Wonsun Chung, CEO of OBELab, explains how their product, NIRSIT-PF1, is changing the future of brain imaging. This wearable brain imaging device is fully wireless & portable and allows real-time measurement of cognitive changes in the prefrontal cortex. To watch more videos from Dr. Kaplan's CES & Wearable Data series, click here.
In February, 2015, Wal-Mart, GNC & Target were all served cease & desist orders by the New York State Attorney's Office to stop selling their store brand supplements after an investigation found that, not only did they contain several ingredients not identified on their labels as an ingredient, in many cases the herbal supplement itself [...]
One doctor's take on the Institute of Medicine's new consensus report. By Gary Kaplan, D.O. As first seen on U.S. News & World Report. The Institute of Medicine released their consensus report on myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome, “Beyond Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome: Redefining an Illness,” on Feb. 10. This report was prepared by the Committee [...]
The Kaplan Center is holding a food drive for the month of March to benefit Food for Others, a local non-profit food bank and food rescue operation serving Fairfax and Arlington Counties. It is essential that people be well nourished all year long to ensure good health. We at the Kaplan Center promote healthy lifestyles, [...]
Give your Valentine the heart-healthy gift of dark chocolate this weekend, and make sure to treat yourself to some too! Dark chocolate has been identified as a "super-food" for good reason - and the key is in the cocoa. Look for chocolate that contains at least 70%, as that's where the cardiovascular benefits are found. [...]
It is estimated that over 1 million people in the United States are living with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (Myalgic Encephalomyelitis Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, ME/CFS). CFS is a debilitating disease characterized by extreme fatigue and a host of other symptoms such as sleep disorders, muscle pain, headaches, swollen lymph nodes and sore throat, to [...]