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New Chiropractic Technique Eliminates Muscle and Joint Pain

Western New York Muscle and Joint Performance Chiropractic just announced its unique approach to chiropractic treatment called Active Release Technique. Many chiropractors do not use this method so many people are unaware of its benefits.  Long hours of sitting or repetitive motions with a keyboard and mouse can lead to scar tissue build up within your muscles. This scar tissue alters normal ... »

Floortime – An Emerging Intervention for Children With Autism

By Annette Pinder Growing up in Brooklyn, there was a child on our street who was different. She didn’t talk, and seemed to be off in her own world, as our moms whispered, “She’s autistic.” I found a book at the local library on the topic and secretly yearned to reach this child, but unfortunately never had the opportunity. So years later, it seemed fitting when my daughter, now 25, made the decis... »

Why Choose Mini Dental Implants

      by Benjamin D. Oppenheimer, DDS When David came in to see me he had just been laid off from work, and the prospect of going on interviews with two missing teeth was overwhelming. When he asked about mini-implants he was shocked to learn they cost 50% less than regular implants and wanted to know why. Approximately 50,000,000 people in the U.S. are “edentulous” (lacking teeth... »

Roswell Park Cancer Institute Announces Vaccine for Cancer

Dendritic cell vaccine, manufactured in unique RPCI facility, trains body’s defenses to remember, destroy cancer cells STORY HIGHLIGHTS:  New dendritic cell vaccine designed to kill cancer cells, prevent relapse Vaccine will be made at RPCI using a unique FDA-approved process First study to test a dendritic vaccine given in combination with rapamycin MEDIA CONTACT:  Annie Deck-Miller, Se... »

Roswell to Lead Gene-Sequencing Effort

Effort will examine genetic factors in common diseases and advance field of personalized medicine   BUFFALO, NY — The Roswell Park Cancer Institute Genome Project was approved December 8, 2011 as part of Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s Regional Economic Development Council initiative. RPCI will lead this project, which will compile and analyze the detailed genetic data (the “genomes”) of Western New York citi... »

People Still Love Print vs. Digital!

According to a recent survey, by GfK MRI, adults who read magazines on digital platforms (including desktop/laptop computers, tablets, e-readers and smartphones) make up 11 percent of gross magazine audience impressions. Interviews with 26,000 American adults on their media habits revealed that out of 1.6 billion magazine impressions, digital-only consumers contribute 166 million. It tur... »

Potential Risk Factors for Painful Jaw Disorders are Identified In the First Large-Scale Clinical Study of Pain

— UB study finds that people who develop jaw pain disorders exhibit specific characteristics, including more trauma to the jaw, more limitations and noises in the jaw, more headaches medical status. — The findings are being published by UB School of Dental Medicine researchers who are international authorities on aspects of jaw pain disorders and who have developed through internationa... »

Local consumer engagement in health care linked to understanding of health care reform efforts

Studies show more engagement in personal health care on the part of Western New Yorkers and underline need for collective responsibility to drive health care reform BUFFALO, N.Y. (October 10, 2011) –  Western New York consumers appear well-prepared to continue their role in the national health care reform effort by taking charge of their personal health, based on two recent studies. The... »

New Cancer Treatment Comes to Buffalo

by Annette Pinder When I walked through the doors of CCS Oncology for a press conference announcing a new $5 million tumor targeting system – one of only ten in the United States, I had no idea what to expect. When I left I felt like I understood why people today may live longer. As I received the grand tour to learn about the new and most advanced tumor targeting system available today, I had the... »

Univera Healthcare Report on the Cost of Medical Malpractice Coverage in New York State

Medical malpractice premiums for physicians in different regions of the state can vary as much as five times the amount paid between regions and the difference can exceed $100,000 for some specialties, according to ananalysis issued today by Univera Healthcare. “Medical malpractice rates for upstate New York physicians are considerably less than those in downstate regions and are similar to the am... »

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