Freezing the airways with liquid nitrogen could help destroy bronchitis
The new treatment, which is being tested on chronic bronchitis, targets the thickened airway tissue by freezing it - a technique known as cryotherapy. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - August 11, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

A year without a uterus – Saizo ’ s story
I went for visual inspection of the cervix on the 10th of April 2013; since this was a free service and being a nurse I had better chances of being screened for cervical cancer by my colleagues. The nurse gave me the positive results and we awaited the arrival of the Doctor to confirm the diagnosis. However the Dr said it was probably an infection and I was given some painkillers and had a follow up VIAC done; after taking the antibiotics which was clear. I had a pap smear which showed some pre-cancerous cells. I then consulted the gynaecologist who advised on a biopsy and freezing of the cells (cryotherapy). I was scared ...
Source: The Hysterectomy Association - August 9, 2015 Category: OBGYN Authors: Linda Parkinson-Hardman Tags: Health cervical cancer hysterectomy stories Source Type: news

A year without a uterus – Saizo ’ s story
I went for visual inspection of the cervix on the 10th of April 2013; since this was a free service and being a nurse I had better chances of being screened for cervical cancer by my colleagues. The nurse gave me the positive results and we awaited the arrival of the Doctor to confirm the diagnosis. However the Dr said it was probably an infection and I was given some painkillers and had a follow up VIAC done; after taking the antibiotics which was clear. I had a pap smear which showed some pre-cancerous cells. I then consulted the gynaecologist who advised on a biopsy and freezing of the cells (cryotherapy). I was scared ...
Source: The Hysterectomy Association - August 9, 2015 Category: OBGYN Authors: Linda Parkinson-Hardman Tags: Health cervical cancer hysterectomy stories Source Type: news

A year without a uterus – Saizo’s story
The post A year without a uterus – Saizo’s story appeared first on Hysterectomy Association. I went for visual inspection of the cervix on the 10th of April 2013; since this was a free service and being a nurse I had better chances of being screened for cervical cancer by my colleagues. The nurse gave me the positive results and we awaited the arrival of the Doctor to confirm the diagnosis. However the Dr said it was probably an infection and I was given some painkillers and had a follow up VIAC done; after taking the antibiotics which was clear. I had a pap smear which showed some pre-cancerous cells. I then c...
Source: The Hysterectomy Association - August 9, 2015 Category: OBGYN Authors: Linda Parkinson-Hardman Tags: Your Stories cervical cancer Source Type: news

Frostbite injury of the breast: a case report - Öksüz S, Eren F, Sever C, Ülkür E.
This paper presents an unusual case of frostbite injury to the breast area caused by faulty cryotherapy application. Cryotherapy, commonly used by patients and health professionals, relieves pain and edema after trauma and sports injuries. However, applyin... (Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated))
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - July 17, 2015 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

CSA Medical raises $6.6m
Endoscopic cryo-ablation company CSA Medical has raised $6.6 million in a new financing round, according to an SEC filing. The Baltimore, Md.-based company’s main product is the TruFreeze spray cryotherapy device, designed to deliver super-cold liquid nitrogen via catheter to ablate unwanted tissue, according to CSA. The company’s latest round had 26 unlisted investors, with CSA acquiring all but $13,000 of the funds they were looking for, according to an SEC filing. While no investors were named for the most recent round, Ascension Ventures, SC Life Services, Intersouth Partners, First Analysis, Rose Park Adv...
Source: Mass Device - July 14, 2015 Category: Medical Equipment Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Business/Financial News Catheters CSA Medical Inc. Source Type: news

Olympian and UNM alum invests in cryotherapy business in Journal Center
New Mexicans looking to beat the heat — or win their next heat — now have an option in the area around the Journal Center. University of New Mexico alum and Olympic runner Jarrin Solomon has opened what he believes is the area's first dedicated cryotherapy business. Located in the Journal Center at 7600 Jefferson St. NE, Excel Cryotherapy features a cryotherapy chamber, a lobby and a space with exercise equipment for clients to use post-session. Cryotherapy is a process in which part of the… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - July 6, 2015 Category: American Health Authors: Sal Christ Source Type: news

Medtech investment in MN falls back to earth | Medtech funding for the week of April 20, 2015
Here's a look at some of the top legal news stories for medical device companies this week: Medtech investment in Minnesota falls back to earth; Tal Medical raises $14m for non-invasive anti-depression device; CSA Medical raises another $4m for cryotherapy device; Spirox lands $19m Series B round Medtech investment in Minnesota falls back to earth April 17, 2015 by Scott Wooldridge Aisling Capital, Aperture Venture Partners, Correlation Ventures, CSA Medical Inc., LifeScience Alley, Osprey Medical, PureTech, Spirox, Sunshine Heart Inc., Tal Medical, Venrock, Western Technology InvestmentNews Well, Fundi...
Source: Mass Device - April 24, 2015 Category: Medical Equipment Authors: MassDevice Source Type: news

What It Feels Like to Be Immersed in -280 Degree Cryotherpy
So how does -280 degrees feel? ABC News went to a facility to try cryotherapy, and to profile a professional acrobat who says he uses the machine to cure injuries. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - April 24, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Watch: Experiencing Cryotherapy and the Effects of -280 Degrees
ABC News went to a cryotherapy facility to profile a professional acrobat who says he uses the machine to cure injuries. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - April 23, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

CSA Medical raises another $4m for cryotherapy device
Cryotherapy device maker CSA Medical raises nearly $3 million of a planned $3.9 million debt offering. Maryland's CSA Medical said last week that it's close to reaching a $4 million funding goal with a new debt offering. CSA Medical Inc.News Well, Cryogenics, Funding Roundupread more (Source: Mass Device)
Source: Mass Device - April 20, 2015 Category: Medical Equipment Authors: Mark Hollmer Source Type: news

ICYMI: The Dubious Appeal Of Cryotherapy And The Limits Of ‘In Sickness And In Health'
ICYMI Health features what we're reading this week. This week, we can't get enough of question-and-answer style interviews with captivating subjects. We were drawn to a Q&A with an anthropologist on the societal complexity fueling female genetical cutting in Kenya and to an interview with a muslim chaplain on the negative effects of Islamophobia on mental health. Lastly, we listened -- more than once -- to a public radio interview with Giulia Lukach, who suffered from a series of psychotic breaks early in her marriage and after having her first child. Read on and tell us in the comments: What did you read, listen to and...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - April 11, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

New Mesothelioma Treatment Options Are Emerging for Patients
Although no definitive cure is in sight, the treatment of malignant pleural mesothelioma has entered a promising, much-anticipated phase that goes beyond the multimodal approach that has been the standard of care at specialty centers for the past several years. There is new hope on the horizon. Thoracic surgeon and renowned mesothelioma specialist Dr. Robert Cameron, along with scientist Raymond Wong, Ph.D., and thoracic and cardia surgeon Dr. Svetlana Kotova, recently detailed the changing face of therapy in a paper they co-authored and published in the Cancer Management Research Journal . "With all the ongoing res...
Source: Asbestos and Mesothelioma News - April 2, 2015 Category: Environmental Health Authors: Tim Povtak Tags: Treatment & Doctors Source Type: news

Cryotherapy: Freezing yourself for health and beauty
A new health and beauty trend has people venturing into the "frozen zone" -- whole-body cryotherapy chambers where the temperature is more than 200 degrees below zero Fahrenheit . WCBS' Kristine Johnson reports. (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - February 13, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

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