Tag Archives: Treatment

Scorpion Venom May Be The Newest Cancer Treatment

An encouraging new way to combat brain cancer may be available soon and will likely change how doctors treat the disease. A groundbreaking new idea using scorpion venom will allow doctors to see and remove cancer cells more effectively in the near future. The venom of the Israeli Deathstalker scorpion is extremely deadly, but a recently discovered and unique property ...

Read More »

Psoriasis Cure: New Treatment Drug For Adults Given FDA Approval

Psoriasis can be quite persistent as it is a great cause of emotional distress for those who suffer with it. And, just like with most skin condition, not everyone fits the same mold when it comes to the right treatment that works. That is why a new form of treatment that promises results is always a welcome development. The U.S. ...

Read More »

Two Babies With Leukemia Cured Using Breakthrough Treatment Involving Genetically Modified Cells

Two baby girls with leukemia have been cured using a breakthrough treatment involving a special form of gene-editing therapy, which uses modified white blood cells to target cancerous cells, Medical XPress reports. A European team of researchers wrote on a scientific journal for Science Translational Medicine the details on how they were able to cure two baby girls, both of ...

Read More »

HIV Treatment Contributes To Syphilis Outbreaks, New Study Finds

Antiretroviral drugs or drugs used in the treatment of infections caused by the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) could make patients more susceptible to diseases, particularly syphilis, a new study by researchers at the University of British Columbia has found. The study published on Jan. 16 in the journal Sexually Transmitted Infections found that taking drugs for HIV treatment can contribute ...

Read More »

Teen Depression On The Rise, Research Finds Psychological Treatment Is Effective Tool In Battle Toward Balancing Mental Health

A new study has found that teen depression in the United States in on the rise. However, further studies have found hope for those that are suffering, claiming that psychological treatment is an effective tool in the battle toward balancing mental health. A study was conducted between 2005 and 2014 that delved into the mental health of teens, especially those ...

Read More »

Marijuana: Addiction Treatment for Opioid Dependency

Marijuana as an addiction treatment for opioid dependency is gaining popularity among professionals in the field of medicine. As legalities slowly become more accommodating, physicians approach a new world of addiction care with the versatility of cannabis. Physicians in the New England region of the U.S. have been prescribing medical marijuana to treat opioid addiction for several years. Dr. Harold ...

Read More »

Latest Alzheimer’s Treatment Shows Promise For Your Aging Loved Ones

The latest Alzheimer’s treatment sparks hope for researchers as the drug enters human clinical trials in the near future. As the baby boomer generation quickly approaches its entry into the age group that is afflicted with this debilitating disease, the potential promise that this new drug holds cannot become a reality soon enough. According to the Alzheimer’s Association, statistics show ...

Read More »

Peanut Allergy Treatment With Skin Patches Soon: Tiny Wearable Patch Delivers Small Amounts Of Peanut Protein To Build Immunity And Resistance To Allergic Reaction [Study]

A new skin patch could help kids develop immunity and tolerance to peanuts. According to the researchers, nearly half of the children, who participated in the year-long trial, were able to consume 10 times more peanut protein than they could at the start of the study. A tiny wearable skin patch could soon be the answer to the deadly reactions ...

Read More »

Experts Agree: Weight Loss Surgery Is Best Treatment For Type II Diabetes

An estimated 29 million Americans have Type II Diabetes, a condition in which the pancreas cannot produce enough insulin to utilize sugar in the blood. As a result, these individuals have high blood sugar, a condition which has been correlated with heart disease, kidney disease, poor peripheral blood flow, and loss of eyesight, to name a few. In fact, Type ...

Read More »

How Much Does Breast Cancer Treatment Cost? According To New Study Chemotherapy And Surgery Costs Vary Wildly

Breast cancer treatment costs can vary wildly in the United States claims a recently concluded study. Chemotherapy and mastectomy surgery expenses incurred while treating breast cancer aren’t standard across the country, and they keep varying wildly across medical facilities and in different regions, revealed a study by researchers at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center. The variation puts ...

Read More »