Cryotherapy: Freeze your way to better health?
New health trend has people swearing by the benefits of three minutes in a deep freeze (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - February 13, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Impact Cryo names Dr. James Andrews board chair
Impact Cryotherapy has named nationally renowned sports medicine physician Dr. James Andrews chair of its national advisory board. Birmingham, Ala.-based Andrews has repaired damaged elbows for some of Major League Baseball's top pitchers. He is also a senior consultant for the Washington Redskins, orthopedic medical director for the Tampa Bay Rays and medical director of the Ladies Professional Golf Association, the Medical and Safety Advisory Committee of USA Baseball and the Board of Little League… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - February 3, 2015 Category: Biotechnology Source Type: news

How Good is 5-Fluorouracil to Treat Plantar Warts?
Discussion Veruccae plantaris or plantar warts are caused by Human papillomavirus which causes benign epidermal tumors that often have a cauliflower pattern on the foot that may be elevated or flush with the surrounding skin. Lesions may resemble calluses but the normal footprint pattern is disrupted. The lesions often have pinpoint hemorrhages that appear as black dots. In an immunocompetent individual, the lesions usually have spontaneous resolution within 2 years but the infection may spread to create additional lesions. The lesions may also cause pain or discomfort because of their size or location. Plantar warts are ...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - February 2, 2015 Category: Pediatrics Authors: pediatriceducationmin Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

Cryotherapy, DNA testing: four new wellbeing trends
Still worried that you're too stressed or your muscles ache after exercise? Relax - the latest developments in science and alternative therapies promise to solve (nearly) all your problems (Source: Telegraph Health)
Source: Telegraph Health - February 1, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Wellbeing trends Lucy Fry cryotherapy Rolfing DNA testing Source Type: news

Cryotherapy, DNA testing: four new wellbeing trends
Still worried that you're too stressed or your muscles ache after exercise? Relax - the latest developments in science and alternative therapies promise to solve (nearly) all your problems (Source: The Telegraph : Health Advice)
Source: The Telegraph : Health Advice - February 1, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Wellbeing trends Lucy Fry cryotherapy Rolfing DNA testing Source Type: news

Cryotherapy and Oral Mucositis in Bone MarrowTransplantationCryotherapy and Oral Mucositis in Bone MarrowTransplantation
What's the effect of cryotherapy on oral mucositis severity in patients receiving myeloablative conditioning followed by BMT? Clinical Journal of Oncology Nursing (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - November 21, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nursing Journal Article Source Type: news

Photodynamic Therapy vs Cryotherapy for Actinic KeratosesPhotodynamic Therapy vs Cryotherapy for Actinic Keratoses
Pooled data suggest that photodynamic therapy (PDT) is somewhat better than cryotherapy at removing actinic keratoses (AKs) from the face or scalp. Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines - September 3, 2014 Category: Dermatology Tags: Dermatology News Source Type: news

Freeze Treatment Reduces Blindness in Premature Infants
Briefly freezing a portion of the eye’s surface can protect many premature infants against blindness from retinopathy of prematurity (ROP), a disease that causes visual loss in 2,600 infantsin the United States annually. In a National Eye Institute-supportedmulticenter clinical trial, cryotherapy (freeze treatment) reduced therisk of severe visual loss by one-half in 172 babies with advancedROP. Language English (Source: News from NEI)
Source: News from NEI - August 29, 2014 Category: Opthalmology Authors: David Source Type: news

Photodynamic therapy vs. cryotherapy for actinic keratoses
(The JAMA Network Journals) Photodynamic therapy (PDT, which uses topical agents and light to kill tissue) appears to better clear actinic keratoses (AKs, a common skin lesion caused by sun damage) at three months after treatment than cryotherapy (which uses liquid nitrogen to freeze lesions). (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - August 27, 2014 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Tuesday Q and A: Several treatments may be needed to eliminate plantar warts
DEAR MAYO CLINIC: What is the best way to treat plantar warts to ensure they don’t come back?  I have them on my feet. At one point, I had them removed with freezing therapy, but they keep returning and even spreading. ANSWER: Freezing therapy, also called cryotherapy, is the most common and usually the most [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - August 5, 2014 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Treatment Options for Prostate Cancer
Prostate Cancer Cures. Treatment options for prostate cancer discussed including surgery, radiation, cryotherapy, brachytherapy, and chemotherapy. (Source: About.com Prostate Cancer)
Source: About.com Prostate Cancer - May 27, 2014 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: health Source Type: news

