Therapy

  • Suchitra Sen critical, surviving on oxygen support 12-01-2014 11:22 PM

    Kolkata: Veteran actress Suchitra Sen continued to be in a critical condition on Sunday, surviving on oxygen support and intravenous feeding, doctors attending on her said. The 82-year-old actress has been put on BIPAP therapy through an endotracheal tube to control her oxygen saturation level in blood, a medical bulletin...
  • Bradley Manning faces legal and social difficulties as transgender 23-08-2013 06:54 AM

    Bradley Manning, the US soldier sentenced this week for leaking 700,000 classified documents to WikiLeaks in the biggest breach of secret data in the country's history, could soon be entangled in another legal showdown. Unlike the court-martial Manning faced for leaking the data, the next challenge could play out in...
  • Therapy to treat inoperable liver cancer successfully performed 18-08-2013 12:55 AM

    A new therapy for inoperable liver cancers was on Saturday successfully performed on a 48-year-old male patient at the super-speciality Kovai Medical Centre and Hospital in Coimbatore. Development of 'Rhenium 188 Lipiodol' therapy has been a big step forward in meeting the demands for making available at a low cost...
  • Stem cell therapy wipes out HIV in two patients: Report 04-07-2013 01:50 PM

    London: Two men with HIV have been off AIDS drugs for several months after receiving stem-cell transplants for cancer that appear to have cleared the virus from their bodies, researchers reported on Wednesday. Both patients, who were treated in Boston and had been on long-term drug therapy to control their...
  • Jaipur: 10 more disabled orphans allege sexual abuse 20-05-2013 07:11 PM

    Jaipur: In a shocking case of alleged sexual assault and harassment, 10 more differently-abled girls have revealed they were victim to the abuse. Five people were arrested on Saturday for sexually assaulting the orphaned girls at a residential therapy centre in Jaipur. Earlier, the therapy centre's warden, accountant and his...
  • Jaipur: 5 arrested for 'sexually assaulting' hearing impaired girls 18-05-2013 12:41 PM

    Jaipur: In a shocking case of alleged sexual assault on hearing and speech impaired girls in Jaipur, five people have been arrested. The alleged incident took place at a residential therapy centre in Jaipur. The minor girls used to often stay at the centre for their therapy sessions. The therapy...
  • 'Chattai Therapy' provides relief to kids suffering from cancer 14-05-2013 11:28 AM

    New Delhi: A special chattai therapy is providing some relief to little children suffering from cancer. CanKids initiative at AIIMS Delhi helps children undergo treatment by helping them with motivational and self esteem talks. Chemotherapy sessions, frequent hospital visits, long waiting hours, hair loss - are images associated with cancer....
  • Lohan's parents advised to attend therapy sessions 12-05-2013 11:03 AM

    London: Troubled actress Lindsay Lohan's parents Dina and Michael have reportedly been advised to attend regular therapy sessions at the Betty Ford Center to help their daughter's recovery. The 26-year-old had checked into the clinic to honour the court-ordered 90-day stay at the rehab, reported Contactmusic. "Families are encouraged to...
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  • US: Anti-aging 'face slapping' therapy on the rise 26-10-2012 09:44 AM

    Forget botox, there's a new anti-aging treatment in the US and believe it or not, it involves getting your face slapped. The slap therapy is an ancient Thai secret and is now rising in the US. ...
  • Bhubaneshwar: 'Diwali' therapy helps mentally ill 25-10-2011 02:51 PM

    Bhubaneshwar: Mission Ashra in Bhubaneshwar is using the Diwali festivities as therapy for women with special needs and helping them reunite with their families. It has transformed Indira Choudhary's life, giving the 38-year-old the much-needed refuge to recover from a nervous breakdown after her father's death in 2006. Regular treatment...
  • Video games may help improve 'lazy eye': Study 04-09-2011 03:56 PM

    Washington: Playing video games could help improve the vision of adults suffering from amblyopia or lazy eye, scientists have found. Researchers at the University of California, Berkeley, found that adults with amblyopia -- a brain disorder in which vision in one eye does not develop properly " experienced marked improvement...
  • Indonesians swear by train track 'therapy' 19-08-2011 08:09 PM

