Oncology & Cancer

The potential impact on survival from alternative cancer therapies

Patients have the right to decide what treatment, if any, they want to have. But it's incredibly important that the decisions people make are based on accurate information, allowing them to weigh up the pros and cons of the ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Platelet-rich plasma effective for chronic venous leg ulcers

(HealthDay)—For patients with chronic venous leg ulcers, autologous platelet-rich plasma (PRP) is safe and effective, with highly significant improvement in ulcer size compared to conventional treatment, according to a ...

Oncology & Cancer

What's the harm in alternative therapies?

We often see stories in the media about cancer patients who have chosen alternative treatments, either alongside or instead of conventional treatment.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Predicting hepatitis C treatment success

Levels of interferon-stimulated genes in the liver and blood could help predict if a patient with hepatitis C will respond to conventional therapy, researchers at Kanazawa University suggest.

Neuroscience

Increased mobility thanks to robotic rehab

After a stroke, patients often struggle with persistent paresis. ETH researchers examined whether robot-assisted therapy can help stroke patients. This form of therapy proved successful particularly with the most severely ...

Other

Lifetime of transplanted kidneys can be prolonged

The drug Belatacept, which the Medical University of Vienna – represented by Ferdinand Mühlbacher, Head of the University Department of Surgery and the immunologist Thomas Wekerle – was greatly involved in the development ...

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