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2283 Articles Matching "therapy"

Tips For Seeking Occupational Therapy Treatments That Best Help You

Sep 13, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
In its continuing mission to empower patients and clients of occupational therapy, the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA) shares its recommendations for occupational therapy services. The list, “Five Things Patients and Providers Should Question,” was developed through the Association’......
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Unintended Consequences Of White Noise Therapy For Tinnitus Otolaryngology's Cobra Effect

Sep 13, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
IMPORTANCE Critical to the success of many medical therapeutics is a consideration of the brain’s miraculous ability to dynamically rewire itself anatomically and neurochemically on the basis of incoming information. We argue that white noise exposure, a commonly recommended therapy for patients wit......
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Akili, University of California's new licensing agreement marries physical activity with digital cognitive dysfunction therapy

Sep 13, 2018 dave.muoio@himssmedia.com (Dave Muoio), Mobile Health News
The new digital therapeutic is being developed at a UCSF, and will join Akili Interactive Labs' pipeline of other video game-based...
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Merck KGaA, Pfizer's immuno-drug shown to alleviate kidney cancer

Sep 12, 2018 , Reuters
Merck KGaA said that its immunotherapy Bavencio, jointly developed with Pfizer, delayed the progression of kidney cancer when used in combination with Pfizer's Inlyta drug in a late-stage study....
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Merck's Keytruda clocks up new win as EU approves chemo cocktail

Sep 11, 2018 , Reuters
Merck & Co's key cancer drug Keytruda has been approved for use in Europe in combination with chemotherapy in previously untreated lung cancer patients, marking a further advance for the product after uncertainty about its EU prospects a year ago....
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Pilot of Kiio’s digital back pain therapy reports improved outcomes among those who used it

Sep 11, 2018 dave.muoio@himssmedia.com (Dave Muoio), Mobile Health News
Plan members who took to the platform reduced their medical expences and filled fewer prescriptions, while outcomes remained similar or become worse for those who did not...
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Sarepta Therapeutics CEO has a 'big ambition' for muscular dystrophy gene therapy

Sep 08, 2018 , CNBC Health
Sarepta Therapeutics CEO Doug Ingram wants the company to start giving its Duchenne muscular dystrophy gene therapy to children in the approval trial by the end of this year and to the community two years after...
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FDA extends review of Roche's Tecentriq by three months

Sep 07, 2018 , Reuters
Roche said on Thursday the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) had extended by three months the review period for Tecentriq in combination therapy as a first-line treatment for a form of lung cancer....
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Online-PhD-Degrees.com Announces Their Choices of the Best Online Schools for Doctoral Degrees in Occupational Therapy

Sep 07, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Online-PhD- has recently released their list of the Best Online Schools for Doctoral Degrees in Occupational Therapy—a detailed index of the finest online schools with degrees in this discipline. You may view the list, which includes a description of the benefits of each school and docto......
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England's Health Service Does Deal With Novartis To Provide Kymriah For Relapsed Childhood Leukemia

Sep 06, 2018 , Forbes
The National Health Service in England will offer CAR T-cell therapy to children with leukemia after striking a discount deal with...
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Israeli radiation therapy firm Alpha Tau raises $29 million

Sep 06, 2018 , Reuters
Alpha Tau Medical, an Israeli developer of alpha radiation cancer therapy, said on Wednesday it raised $29 million in a private financing round led by private equity firm Shavit Capital....
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UK deal makes Novartis cancer cell therapy available to kids

Sep 06, 2018 , Reuters
Health authorities in England have agreed with Swiss drugmaker Novartis to fast-track access to its expensive CAR-T cell therapy Kymriah and make it available to children and young people with aggressive leukemia when other drugs have failed....
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Deloitte, Vineti partner for cloud-based precision medicine platform to speed innovation

Sep 06, 2018 , Mobile Health News
Deloitte's ConvergeHEALTH will integrate tech with Vineti, the gene therapy initiative co-developed by GE and the Mayo...
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Immunotherapy Offers Hope For Some Men With Aggressive Prostate Cancer

Sep 05, 2018 , Forbes
New research has found that men with advanced prostate cancer with particular DNA defects in their tumors are likely to benefit from treatment with...
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New Therapy Spurs Nerve Fibers To Regrow Thru Scar Tissue, Transmit Signals After Spinal Cord Injury In Rats

Sep 05, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Neuroscientists at UCLA, Harvard University and the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology have identified a three-pronged treatment that triggers axons – the tiny fibers that link our nerve cells and enable them to communicate – to regrow after complete spinal cord injury in rodents. Not only did th......
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Gene therapy breakthrough wins world's largest vision award

Sep 05, 2018 , Reuters
Seven scientists in the United States and Britain who have come up with a revolutionary gene therapy cure for a rare genetic form of childhood blindness won a 1 million euro ($1.15 million)prize on Tuesday, Portugal's Champalimaud Foundation said....
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Using Gene Therapy To Build An Immune System Un Newborns Without One

Sep 05, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Out of every 60,000 births, a baby arrives to face the world without a fully functioning immune system leaving them unequipped to fight even the most common infections. Children with this rare life-threatening genetic condition, known as severe combined immunodeficiency (SCID), have the best chance ......
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Insurers Fret Over How To Pay For Gene Therapy As The Science Advances

Sep 01, 2018 , Forbes
Most health care payers are worried about gene therapy treatments that will cost hundreds of thousands of dollars, which is why most are looking into alternative payment plans to cover the new...
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UK rejects Gilead's CAR-T cancer cell therapy as too expensive

Aug 29, 2018 , Reuters
A cutting-edge CAR-T cell therapy for otherwise untreatable forms of blood cancer is too expensive to justify its use on Britain's state-funded health service, the country's healthcare cost agency NICE said on Tuesday....
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Suicidal Students Devastated By Universities’ Responses To Crises: ‘I Reached Out For Help And Now I’m Suddenly Getting Blamed For It’

Aug 29, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
A series of legal challenges against universities' policies on students' mental health highlights the way the organizations struggle to respond to the young people in need. In other mental health news, conversion therapy is getting attention because of big-screen movies as states work to limit and ban the practice....
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