen: An Interview with Dr. Priya Bansal, MD

Dr. Priya Bansal, MD, who not only treats your allergies but also puts in the time and effort to establish a relationship with and educate you and your family. She encourages the patient’s active participation in their treatment choices.

Balancing Obstetric Anesthesiology and Family Life: An Interview with Dr. David Wallace, D.O.

It may seem impossible for doctors to achieve that balance when their careers demand so much of their time and mental and emotional strength. But Dr. Wallace’s fascinating story about the world of obstetric anesthesiology will guide doctors towards that much-coveted balance.

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The Human Side of Plastic Surgery: Addressing the Vanity Stigma with Dr. Karan Dhir

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In this article, award-winning board-certified facial plastic surgeon Dr. Karan Dhir will share his perspective on the human side of plastic surgery. Dr. Dhir is a facial plastic and reconstructive surgeon specializing in facial, nasal and neck surgery. He notes that plastic surgery should not be viewed as a vanity procedure but rather to address physical needs and health issues.