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2584 Articles Matching "therapy"

Should You Get Pills or Surgery for A-Fib?

Mar 16, 2019 , WebMD
Study subjects who got ablation -- where a catheter is used to tweak the heart muscle cells responsible for the arrhythmia -- also seemed to have less shortness of breath, less fatigue and all-around better quality of life five years later, with those who got drug therapy...
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Lipogems Provides An FDA Cleared Option For Patients Between Conservative Therapy And Major, Invasive Surgery

Mar 16, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
The Lipogems system is leading the way in orthopaedic medicine by assisting patients who fall in the "treatment gap" between conservative therapies and major, surgical intervention. The system provides patients a natural, FDA cleared option to high-cost, unproven treatments like stem cell therapies ......
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Call For CRISPR Moratorium Echoes Early Days Of Gene Therapy

Mar 15, 2019 , Forbes
Notable group of international scientists have issued a call to adopt a moratorium on CRISPR heritable genome editing in the wake of the Chinese edited baby debacle. The move echoes the history of gene therapy which also had self-imposed bans and strict...
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Molecular 'Clues' May Predict Breast Cancer Return

Mar 15, 2019 , WebMD
If doctors could better predict which patients had a high recurrence risk, those women might want to continue hormone therapy past the standard five...
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Using 3D Models To Reduce Side Effects Of Radiotherapy

Mar 14, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
The debilitating side effects of radiotherapy could soon be a thing of the past thanks to a breakthrough by University of South Australia (UniSA) and Harvard University researchers. UniSA biomedical engineer Professor Benjamin Thierry is leading an international study using organ-on-a-chip technol......
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Physera's telehealth MSK therapy platform raises $8M

Mar 14, 2019 dave.muoio@himssmedia.com (Dave Muoio), Mobile Health News
The Series A round was lead by BlueCross BlueShield Venture Partners, and brings the company's total funding to more than $10...
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Lilly's combo therapy succeeds in late-stage lung cancer study

Mar 13, 2019 , Reuters
Eli Lilly and Co's combination cancer treatment met the main goal of a late-stage clinical trial testing it on patients with a form of lung cancer, the drugmaker announced on Tuesday....
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Skin Patch For Children With Peanut Allergy Shows Benefit In Phase 3 Trial

Mar 13, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
After one year of wearing a peanut patch as immunotherapy for their peanut allergy, 35% of participating children (aged 4 to 11 years) were able to tolerate a significantly higher dose of peanuts before experiencing an allergic reaction, according to results from an international Phase 3 randomized ......
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Tattoo therapy: How ink helps sexual assault survivors heal

Mar 13, 2019 , CNN Health
For Olivia Adamson, her body art "is a visual reminder I am still alive. And still OK." What she particularly likes is the ability to touch it: the words "unbreakable" on the right side of her left foot and "survivor" in her aunt's handwriting on the inside of her left wrist. "If I am having a hard time, as soon as I touch my wrist and I run my finger over my word 'survivor,' it helps."...
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Smile Train Partners With UC Santa Cruz Researchers On Speech Therapy Game

Mar 13, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Researchers at UC Santa Cruz have developed a speech therapy game for children with cleft lip or cleft palate and are now partnering with the international charity Smile Train to make the game, called SpokeIt, a resource for affected children worldwide. Globally, one in every 700 babies is born wit......
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FDA Approves 1st Immunotherapy Drug for Breast Cancer

Mar 12, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: FDA Approves 1st Immunotherapy Drug for Breast CancerCategory: Health NewsCreated: 3/11/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 3/11/2019 12:00:00...
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FDA Approves 1st Immunotherapy Breast Cancer Drug

Mar 12, 2019 , WebMD
The combination of immunotherapy (Tecentriq) and chemotherapy (Abraxane) received accelerated approval for triple-negative breast cancer that is locally advanced or has spread, cannot be surgically removed, and has cells that have a protein called PD-L1, CNN...
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Roche Scores FDA Approval For First Immunotherapy Drug To Treat Breast Cancer

Mar 12, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Despite the fact that costly immunotherapy drugs help only a small minority of patients, breast cancer doctors are calling the approval "tremendously exciting." In other pharmaceutical news: biologics and drugs for preventing premature...
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Hormone Therapy Linked to Slight Rise in Alzheimer's Risk

Mar 10, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Hormone Therapy Linked to Slight Rise in Alzheimer's RiskCategory: Health NewsCreated: 3/7/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 3/8/2019 12:00:00...
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Long-term HRT Tied to Greater Risk for Alzheimer Disease

Mar 10, 2019 , RxList
Postmenopausal women who received hormone replacement therapy (HRT) had a "small absolute increased risk" of developing Alzheimer disease in a nationwide case-control study from...
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FDA approves first immunotherapy regimen for breast cancer

Mar 09, 2019 , CNN Health
The US Food and Drug Administration has granted its first approval to an immunotherapy regimen for breast cancer, the agency announced Friday....
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Roche's Tecentriq notches win in breast cancer with U.S. approval

Mar 09, 2019 , Reuters
Roche won U.S. approval on Friday of its immunotherapy Tecentriq to treat a significant number of patients with triple-negative breast cancer, a development hailed by doctors as a promising advance in fighting the aggressive disease....
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Tackling Rashes, Ringworm And Warts With A New Post-Game Routine For Student Athletes

Mar 09, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
It's not uncommon for young athletes to develop skin disorders and viruses including staph infections, ringworm, and impetigo. As March is National Athletic Training Month (NATM), Athletico Physical Therapy is using the observance as an opportunity to educate parents, coaches and athletes about the ......
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Roche gets European approval for Tecentriq combo vs. lung cancer

Mar 09, 2019 , Reuters
Roche has received European Commission approval for its Tecentriq drug in combination with Avastin and chemotherapy as an initial treatment for people with a specific type of lung cancer, the Swiss pharma company said on Friday....
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Akili hands off east Asia sales, clinical development, marketing of digital therapeutic to Japanese pharma

Mar 08, 2019 dave.muoio@himssmedia.com (Dave Muoio), Mobile Health News
Of note, the deal specifies that Akili will still control the rollout and support of its video game-like therapy through a yet-to-be-seen digital distribution...
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