Statistician Terry Speed's research into cancer is blurring the boundaries between medicine and mathematics.
DBT Therapy – What is it Everyone’s talking about DBT, but what is it, exactly? You tell your friend about the recent behavioral issues your teen has been having, and they tell you that their child was in DBT (Dialectical Behavior Therapy) and that it really worked! They tell you that you should consider putting your child in DBT. Your doctor refers your teen to DBT after he discover she has been cutting herself. Your cousin, who is a therapist, suggests you look…
Curing Blindness: How Researchers are Utilizing Gene Therapy
There are 39 million people worldwide who are in total blindness and another 246 million with very low vision. The most frequent forms of visual impairment are caused by problems that can be corrected. Dr. Shira Johnson welcomes Dr. Jean Bennett, Professor of Ophthalmology and Cell and Developmental Biology at the University of Pennsylvania and researcher at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. Dr. Bennett discusses her innovative work and research in curing blindness through gene therapy.
How did gene therapy go from experimental disasters to wondrous cures?
Scientists have solved fundamental problems that were holding back cures for rare hereditary disorders. Next we’ll see if the same approach can take on cancer, heart disease, and other common illnesses.
New Genes IDd in Obesity: How Much of Weight is Genetic?
Two studies zero in on DNA-based drivers of weight. Is obesity written in our genes? In two separate papers, published in the journal Science and in the Journal of Clinical Investigation (JCI), researchers describe new genetic factors that could explain weight gain in some people.
Cancer Cures, Gene Therapy, Pig Transplants, And More: 10 Early-Stage Biotech Startups To Watch
Startups are applying innovative techniques to cure the common cold, re-engineer the human microbiome, and fight against cancer.
How Biopharmaceutical Manufacturers Can Commercialize New Gene Therapies
Commercializing a new gene therapy requires an action plan featuring high-touch and high-tech services for your biopharma company. Here's the what, why and how.
Horae Gene Therapy Center
Here at the Horae Gene Therapy Center we are developping therapies for rare diseases such as Alpha-One Antitrypsin Deficiency, Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (Lou Gehrig's Disease), ALS, Canavan Disease, Ciliopathies, Cystic Fibrosis, Fatty Acid Oxidation Deficiencies, VLCAD, Huntington's Disease, Pompe Disease, Retinitis Pigmentosa and Tay-Sachs Disease. We utilize state of the art technologies to either edit mutated genes that produce disease-causing proteins or introduce a healthy copy…
What is gene therapy?
Gene therapy is one of the hottest topics in medicine, but how does it work, and what can it really do?
What next for gene therapy?
Explore current gene therapy research and discuss where this technique is heading in the future.
What is Dialectical Behavior Therapy?
Dialectical Behavior Therapy is designed to help individuals with multiple problems such as emotional instability, anxiety, eating disorders, suicidal behavior, drug and alcohol abuse, depression, a history of trauma, or borderline personality disorder This treatment model focuses on a balance between dialectics, such as emotions and reason, acceptance and change. DBT provides a group environment to learn, process, and practice coping skills to use in daily…
What Are Your Expectations for Therapy?
What Are Your Expectations for Therapy? You might be surprise to discover it's not as intimidating as your think. Call 561-797-0631 for a FREE appointment.
What is Hakomi Therapy?
What is Hakomi? Hakomi is a Hopi term which means, “Where do you stand in relation to the world”
What are the Benefits of Expressive Therapy?
More and more expressive therapy models for treating eating disorders and other mental health conditions are becoming mainstream for their transformative effect in recovery. Expressive therapies encompass all expressive and creative arts therapies such as music, art, dance or yoga, drama and psychodrama, recreational and play therapy. By promoting treatment of the body and mind, there is an opportunity to establish a pivotal commitment to healing…
Myths About Exposure Therapy
Exposure therapy is a type of cognitive-behavioural therapy that is incredibly well-supported for the treatment of many anxiety-related disorders.
What is Group Therapy?
A holistic treatment approach for eating disorders is beneficial because eating disorders are multifaceted illnesses affecting the brain and body. Group therapy is an approach that can be extremely helpful to individuals struggling with eating disorders, alongside other treatment services such as medical management, nutrition counseling, individual therapy, and therapeutic meals. Through the process of …
How is Gene Therapy Being Used to Treat Cancer?
Gene therapy is a way of treating or preventing disease by altering the genetic instructions within an individual’s cells.
Bad Therapy: 10 Signs That You Need a New Therapist
If you are in counseling now or consider seeking a therapist in the future, it is important to choose a counselor who is the right fit for you. I am always saddened to hear of an individual or coup…
Mindfulness Therapy for Depression: What Is It?
Negative thoughts and feelings can lead to depression. Mindfulness therapy, also called mindfulness-based cognitive therapy or MBCT, offers people with depression a way to change their patterns of thinking to help boost a healthy mood.
6 Common Therapy Myths
So many times, I have cringed at friends or family when they talk about their misconstrued concepts of what therapy is. Unfortunately, the messages we receive from movies and television do not portray the reality of good therapy, but if you have not participated in therapy yourself, the media may be your only reference point. Below are six common therapy myths found in movies and TV, debunked. 1. Going to Therapy Means I'm Crazy or Weak This may be the most common reason…