FDA Throws Cold Water on Whole Body Cryotherapy
Exposure to ultra-low temperatures shows no benefits and may be dangerous, agency warns Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Page: Complementary and Integrative Medicine (Source: MedlinePlus Health News)
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - March 3, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

FDA Throws Cold Water on Whole Body Cryotherapy
FRIDAY, March 3, 2017 -- There ' s no evidence that a growing trend called whole body cryotherapy is effective, but it does pose a number of risks, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration warns. In whole body cryotherapy, people are placed in an... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - March 3, 2017 Category: Journals (General) Source Type: news

Want to Burn Maximum Calories? Here are Ten Clever Ways to Do It
How Can I burn 5000 calories a day? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights. Answer by Alex Lightman, Co-Author, Amazon bestseller Augmented: Life In The Smart Lane, on Quora: How Can I burn 5000 calories a day? This is a great question, here are ten steps to get you there, based on my details for clarity, which you can abstract and personalize to fit your metabolism. Develop a regular pattern of sleep and be well rested. Surprisingly few people can develop the discipline of going to bed at the same time, getting to sleep qui...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - January 9, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The New Health Care: Cold Therapy? Maybe Better Save Your Money
Whole body cryotherapy, which began with elite athletes, is going mainstream, but there ’ s little evidence it helps. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - January 2, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: AARON E. CARROLL Tags: Cryotherapy Health Care Decoded Tissue (Human) Source Type: news

Cryoablation Successfully Treats Recurrent Mesothelioma
Radiologists at the UCLA Medical Center are successfully killing tumor cells with extreme cold, also known as cryoablation, in patients with recurrent pleural mesothelioma. An outpatient procedure with few complications, cryoablation freezes the localized tumors with argon gas or liquid nitrogen, allowing patients to fight the almost-inevitable cancer recurrence after surgery. Dr. Fereidoun Abtin, a UCLA radiologist who performs the procedure, told Asbestos.com he is “convinced it works well for these patients.” “The results have been impressive, a lot better than what else is out there in the literature ...
Source: Asbestos and Mesothelioma News - December 6, 2016 Category: Environmental Health Authors: Walter Pacheco Tags: cryoablation for cancer cryoablation for mesothelioma cryosurgery for mesothelioma cryotherapy for mesothelioma freezing cancer tumors mesothelioma treatment Source Type: news

CSA Medical Announces First Use of Significantly Reduced Diameter Cryogen Decompression Tube in a truFreeze(R) Spray Cryotherapy Case
LEXINGTON, Mass., Dec. 1, 2016 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- CSA Medical today announced the initial use of a modified cryogen decompression tube (CDT) during a truFreeze Spray Cryotherapy (SCT) case at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center. ... Devices, Product Launch CSA Medical, truFreeze Spray Cryotherapy, cryogen decompression tube (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - December 2, 2016 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

FDA clears Channel Medical Cerene endometrial ablation trial
Channel Medsystems said today it won FDA investigational device exemption trial approval to run a pivotal trial of its Cerene cryotherapy device designed for endometrial ablation. The multicenter pivotal trial aims to examine the safety and effectiveness of the Emeryville, Calif.-based company’s Cerene device in endometrial ablation procedures for women with heavy menstrual bleeding who are finished with childbearing. “We expect that the Clarity study will confirm that the Cerene device can support a comfortable procedure without the need for IV sedation or narcotic pain medication. This is the first endometria...
Source: Mass Device - November 14, 2016 Category: Medical Equipment Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Clinical Trials Food & Drug Administration (FDA) Women's Health Channel Medsystems Source Type: news

Noninvasive imaging technique protects healthy tissues during freezing of cancer lesions
(SPIE--International Society for Optics and Photonics) A new article in the Journal of Biomedical Optics reports on an imaging technique for real-time optoacoustic temperature monitoring during cryotherapy which helps protect healthy adjacent tissues while treating cancerous lesions. The journal is published by SPIE, the international society for optics and photonics. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - November 9, 2016 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Opioid crisis in rural areas may be tackled through telemedicine
GILES COUNTY, Va. — Robert Devereaux is a family physician in this southwest corner of Virginia, where problems around prescription opioid use far outstrip the capacity of psychiatrists and addiction specialists available to treat them. When he found crushed fragments of painkiller pills inside the nose of an older patient with chronic back pain, the […]Related:CDC whistleblower claims agency has been using wrong Zika testThat horrible morning sickness you’re having? It’s actually a good sign for the baby.The hot hype and cold reality of cryotherapy. Does it freeze your pains away? (Source: Washington Post: To Your Health)
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - September 27, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The hot hype and cold reality of cryotherapy. Does it freeze your pains away?
A new ice age is here. And it’s making amazing promises of pain-free joints and sculpted abs. Cryotherapy – a freezing treatment turned piping-hot health trend – is being hyped by spas across the country, many of which sprang up within the last year. Among them, NYC Cryo in New York promises that cryotherapy leads […]Related:The pill mill doctor who prescribed thousands of opioids and billed dead patientsMark Zuckerberg and Priscilla Chan’s $3 billion effort aims to rid world of major diseases by end of centuryGonorrhea is more dangerous than ever as resistance to antibiotics grows (Source: Washington Post: To Your Health)
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - September 23, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

A Cold, Hard Solution for Oral Mucositis A Cold, Hard Solution for Oral Mucositis
Oral cryotherapy provides simple, cheap prophylaxis in select cancer patients undergoing chemo, but more randomized controlled trials are needed.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines - September 13, 2016 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Cryotherapy can burn 800 calories in THREE minutes in temperatures of MINUS 140 degrees
It's been used by athletes to speed up recovery but fans of cryotherapy say it can aid weightloss too. Kelly Edwards, 35, from NSW, tried it to ease pain but says it helped her drop a dress size in six weeks (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - August 29, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Voodoo Medicine: Time To Stop
The world's most celebrated athlete standing on the podium in Rio in honor of receiving yet another gold medal has something important in common with your lazy uncle throwing back a cold one in his Barcalounger. Yes, swimming powerhouse Michael Phelps, purple-spotted from cupping therapy, and your slovenly relative with a beer gut both share a bond -- a weakness in succumbing to the allure of voodoo medicine. Modern-day snake oil salesmen hawking quick cures and TV doctors peddling the latest diet miracle with blatantly ridiculous claims are everywhere on the tube, social media, the supermarket and old-fashioned billboards...
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - August 12, 2016 Category: Science Source Type: news

Cryotherapy: Is Freezing The Future Of Health?
Cryotherapy has many believing this once sci-fi approach can be the future to better health and recovery. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - August 4, 2016 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Cochrane evidence for athletes
We have rounded up Cochrane evidence to help support athletes seeking to win a gold medal …and for everyone that is inspired to get active!Cryotherapy: does it work and is it safe?Injection treatments for Achilles tendinopathyKnee orthoses for patellofemoral pain syndromeRubefacients for musculoskeletal painStretching -does it reduce muscle soreness after exercise?Treating Shoulder (proximal humeral) fractures in adultsTropical non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs for acute musculoskeletal painSurgical fixation methods for tibial plateau fractures Featured Review:Topical NSAIDs for acute musculoskeletal pain in adultsB...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - August 3, 2016 Category: Information Technology Authors: mumoquit at cochrane.org Source Type: news