When researchers started thinking about a new way to deliver radiation therapy, it seemed like a radical idea. The proposal was to focus a very high dose on a very small area of the body, effectively delivering the same amount of radiation in three to five days that is typically given over six...read on
It’s no surprise that oxygen is essential for health. Every cell in our bodies needs it for functions such as digesting food, producing energy and thinking clearly. It’s also important for healing wounds, and that’s where a technology called hyperbaric oxygen therapy (HBOT) comes in.
For the most part, hospital departments have familiar names – think surgery, emergency or maternity. But there’s another important medical service that many people have never heard of. It’s called pediatric infusion therapy, and it helps kids from toddlers to teenagers stay as healthy as possible...read on