Tag Archives: Therapy

Stem Cell Therapy for Autism Shows Promise

April 6, 2017 — A stem cell therapy for autism shows promise, according to a new study, but the investigators and other authorities emphasize that the therapy is nevertheless in the early stages and a lot far more investigation is required. The Duke University study integrated 25 young children, ages two-six, with autism and assessed whether a transfusion of the ...

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Physical Therapy Equals Surgery for Carpal Tunnel

By Don Rauf HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, March 24, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Surgery is a typical method to treat carpal tunnel syndrome. But, physical therapy may function just as well, a new study indicates. Researchers identified that physical therapy — especially so-called manual therapy — improved hand and wrist function and lowered discomfort as successfully as a standard operation for ...

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Popular Prostate Cancer Therapy Is Short, Intense and Unproved

By GINA KOLATA March 20, 2017 Soon after learning he had early stage prostate cancer, Paul Kolnik knew he wanted that cancer destroyed quickly and with as tiny disruption as feasible to his busy life as the New York City Ballet’s photographer. So Mr. Kolnik, 65, chose a sort of radiation therapy that is raising some eyebrows in the prostate cancer field. ...

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Gene Therapy Shows Promise for Aggressive Lymphoma

By Margaret Farley Steele HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, Feb. 28, 2017 (HealthDay News) — An experimental gene therapy for aggressive non-Hodgkin lymphoma beat back much more than a third of cancers that seemed untreatable, the therapy’s developers report. Thirty-six percent of more than 100 really ill lymphoma sufferers appeared illness-totally free six months soon after a single therapy, according to results ...

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