Tag Archives: Therapy

Second death in Novartis gene therapy trials under investigation

(Reuters) – Novartis AG, which this week announced positive interim trial results for its experimental gene therapy for spinal muscular atrophy, on Friday said investigation is underway into whether a second trial death could be related to the treatment. The logo of Swiss drugmaker Novartis AG is seen at its headquarters in Basel, Switzerland January… Read More »

Web therapy ‘calmed my irritable bowels’

Bespoke web or phone-based psychological therapy should be offered to people with severe irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), researchers say. Their work, published in the journal Gut, shows cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) could reduce symptoms – even when not delivered face-to-face. England’s health watchdog already recommends face-to-face CBT for people who have IBS, despite other treatment.… Read More »

Hormone Replacement Therapy for Men: Types & More

Hormone Replacement Therapy: Definition When we talk about hormone replacement therapy (HRT) in men, we’re talking about testosterone. A small amount of testosterone is produced in the adrenal glands, but for men the majority of testosterone is produced in the testicles. Testosterone has both physical and psychological benefits.1 Physically, the hormone has several functions for… Read More »