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OCTOBER 2018
Tai Chi Better Than Other Exercise for Falls Prevention for Elderly
Tai Chi Better Than Other Exercise
Balance training based on the Chinese martial arts discipline tai ji quan -- better known as tai chi -- reduced falling risks among the elderly more than conventional forms of exercise, a randomized clinical trial found.
 
Marijuana Use by Baby Boomers Growing
Marijuana Use by Baby Boomers Growing
Marijuana use by middle-aged and older adults in the U.S. has grown significantly over the past decade, in part because more baby boomers are seeking relief from neuropathy and other painful conditions associated with aging.
 
NY Patient Conference this Past Weekend
 
This past weekend we hosted a successful Patient Conference in New York City! We had a fantastic lineup of experts with great discussions!  
 
We will be sharing highlights of the conference in our newsletters and communications over the coming weeks, as well as making a full recording of the conference available to our Premium Members. Please stay tuned.  
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Research Study
Carpal Tunnel Clinical Trial
A non-invasive device has been developed to alleviate symptoms of carpal tunnel syndrome and is being investigated in an NIH-funded clinical trial . If you or someone you know has been diagnosed with carpal tunnel syndrome and have the diagnosis confirmed via a nerve conduction study, then you/they may be eligible to join this study. Find out more. 
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