Tag Archives: Therapy

Radiation therapy effective against deadly heart rhythm – Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis

Visit the News Hub Standard cancer treatment offers hope to severely ill heart patients Matt Miller Clifford Robinson, MD, (right) and Phillip Cuculich, MD, have developed a noninvasive radiation therapy approach to treating ventricular tachycardia, a deadly heart arrhythmia. Visual and electrical maps of the heart help direct a beam of radiation at the heart… Read More »

Does Stem Cell Therapy Work?

The new buzz word on the block for bad hips, knees and other joints is stem cell therapy. In most instances the doctor will draw a sample of your blood and spin it down with a special centrifuge to separate the stem cells. These are then injected into the area that requires treatment.   Many… Read More »

FDA Approves Zolgensma (onasemnogene abeparvovec-xioi) Gene Therapy to Treat Pediatric Patients with Spinal Muscular Atrophy

FDA Approves Zolgensma (onasemnogene abeparvovec-xioi) Gene Therapy to Treat Pediatric Patients with Spinal Muscular Atrophy Print this page May 24, 2019 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Zolgensma (onasemnogene abeparvovec-xioi), the first gene therapy approved to treat children less than two years of age with spinal muscular atrophy (SMA), the most severe… Read More »