Tag Archives: therapy

Florida boy with cancer must continue chemo despite parents’ wishes to use cannabis therapy, court rules

A 3-year-old Florida boy with leukemia was ordered Wednesday to continue his chemotherapy treatments despite his parents wishes that he undergo cannabis therapy and other herbal remedies. Hillsborough Circuit Judge Caroline Tesche Arkin ruled that Noah McAdams must finish up with the first phase of chemotherapy after his parents, 28-year-old Joshua McAdams and 22-year-old Taylor… Read More »

Three years after undergoing gene therapy, his ‘last shot’ hit the target

Brenden was the first patient enrolled in what became a nine-patient, four-center trial that also involved patients at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in Maryland, the University of California at Los Angeles, and Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children in London. The trial, funded by the NIH and the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine,… 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 »