Scientists have discovered that a non-invasive technique which could one day be used to treat Parkinson's disease, can successfully target a highly specific group of brain cells which play a key role in development of the condition.
Researchers have found how an antibiotic used to treat a debilitating gut infection stays put inside the body giving it time to effectively treat the problem, a discovery that will pave the way for the development of more effective antibiotic treatments to fight superbugs.
The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) on Monday issued its first new autism treatment guidelines in 12 years aimed at helping doctors identify at-risk children and getting them the care they need as early as possible.
Japan’s Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare approved the BRACAnalysis Diagnostic System, also known as the “BRACAnalysis” genetic test, recently to be used to test which breast cancer patients may benefit most from additional and more specialized treatment. The test, created by US based Myraid, may help deliver necessary treatment options to women who were before over looked.
Dr. Christopher E. Rudd, a researcher at the Center de recherche de l'Hôpital Maisonneuve-Rosemont (CR-HMR) and Université de Montréal, has discovered a new cell therapy approach that boosts the immune response of T lymphocytes to malignant tumors. The results of the study have just been published in the respected journal Nature Communications.
For patients with dementia who have symptoms of aggression and agitation, interventions such as outdoor activities, massage and touch therapy may be more effective treatments than medication in some cases, suggested a study published in Annals of Internal Medicine.
Australian scientists said they have found a way to help dermatologists better determine a patient’s risk of developing melanoma, pointing to improved understanding and treatment of the major skin cancer.
A trial virtual emergency consultation program for eye patients has led to quicker treatment times and removed the need for follow up hospital appointments in more than half of cases, according to researchers.