    Jakarta: Lying across train tracks is not normally associated with good health, but for a growing number of Indonesians it has become an effective alternative to conventional medical therapy for easing aches and pains. They say the mild current that passes through their bodies when they lie across the track...
  • Tiny shocks help schizophrenics do better 01-08-2011 11:53 AM

    Sydney: Brain function in schizophrenia improves after being subjected to very mild, painless electrical currents through electrodes on the scalp. In a recent study using a technique called transcranial Direct Current Stimulation (tDCS), scientists from Neuroscience Research Australia (NeuRA) have shown that brain function in schizophrenics can improve after applying...
  • Speech therapy can help overcome stutter 22-03-2011 10:44 AM

    New Delhi: The big winner at the Academy Awards this year, 'The King's Speech', has drawn everyone's attention to the emotional struggles of people who suffer from Speech ailments. Speech therapy can go a long way in improving their life. Nothing can stop five-year-old Krishna from being a chatter box!...
  • Gene therapy holds secret to future AIDS cure 01-03-2011 01:19 PM

    In a bold new approach ultimately aimed at trying to cure AIDS, scientists used genetic engineering in six patients to develop blood cells that are resistant to HIV, the virus that causes the disease. It's far too early to know if this scientific first will prove to be a cure,...
  • New therapy raises hope for cancer patients 04-02-2011 12:16 PM

    New Delhi: It's World Cancer Day on Friday, but the grim news is one in three persons is likely to be affected by cancer by 2020. Forty four-year old Aruna Tyagi's life fell apart when she was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer in May 2006. She underwent various treatments. "I underwent...
  • Starting HRT early raises breast cancer risk 29-01-2011 02:38 PM

    Washington: Women who start hormone replacement therapy (HRT) as they begin to go through menopause have a higher risk of breast cancer than women who start taking the drugs later, researchers reported on Friday. The findings, published in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute, help answer lingering questions about...
  • Stem cell therapy: a ray of hope? 21-01-2011 08:57 AM

    As patients turn to the stem cell therapy, questions are being raised on its effects? ...
  • Scientists find genetic diversity in cancer cells 20-01-2011 12:01 PM

    Toronto: In what could lead to the development of new cancer therapies, scientists have discovered that defective genes and individual leukaemia cells that carry them are organised in a more complex way than previously thought. The findings published today in journal Nature challenge the conventional scientific view that cancer progresses...
  • Mom's bone marrow cure for unborn babies 19-01-2011 07:00 PM

    London: Scientists, including an Indian -origin researcher, claim to have developed a "miracle" stem cell treatment which uses mothers' bone marrow to cure deadly blood diseases in babies who are still in the womb. Stem cell transplants into unborn babies have long been a Holy Grail for doctors. Now, Dr...
  • Stem cell therapy used to save man's leg 19-01-2011 01:02 PM

    New Delhi: Fifty five-year-old Bhadwan Dass from Haryana, a diabetic, was close to losing his leg due to gangrene. But a hospital on Delhi's outskirts has used stem cell transplant to save his leg from being amputated. Dass, hailing from Hisar, underwent the surgery in December at the Asian Institute...
  • Talk therapy helps tough-to-treat depression 14-01-2011 04:42 PM

    New York: People with long-lasting depression may benefit from talk therapy when other treatment methods such as antidepressant drugs alone aren't working, suggests a new study. But the topic needs more research, the authors say - and they also point out that talk therapy isn't accessible or affordable for everyone....
  • Prostate cancer treatment may be tied to cataracts 28-12-2010 10:34 AM

    New York: Older men who opt for hormone-blocking therapy to treat prostate cancer might be slightly raising their risk of developing cataracts, hints new research. However, it is not yet clear if the therapy does actually cause the clouding that develops in the lens of the eye. The male hormone...
  • Jilted women seek solace in high heels 16-06-2010 05:37 PM

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  • How to laugh and stay healthy 02-05-2010 11:22 AM

    Today is the world laughter day and Delhiites are getting a special treat on laughter sessions for free. ...
  • A Delhi clinic offers five in one therapy 09-02-2010 12:10 PM

    A small clinic in North Delhi is offering a unique package. ...
  • Watch: Stem cells, the next step in cardiac treatment 16-07-2009 04:20 PM

    An Indian researcher is working on the trials in the United States. ...
  • Laugh out loudly on World Laughter Day 03-05-2009 11:40 AM

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