All posts tagged: Regenerative Medicine

stem cell research, Dalal Akoury MD, AWAREmed

Dalal Akoury, MD: Regeneration with Stem Cells

  Stem cell research has made great strides in regenerative medicine as well as rejuvenation practices to regulate the natural healing process in response to injury and degenerative changes. One area which stem cell research is making progress is PRP (Platelet Rich Plasma) which acts as a potent tissue growth stimulant, amplifying the natural process of tissue repair and healing. PRP induces the production of new collagen, bone and cartilage cells at the site of the injection, rebuilding the joint cartilage and strengthening injured ligaments and tendons. Moreover, doctors are increasingly using PRP in sports medicine for the treatment of chronic tendon conditions, but also for acute muscle injuries. Because PRP is produced from your own blood, there is no concern for rejection or disease transmission. During in-office PRP procedure, a patient’s own blood is drawn, spun and enriched to isolate platelets and stem cells. These spun platelets are up to five fold more concentrated than in normal blood. The doctor then identifies the proper location for the injection. When PRP is injected it stimulates the tendon or ligament causing a …

Your Health is Wealth with Dr. Akoury: Donald Yance and the Power of Plants in Medicine

Your Health is Wealth with Dr. Akoury NEW now broadcasting 7 days a week on WFXB FOX TV Special guest: Donald R. Yance Dr. Dalal Akoury and her guest, Donald R. Yance of Mederi Foundation talk about the importance of plants and herbs as adaptogens used to treat many conditions.  Adaptogens are natural agents that help the body respond adequately to stress without overproducing potentially damaging hormones such as cortisol. Adaptogens help balance many body systems that are impacted by stress, such as normal immune response and blood sugar maintenance. Dr. Dalal Akoury Host of Your Health is Wealth with Dr. Akoury, Dalal Akoury, MD is fellowship trained and certified in anti-aging functional, metabolic and regenerative medicine, as well as having more than twenty years of accumulated experience in emergency medicine, pediatrics, and a master’s degree in public health. She has also served fellowships in pediatric hematology/oncology and has preformed research in leukemia and the effects of smoking. American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine (A4M) Member of the Fellowship for Anti-Aging and Functional Medicine (FAAFM) Member of the Institute for Functional …