Gene therapy may boost stroke recovery

Gene therapy may boost stroke recovery

The study, carried out on mice, shows that turning on a gene inside cells called astrocytes results in a smaller scar and -- potentially -- a more effective recovery from injury.

Mar 28, 2018, 18:17 PM IST
This drug may reduce harmful inflammation in stroke patients

This drug may reduce harmful inflammation in stroke patients

The study follows earlier research that shows the drug given as an intravenous therapy reduces inflammation in stroke and sub-arachnoid haemorrhage patients.

Mar 27, 2018, 15:55 PM IST
Therapy pets helping anxious, fearful travelers relax

Therapy pets helping anxious, fearful travelers relax

The aim of the service is to have therapy animals at the airport to destress passengers, Efe quoted Jessica Ramirez, the office manager for Pets Unstressing Passengers (PUP), as saying.

Jun 06, 2017, 00:02 AM IST

Cell therapy may mend damaged hearts: Study

 Heart failure patients who are treated with stem cell therapy may have fewer cardiac events, researchers, including one of Indian-origin, have found.

Apr 09, 2016, 16:25 PM IST

New therapy to quickly heal respiratory infections

A new therapy that helps in quick healing of colds, bronchitis and several forms of respiratory allergies was launched here on Saturday.

Jan 10, 2016, 00:19 AM IST

Triple-therapy treatment may fight resistant lung cancers

A triple therapy treatment consisting of two experimental drugs and radiation therapy may help fight lung cancers that are resistant to current treatments, a new study has claimed.

Jan 02, 2016, 13:10 PM IST

Therapy linked to brain activity in personality disorder

According to researchers, these findings suggest that TFP may potentially facilitate symptom improvement in BPD.

Dec 13, 2015, 16:01 PM IST

Gene therapy cures leukemia patient in China

 Chinese doctors have cured a patient of leukemia using gene therapy, a hospital in Chongqing announced on Friday.

Dec 04, 2015, 16:05 PM IST
Making 'Man Down' was like therapy: Shia LaBeouf

Making 'Man Down' was like therapy: Shia LaBeouf

"Transformers" star Shia LaBeouf says making his upcoming thriller-drama "Man Down" was like a therapy.

Sep 08, 2015, 10:21 AM IST

Plug into music you like for early recovery from surgery, says UK study

A new study suggests that listening to music before, during and after surgery could reduce pain and anxiety.

Aug 17, 2015, 18:38 PM IST

Scientists tout 'fish toxin' as potential cancer cure

 A team of medical researchers have claimed that fish toxin could be used as a potential medication for cancer.

Jul 25, 2015, 12:05 PM IST

Therapy to improve lung function in cystic fibrosis patients

A therapy that replaces the faulty gene responsible for cystic fibrosis has improved lung function of patients participating in a major human trial in Britain.

Jul 03, 2015, 13:15 PM IST

New drug combination slows deadly leukemia

A new combination therapy for a rare, deadly leukemia can send the disease into remission even in patients whose standard therapy has failed, researchers have found in a pilot study.

Jun 27, 2015, 17:10 PM IST

Virtual reality to treat alcoholism: Study

There is new hope for heavy boozers who want to quit drinking. A 'virtual-reality' therapy may help people with alcohol-dependence reduce the craving for their favourite tipple, says a new study.

Jun 25, 2015, 18:10 PM IST

Whole-brain radiation ineffective to cure brain cancer: Study

The widely used whole-brain radiation technique to treat brain cancer is not an effective strategy and results in more memory loss than treating patients with radiotherapy alone, study says.

Jun 01, 2015, 14:17 PM IST

Teenager cured of paralysis with new therapy

A teenaged girl, suffering from partial paralysis due to a spinal tumour, has been cured after successfully undergoing the Human Embryonic Stem Cell (HESC) therapy at a city hospital here, authorities said on Monday.

May 11, 2015, 18:05 PM IST

New therapy for treatment of tendon injuries

British scientists are investigating a new therapy for the treatment of tendon injuries such as tennis elbow and achilles tendinitis, using injection of small molecules that help regulate gene expression.

Apr 13, 2015, 18:49 PM IST

New therapy speeds up wound healing

People can soon cut down the time taken to heal their everyday cuts and burns by half with the help of a new therapy developed by researchers at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University here.

Mar 27, 2015, 12:07 PM IST

Therapy reduces chances of dialysis

A new stem cell therapy discovered by Australian researchers could help patients with chronic kidney disease to avoid dialysis or kidney transplants.

Mar 16, 2015, 16:02 PM IST

Testosterone therapy helps suppress advanced prostate cancer

In a surprising paradox, the male hormone testosterone, generally thought to be a feeder of prostate cancer, has been found to suppress some advanced prostate cancers.

Jan 09, 2015, 12:11 PM IST