Laser beam brain surgery to treat epilepsy
A world-leading, fibre optic laser therapy for people suffering with epilepsy who have not responded well to other forms of treatment will be rolled out on the NHS. (Source: NHS Networks)
Source: NHS Networks - October 25, 2022 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

New laser therapy that targets epilepsy to be rolled out across the NHS
Fibre optic laser therapy, which could transform the lives of people with hard-to-treat epilepsy, is being rolled out across the NHS. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 21, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Poor Evidence for Vaginal Laser Therapy Poor Evidence for Vaginal Laser Therapy
While laser treatment has shown some promise, researchers said the evidence is mixed and generally low quality.MDedge News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - October 19, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health News Source Type: news

Effect of photobiomodulation on pain control after clinical crown lengthening surgery
Conclusion: Photobiomodulation relieved pain after clinical crown lengthening surgeries.  (Source: Dental Technology Blog)
Source: Dental Technology Blog - September 1, 2022 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

Expert Alert: Laser therapy brings the heat to minimally invasive epilepsy treatment  
ROCHESTER, Minn. — For roughly one-third of people with epilepsy, medication does not control their seizures. Depending on where seizures originate in the brain, laser interstitial thermal therapy (LITT) may be a minimally invasive surgery option. As the name suggests, lasers are used to increase the temperature o f the tissue to disable a small portion of brain tissue. Real-time MRI monitoring helps the surgeon and radiology team pinpoint the treatment while protecting other important areas of the brain. … (Source: Mayo Clinic Research News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Research News - April 29, 2022 Category: Research Source Type: news

Mayo Clinic Minute: Using lasers on the brain to treat seizures
For roughly a third of people with epilepsy, medication does not control their seizures. Depending on where those seizures originate in the brain, laser therapy can be an option for adults and children. Watch: The Mayo Clinic Minute https://youtu.be/12oKXEICbio Journalists: Broadcast-quality video (0:58) is in the downloads at the end of this post. Please courtesy: "Mayo Clinic News Network." Read the script. It's treatment for epileptic seizures that uses a laser on the brain. "LITT is… (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - April 29, 2022 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Hidradenitis Suppurativa: CO < sub > 2 < /sub > Laser Therapy Shows No Keloid Risk Hidradenitis Suppurativa: CO < sub > 2 < /sub > Laser Therapy Shows No Keloid Risk
Some patients with hidradenitis suppurativa report being denied the treatment because of concern regarding keloids.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - April 11, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology News Source Type: news

Photodynamic therapy in the treatment of denture stomatitis: A systematic review and meta-analysis
ConclusionsPhotodynamic therapy is effective in the treatment of denture stomatitis, but after 30 days and 15 days, the antifungals demonstrated better performance. (Source: Dental Technology Blog)
Source: Dental Technology Blog - February 11, 2022 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

Efficacy of laser photobiomodulation pulpotomy in human primary teeth: A randomized controlled trial.
Conclusion: LPBM could be a viable nonpharmaceutical alternative for formocresol pulpotomy in human primary teethKeywords: Formocresol, low-intensity therapeutic laser therapy, photobiomodulation, primary teeth, pulpotomyHow to cite this article:Yavagal CM, Lal A, Chavan Patil VV, Yavagal PC, Neelakantappa KK, Hariharan M. Efficacy of laser photobiomodulation pulpotomy in human primary teeth: A randomized controlled trial. J Indian Soc Pedod Prev Dent 2021;39:436-41 (Source: Dental Technology Blog)
Source: Dental Technology Blog - February 10, 2022 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

Laser therapy recommended to treat glaucoma and ocular hypertension
People newly diagnosed with glaucoma and ocular hypertension should initially be offered selective laser therapy treatment rather than eye drops, according to an updated NICE guideline. (Source: NHS Networks)
Source: NHS Networks - January 27, 2022 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Transcranial laser therapy does not improve cognitive and post-traumatic stress disorder-related behavioral traits in rats exposed to repetitive low-level blast injury - Perez Garcia G, Perez GM, Otero-Pagan A, Abutarboush R, Kawoos U, De Gasperi R, Gama Sosa MA, Pryor D, Hof PR, Cook DG, Gandy S, Ahlers ST, Elder GA.
Many military veterans who experienced blast-related traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) in the conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan suffer from chronic cognitive and mental health problems, including post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Transcranial laser ther... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 14, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

Laser Therapy Promises to'Rejuvenate' Vaginal Tissue. A New Study Finds Otherwise
Title: Laser Therapy Promises to ' Rejuvenate ' Vaginal Tissue. A New Study Finds OtherwiseCategory: Health NewsCreated: 10/19/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/19/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Womens Health General)
Source: MedicineNet Womens Health General - October 19, 2021 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

Vagina lasering for postmenopausal women ‘may be placebo’
UK study suggests therapy for dryness, itching and pain should be used with caution, say expertsAn expensive laser treatment purporting to help women with postmenopausal vaginal symptoms such as dryness, itching and pain when having sex may be no better than a placebo, research suggests.According to theUK ’s National Institute for Health and Care Excellence(Nice), vaginal laser therapy involves inserting a laser device into the vagina to heat the vaginal wall and create tiny holes or “micro-traumas”. It has been claimed this stimulates the production of collagen, helping to alleviate postmenopausal vaginal symptoms.C...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - October 12, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Nicola Davis Tags: Women's health Menopause Medical research Society Science UK news Source Type: news

Topical Laser vs. Vaginal Estrogen for Genitourinary Syndrome Topical Laser vs. Vaginal Estrogen for Genitourinary Syndrome
This study compared the efficacy of fractional CO2 laser therapy with topical estrogen therapy for the treatment of genitourinary syndrome of menopause, specifically vulvovaginal atrophy.Menopause (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 14, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health Journal Article Source Type: news

Why Laser Therapy for Lichen Sclerosus Isn't Worth the Cost Why Laser Therapy for Lichen Sclerosus Isn't Worth the Cost
Dr Andrew Kaunitz doesn ' t recommend this novel treatment in place of conventional topicals for vulvar lichen sclerosis.Medscape Ob/Gyn (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - June 11, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health Commentary Source Type: news