Cryoablation and nanoparticle-encapsulated anticancer drug combined to destroy cancer stem-like cells
Combining nanodrug-based chemotherapy and cryoablation provides an effective strategy to eliminate cancer stem-like cells (CSCs) the root of cancer resistance and metastasis, which will help to improve the safety and efficacy of treating malignancies that are refractory to conventional therapies.Cryoablation (also called cryosurgery or cryotherapy) is an energy-based, minimally invasive surgical technique that has been investigated to treat a variety of diseases including cancer, which is done by freezing the diseased tissue to subzero temperature to induce irreversible damage. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - March 16, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cancer / Oncology Source Type: news

Cancer stem cells destroyed with cryoablation and nanoparticle-encapsulated anticancer drug
Combining nanodrug-based chemotherapy and cryoablation provides an effective strategy to eliminate cancer stem-like cells -- the root of cancer resistance and metastasis, which will help to improve the safety and efficacy of treating malignancies that are refractory to conventional therapies. Cryoablation (also called cryosurgery or cryotherapy) is an energy-based, minimally invasive surgical technique that has been investigated to treat a variety of diseases including cancer, which is done by freezing the diseased tissue to subzero temperature to induce irreversible damage. (Source: ScienceDaily Headlines)
Source: ScienceDaily Headlines - March 13, 2014 Category: Science Source Type: news

Tanzania: PSI Hailed for Availing Cervical Cancer Screening Services
[Daily News]Mwanza -WOMEN in Mwanza have hailed the Population Services International (PSI) for its initiatives to introduce cervical cancer and cryotherapy screening services in order to reduce maternal mortality in the region. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - March 12, 2014 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Abnormal cervix cells linked to risk of getting cancer later in life
This study highlights how important it is to keep an eye on women who've had abnormal cells in their cervix. In the UK, these women have follow-up screening tests and tests for the HPV infections that cause cervical cancer, to reduce the risk of the abnormal cells coming back."Robert Music, chief executive of Jo's Cervical Cancer Trust, said the study highlighted a need to look at the follow-up treatment of women with CIN3.Meanwhile, women over 50 are being urged to have regular smear tests after separate research studies by Cancer Research UK indicated that those who did not attend were six times more likely to devel...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - January 15, 2014 Category: Science Authors: Denis Campbell Tags: The Guardian Cervical cancer News Health Medical research Society Women UK news Source Type: news

Company Making Spray Cryotherapy System Raises $16M in Series C Financing
(Source: MDDI)
Source: MDDI - January 3, 2014 Category: Medical Equipment Authors: Arundhati Parmar Tags: Medical Venture Capital Source Type: news

CSA Medical closes $16M financing round
CSA Medical completes a $16M series C financing round, led by Ascension Ventures. CSA Medical said it raised $16 million, closing a series C financing round led by Ascension Ventures. The Baltimore-based medical device company manufactures advanced spray cryotherapy technology that flash freezes unwanted tissue inside the body, delivering liquid nitrogen through a catheter. News Well, Funding Roundupread more (Source: Mass Device)
Source: Mass Device - December 31, 2013 Category: Medical Equipment Authors: Chris Walker Tags: CSA Medical Inc. Source Type: news

Cryotherapy Reduces Pain, Narcotic Use After SurgeryCryotherapy Reduces Pain, Narcotic Use After Surgery
Ice improves pain relief and cuts narcotic use in patients undergoing major abdominal surgery, with no sign of increased wound complications. Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - October 11, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: General Surgery News Source Type: news

UNH research: Post-run ice baths not beneficial for strength, soreness
(University of New Hampshire) In a study published in the European Journal of Applied Physiology, University of New Hampshire researchers report that research subjects who engaged in post-exercise cryotheraphy, or ice baths, showed no mitigation of post-exercise strength loss or decreased soreness compared to a control group. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - August 19, 2013 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

