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2487 Articles Matching "therapy"

Stem Cell Therapy Shows Early Promise Against Macular Degeneration

Jan 20, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Stem Cell Therapy Shows Early Promise Against Macular DegenerationCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/17/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/18/2019 12:00:00...
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Music therapy program for preemies to offer home therapy

Jan 20, 2019 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
With funding from a dance marathon, Tallahassee Memorial HealthCare is expanding its music therapy program for premature infants into the...
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AbbVie's Imbruvica fails to meet main goal in pancreatic cancer study

Jan 19, 2019 , Reuters
AbbVie Inc said on Friday its blockbuster cancer treatment in combination with chemotherapy agents failed to meet the main goal in a late-stage study of patients with a form of pancreatic cancer....
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Novel Same-Day Type 2 Diabetes Treatment Study Launches In US

Jan 18, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
A same-day procedural therapy to improve glucose control for Type 2 diabetes patients will be investigated in a pilot study at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth). Absalon D. Gutierrez, MD, and Nirav C. Thosani, MD, are among the first physician-researchers in the cou......
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Proteus' digital pill is now delivering chemotherapy

Jan 18, 2019 dave.muoio@himssmedia.com (Dave Muoio), Mobile Health News
The sensor-embedded pill will be used to treat and monitor colorectal cancer patients receiving care at Fairview Health...
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As Teen Vaping Epidemic Continues To Increase, No Therapy Exists To Help Break Addiction

Jan 18, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
The anti-smoking therapies on the market — such as nicotine patches and gums — are not approved for children. Teens who become addicted will just need to have ''discipline" to quit, some experts say. In other news on the epidemic, researchers say e-cigarettes seem to be more appealing to teens than tobacco and are causing more serious...
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How telehealth platform bolsters physiotherapy

Jan 17, 2019 , Mobile Health News
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Counting Number Of Mutations In Tumor Cells Can Predict How Well Patient Will Respond To Immunotherapy

Jan 16, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
If the results hold up, they could spare many patients from suffering the severe side effects of these drugs with nothing to show for it. In other public health news: transplants, twins, biological weapons, suicides, stillborns, and more....
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Researchers Uncover Major Clue In Predicting Response To Immunotherapy

Jan 15, 2019 , Forbes
Immunotherapy continues to be one of the most talked-about therapeutic approaches in oncology, but one niggling issue has been puzzling researchers even since the early clinical trials: Why do patients with seemingly similar cancers respond markedly differently to these...
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Think Generics Will Lower the Cost of Chemo? Think Again

Jan 15, 2019 , Forbes
Chemotherapy drugs have become ridiculously expensive. Fortunately, many expensive cancer drugs are going off patent soon, raising hopes that generic alternatives will significantly lower patients' expenses. However, a recent study suggests our hopes may be...
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AI Picks Out 'Shapeshifting' Cancer Cells, Revealing Potential New Drug Targets

Jan 15, 2019 , Forbes
AI has enabled researchers to identify women with ovarian cancer who have more aggressive disease and may lead to the identification of new drug targets, including potentially...
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Occupational Therapy Improves Health, Quality Of Life Of Young Adults With Diabetes

Jan 13, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
New results from a University of Southern California-led research study demonstrates the distinct value of occupational therapy for improving the health and quality of life of young adults living with diabetes. Research participants who completed the Resilient, Empowered, Active Living with Diabete......
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ChanceLight Expands Autism Services Throughout Georgia; Adds Clinics And Therapists To Provide Life-Changing Applied Behavior Analysis Therapy

Jan 13, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
ChanceLight, one of the nation's leading providers of Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) therapy — widely recognized as the most effective, evidence-based treatment for autism — announced today it will increase its number of Georgia clinics to 13 by mid-summer 2019. Existing clinics in Atlanta, August......
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Exosystems To Demo Gamified Physical Therapy Technology At CES 2019

Jan 13, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
South Korean healthcare wearables maker Exosystems, a member company of the K-ICT Born2Global Centre, will demonstrate its latest AI-based technology at CES 2019 next month. The the exoRehab device was created by the company to give patients a "Personalized Rehabilitation Guidance" during their neu......
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Lilly eyes more cancer deals, but wary of CAR-T, gene therapy

Jan 12, 2019 , Reuters
Eli Lilly and Co remains in the hunt for cancer drugs even after announcing an $8 billion purchase of Loxo Oncology this week, but it plans to remain on the sidelines when it comes to two of the hottest areas of drug development....
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Drug Sponge Could Minimize Side Effects Of Cancer Treatment

Jan 10, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
With the help of sponges inserted in the bloodstream to absorb excess drugs, doctors are hoping to prevent the dangerous side effects of toxic chemotherapy agents or even deliver higher doses to knock back tumors, like liver cancer, that don't respond to more benign treatments. The "drug sponge" is......
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With OK From FDA, UC San Diego Researchers Prepare To Launch Novel Phage Study

Jan 10, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has accepted an Investigational New Drug application by physician-scientists at University of California San Diego School of Medicine to conduct the first U.S. clinical trial of an intravenously administered bacteriophage-based therapy. The planned trial will b......
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Capturing Chemotherapy Drugs Before They Can Cause Side Effects

Jan 10, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Although chemotherapy can kill cancer cells very effectively, healthy cells also suffer. If doctors could remove excess chemotherapy drugs from a patient's bloodstream after the medicines have done their job, they might reduce side effects such as hair loss and nausea. Now, researchers have develop......
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Physical Therapy Can Keep Sports Injuries at Bay

Jan 09, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Physical Therapy Can Keep Sports Injuries at BayCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/6/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/7/2019 12:00:00...
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VRHealth, AARP launch VR platform for remote patient monitoring, in-home therapy

Jan 09, 2019 dave.muoio@himssmedia.com (Dave Muoio), Mobile Health News
The app-based offerings support real-time data collection and sharing between patients, their caregivers and their...
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