Tag Archives: Therapy

Art Therapy in the COVID-19 Era: Inspirations Abound from Munch to Dutch Masters and Toilet Tissue

Florence Nightingale, the founder of modern nursing, said, “Variety of form and brilliancy of color in the object presented to patients are an actual means of recovery.” We all need some #ArtTherapy in this #StayHome COVID-19 era, #AloneTogether to #FlattenTheCurve. Yes, I’ve been spending too much time connecting on social media. Can you tell I’m… Read More »

Former Sanofi CEO Brandicourt takes board seat at RNAi therapy maker Alnylam

When former Sanofi CEO Olivier Brandicourt handed the reins to Paul Hudson in June, it marked a turning point after a tumultuous period at the French drugmaker. Now eight months out of a job, Brandicourt is now taking a boardroom seat at a much younger drugmaker with the opportunity for big growth in the coming… Read More »

Discovery of new T-cell raises prospect of ‘universal’ cancer therapy

Researchers at Cardiff University have discovered a new type of killer T-cell that offers hope of a “one-size-fits-all” cancer therapy. T-cell therapies for cancer – where immune cells are removed, modified and returned to the patient’s blood to seek and destroy cancer cells – are the latest paradigm in cancer treatments. The most widely-used therapy,… Read More »

Family therapy for anorexia

Strict adherents to the perspective of only individual treatment will insist that the participation of parents, whatever the format, is at best unnecessary, but worse still interference in the recovery process. Diet advice During your treatment you will probably be given advice on healthy eating and your diet. 44 percent of the CBT group and… Read More »

10-day breast cancer therapy as effective as 6-week alternative: study

A groundbreaking study has found a breast cancer treatment that takes just 10 days could be just as effective as a more invasive version that lasts around six weeks. A decade-long analysis of accelerated partial breast cancer radiation — which involves targeting only the affected area — on patients with early-stage cases appeared to have… Read More »

Flipping the script on novel cancer therapy leads to insights into lupus

In the last decade, scientists discovered that blocking a key regulator of the immune system helped unleash the body’s natural defenses against several forms of cancer, opening up a new era of cancer immunotherapy. Now Yale scientists have essentially flipped this script and found that when impaired a molecularly similar regulator can cause the damaging… Read More »