Rapid Cooling Does Little for Strained Muscles: StudyRapid Cooling Does Little for Strained Muscles: Study
Blasts of super cold air may feel good on overworked muscles, but the increasingly popular form of cryotherapy does not stop muscle soreness or declines in muscle strength, according to a new study. Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - June 24, 2013 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Orthopaedics News Source Type: news

Rapid cooling does little for strained muscles- study
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Blasts of super cold air may feel good on overworked muscles, but the increasingly popular form of cryotherapy does not stop muscle soreness or declines in muscle strength, according to a new study. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - June 21, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Rapid Cooling Does Little for Strained Muscles
Blasts of super cold air may feel good on overworked muscles, but the increasingly popular form of cryotherapy does not stop muscle soreness or declines in muscle strength, according to a new study.Source: Reuters Health Related MedlinePlus Pages: Sports Injuries, Sprains and Strains (Source: MedlinePlus Health News)
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - June 21, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

What Is Cryotherapy for Prostate Cancer?
Cryotherapy is a form of treatment for prostate cancer in which the cancerous cells are destroyed through freezing. What do you need to know about this important alternative therapy? (Source: About.com Prostate Cancer)
Source: About.com Prostate Cancer - June 5, 2013 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: health Source Type: news

Cryotherapy Chambers: The New Big Chill?
Can you tell me whether the whole-body cryotherapy chambers that some athletes have been using to speed recovery after exercise are safe and effective? Or are they just the latest, expensive fad? (Source: Dr. Weil Q and A)
Source: Dr. Weil Q and A - April 16, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Local Antimony Shots Effective Against Cutaneous LeishmaniasisLocal Antimony Shots Effective Against Cutaneous Leishmaniasis
Intralesional injections of antimony are significantly more effective than cryotherapy or placebo in dealing with single lesions caused by Bolivian Leishmania (Viannia) braziliensis. Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines - February 25, 2013 Category: Dermatology Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Imaging and Focal Therapy of Early Prostate Cancer
series:Current Clinical UrologyImaging and Focal Therapy of Early Prostate Cancer evaluates the scientific evidence for the evolving trend to treat low to intermediate risk, clinically localized prostate cancer in a focally ablative manner with novel gland-preserving, focal therapy methods. Various ablative devices such as high intensity focused ultrasound, irreversible electroporation, photodynamic therapy, cryotherapy and ... (Source: Springer Medicine titles)
Source: Springer Medicine titles - February 11, 2013 Category: Databases & Libraries Tags: Urology / Andrology Source Type: news

Uganda: 40,000 Women to Get Cancer Treatment
[New Vision]A total of 440,000 women across Uganda will receive cervical cancer screening and 40,000 others will be able to receive cryotherapy treatment. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - February 7, 2013 Category: African Health Source Type: news

What is Cryotherapy for Prostate Cancer?
Cryotherapy is a form of treatment for prostate cancer in which the cancerous cells are destroyed through freezing. What do you need to know about this important alternative therapy? (Source: About.com Prostate Cancer)
Source: About.com Prostate Cancer - January 28, 2013 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: health Source Type: news

12.06.12 -- First Patient Procedures With truFreeze Spray Cryotherapy System Announced
12/06/12 Medical Design Online Newsletter (Source: Medical Design Online Newsletters)
Source: Medical Design Online Newsletters - December 5, 2012 Category: Medical Equipment Source Type: news

First Patients Enrolled in Renal TRACE Registry
Galil Medical's TRACE Renal Registry tracks the use and effectiveness of kidney cryotherapy. 02/22/2011 (Source: Kidney Cancer Association)
Source: Kidney Cancer Association - February 22, 2011 Category: Urology & Nephrology Source Type: news

First Patients Enrolled in Renal TRACE Registry
Galil Medical's TRACE Renal Registry tracks the use and effectiveness of kidney cryotherapy.02/22/2011 (Source: Kidney Cancer Association)
Source: Kidney Cancer Association - February 22, 2011 Category: Urology & Nephrology Source Type: news