Tagged: Novel Therapies

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Alpaca Antibodies are Shaking Up Medical Research

When it comes to medical research, we owe a great deal to animals. Lab rats, rabbits and even zebrafish have made contributions to the field. But one mammal that might not immediately come to mind is the gentle alpaca. Making...

Cryotherapy For Cancer and Chronic Pain?

Exposing your body to temperatures around -150 °C (-300 °F) may seem like an absurd idea, with most people trying to avoid the cold. However, there exists a treatment that aims to do exactly that: cooling the body down to...

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Epigenetic Therapies for Treatment of Mental Disorders

Mental health disorders range from anxiety and depression to schizophrenia and dementia, affecting a significant number of people worldwide. Current treatments tend to be short-term and carry high risks of withdrawal symptoms, among other adverse side effects. Epigenetic therapies are...