Stem Cell Therapy Lessens Damage Caused By Stroke

Stem Cell Therapy Lessens Damage Caused By Stroke 

Stem Cell 

Until recently, the promise of stem-cell therapy has centered on stem cells’ ability to morph into virtually any kind of cells. But researchers are finding that stem cells may have other healing effects. In recent studies, scientists have observed stem cells acting as anti-inflammatory agents, reducing swelling and even scarring when administered to injured tissue.

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Specially Designed Video Game Helps Young Cancer Patients Take Meds

Specially Designed Video Game Helps Young Cancer Patients Take Meds 
 Re-Mission Video Game

Playing a specially designed video game can help adolescents and young adult cancer patients adhere more closely to their prescribed treatment, according to a report in the journal Pediatrics.

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Your Medical Treatment History May Be For Sale

 Your Medical Treatment History May Be For Sale

Many people are getting very nervous about this breach of privacy

The Washington Post reports on the booming business of selling your medical treatment records. Today these are mainly records of your prescriptions, but the data warehouses will soon have records of your lab tests, too. The companies selling these records make it easy for insurance companies to avoid risk by assigning each person a health score, similar to a credit score, or by flagging items in each person’s history that suggest chronic or potentially expensive health problems. It’s not just for insurers, either; employers who check applicants’ credit scores will surely be interested in their health scores as well.

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Interventional Radiology Suites Of The Future

Interventional Radiology Suites Of The Future 

Interventional Radiology being an advanced area of medicine and science needs equipment that can match the needs of radiologists. A superior imaging system, which provides enhanced diagnosis, treatment planning and improved therapeutic interventions is what is the most important.

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Underwater Treadmill Takes Exercising to New Depths

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Hydrotherapy in Action

 

Hydro Physio is a company based in England that has developed an underwater treadmill for those exercise enthusiasts, as well as those in rehabilitation or training.

Using hydrotherapy treatment, this product combines water exercising with the benefits of using a treadmill. The water depth, treadmill speed and jet resistance are able to be programmed into this system.

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