Hyperbaric oxygen therapy shows promise for opioid addiction treatment

Journal Reference: Marian Wilson, Tamara Odom-Maryon, Karen Stanek, Trevor Roush, Joseph Muriungi, Alvina Jesse, Raymond M. Quock, Matthew Layton. Hyperbaric Oxygen to Assist Adults With Opioid Use Disorder in Reducing Methadone Dose. Journal of Addictions Nursing, 2022; 33 (1): 27 DOI: 10.1097/JAN.0000000000000447 The research team recruited participants enrolled in a local opioid treatment program to … Read more

Nano therapy for micro-preemies protects lungs, brain in lab study

Journal Reference: Marissa A. Lithopoulos, Lannae Strueby, Megan O’Reilly, Shumei Zhong, Marius A. Möbius, Farah Eaton, Moses Fung, Maria Hurskainen, Chanèle Cyr-Depauw, Colin Suen, Liqun Xu, Jennifer J.P. Collins, Arul Vadivel, Duncan J. Stewart, Dylan Burger, Bernard Thébaud. Pulmonary and Neurologic Effects of Mesenchymal Stromal Cell Extracellular Vesicles in a Multifactorial Lung Injury Model. American … Read more

Researchers shorten manufacturing time for CAR T cell therapy

Journal Reference: Saba Ghassemi, Joseph S. Durgin, Selene Nunez-Cruz, Jai Patel, John Leferovich, Marilia Pinzone, Feng Shen, Katherine D. Cummins, Gabriela Plesa, Vito Adrian Cantu, Shantan Reddy, Frederic D. Bushman, Saar I. Gill, Una O’Doherty, Roddy S. O’Connor, Michael C. Milone. Rapid manufacturing of non-activated potent CAR T cells. Nature Biomedical Engineering, 2022; 6 (2): … Read more

Exercise may reduce depression signs, boost effects of therapy

Journal References: Jacob D. Meyer, Thomas A. Murray, Cassandra S. Brower, Gabriel A. Cruz-Maldonado, Maria L. Perez, Laura D. Ellingson, Nathaniel G. Wade. Magnitude, timing and duration of mood state and cognitive effects of acute moderate exercise in major depressive disorder. Psychology of Sport and Exercise, 2022; 61: 102172 DOI: 10.1016/j.psychsport.2022.102172 Jacob D. Meyer, Seana … Read more

New study reveals why HIV remains in human tissue even after antiretroviral therapy

Journal Reference: Shima Shahbaz, Isobel Okoye, Gregg Blevins, Shokrollah Elahi. Elevated ATP via enhanced miRNA-30b, 30c, and 30e downregulates the expression of CD73 in CD8 T cells of HIV-infected individuals. PLOS Pathogens, 2022; 18 (3): e1010378 DOI: 10.1371/journal.ppat.1010378 Now, new research by University of Alberta immunologist Shokrollah Elahi reveals a possible answer to the mystery … Read more

Little evidence on how psilocybin therapy interacts with existing psychiatric therapies, review finds

Journal Reference: Aryan Sarparast, Kelan Thomas, Benjamin Malcolm, Christopher S. Stauffer. Drug-drug interactions between psychiatric medications and MDMA or psilocybin: a systematic review. Psychopharmacology, 2022; DOI: 10.1007/s00213-022-06083-y The scarcity of data is problematic for people believed to benefit most from psychedelics: those with mental health conditions such as depression, anxiety and post-traumatic stress disorder. The … Read more

Mindfulness therapy reduces opioid misuse and chronic pain in primary care, according to new research

Mindfulness therapy reduces opioid misuse and chronic pain in primary care, according to new research – NovLink Home Mash Q Mindfulness therapy reduces opioid misuse and chronic pain in primary care, according to new research We would love to thank the writer of this post for this incredible material Mindfulness therapy reduces opioid misuse and … Read more

Does ‘bridging’ therapy improve outcome for people with stroke?

Journal Reference: Gabriela Trifan, Jose Biller, Fernando D. Testai. Mechanical Thrombectomy vs Bridging Therapy for Anterior Circulation Large Vessel Occlusion Stroke: Systematic Review and Meta-analysis. Neurology, 2022 DOI: 10.1212/WNL.0000000000200029 The most common type of stroke is an ischemic stroke, occurring when a vessel supplying blood to the brain is blocked. When the blockage is in … Read more

Starting antiretroviral therapy early essential to battling not one, but two killers

Journal Reference: Riti Sharan, Shashank R. Ganatra, Allison N. Bucsan, Journey Cole, Dhiraj K. Singh, Xavier Alvarez, Maya Gough, Cynthia Alvarez, Alyssa Blakley, Justin Ferdin, Rajesh Thippeshappa, Bindu Singh, Ruby Escobedo, Vinay Shivanna, Edward J. Dick, Shannan Hall-Ursone, Shabaana A. Khader, Smriti Mehra, Jyothi Rengarajan, Deepak Kaushal. Antiretroviral therapy timing impacts latent tuberculosis infection reactivation … Read more

Virtual Reality could help make therapy easier

Journal Reference: Shane L. Rogers, Rebecca Broadbent, Jemma Brown, Alan Fraser, Craig P. Speelman. Realistic Motion Avatars are the Future for Social Interaction in Virtual Reality. Frontiers in Virtual Reality, 2022; 2 DOI: 10.3389/frvir.2021.750729 The Edith Cowan University (ECU) study found 30 per cent of people prefer to talk about negative experiences with a virtual … Read more

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