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Latest Hyperthermia Stories

2010-06-18 09:55:00

Highlights: - Between 1998 and 2010, 450 children died from hyperthermia caused by heat stroke after they were left in cars during warm weather by parents or caregivers. - This summer, Maria Fareri Children's Hospital at Westchester Medical Center joins other organizations in an awareness effort to prevent "forgotten child" tragedies. - Dr. Carey Goltzman, Chief of Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, Maria Fareri Children's Hospital, discusses heat stroke/hyperthermia dangers; Safe Kids...

2010-03-11 09:03:23

DEAD SEA, Jordan "” Aided by ultrasound guidance, treating tumors with extreme heat or moderate heat may provide a possible therapeutic option, according to early research presented at the second AACR Dead Sea International Conference on Advances in Cancer Research: From the Laboratory to the Clinic, held March 7-10, 2010. "Low temperature controlled hyperthermia and high temperature treatments are beneficial in curing both malignant and benign tumors using minimally invasive and...

2009-08-24 12:24:10

Older people -- those age 60 and older -- and people with chronic disease are at higher risk in excessive heat, researchers in Canada said. The study, published in the Canadian Medical Association Journal, found people age 60 and older are the most vulnerable to heat waves, with 82 percent to 92 percent more deaths than average occurring in this age group. Dr. Glen Kenny of the University of Ottawa and colleagues said physiologic studies show the ability to detect heat is reduced, and the...

2009-02-26 11:07:26

 An extreme heat wave affected much of the state of California during mid- to late July 2006, breaking daily maximum temperature records in many regions of the State. A study conducted by researchers from the Mailman School of Public Health, the Natural Resources Defense Council, and the California Department of Public Health reports that the 2006 California heat wave had a substantial impact on morbidity throughout California, resulting in increased hospitalizations and emergency...

2009-01-16 22:20:00

Hyperthermia is not a disease, but a treatment for diseases such as cancer being tested by U.S. researchers. Dr. Joan Bull of the Center for Thermal Therapy Cancer Treatment at The University of Texas Medical School in Houston is researching the non-invasive therapy. One of Bull's patients, 70-year-old Lydia Whitlow, survived oral cancer 15 years ago and was told in 2006 she would face an inoperable case of an aggressive small cell lung cancer with a poor survival rate. For six months,...

2008-10-29 09:00:00

SALT LAKE CITY, Oct. 29, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- BSD Medical Corporation (Nasdaq:BSDM) today announced that an article titled "Hyperthermia induced targeting of thermosensitive gene carriers to tumors" was published in a recent edition of Human Gene Therapy, the official journal of the European Society of Gene and Cell Therapy (Pubmed 18729717). Researchers from Ludwig-Maximilians University, Pharmaceutical Biology-Biotechnology, Department of Pharmacy, Munich, Germany "developed a gene...

2008-10-08 09:00:51

SALT LAKE CITY, Oct. 8, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- BSD Medical Corporation (Nasdaq:BSDM) announced today that the company will present its BSD-2000 hyperthermia therapy system as well as its MicroThermX-100 ablation system (which is being prepared for SFDA submission in China) at the 2008 China Medical Equipment Fair (CMEF) from October 29 through November 1, 2008 in Suzhou, China. The company's objective at CMEF is to leverage the growing clinical interest in the use of BSD Medical's systems...

2008-10-06 09:00:57

SALT LAKE CITY, Oct. 6, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- BSD Medical Corp. (Nasdaq:BSDM) today announced that the European Society for Therapeutic Radiation and Oncology (ESTRO) recently held in Goteborg, Sweden included a symposia with lectures and discussions by key thought leaders on the use of hyperthermia therapy for the treatment of cancer. A summary of the presentations at the symposia is as follows: Olav Dahl MD, Bergen, Norway and Stefan Bodis MD, Aarau, Switzerland: Targeted Hyperthermia...

2008-10-01 09:00:49

SALT LAKE CITY, Oct. 1, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- BSD Medical Corp. (Nasdaq:BSDM) today reported on the company's attendance and exhibitions at both the ASTRO (American Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology) and the SROA (The Society for Radiation Oncology Administrators) annual conferences held at the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center in Boston, Massachusetts and the Hyatt Hotel in Cambridge, Massachusetts. The company also announced attendance at the RRS (Radiation Research...

2008-09-30 09:01:00

SALT LAKE CITY, Sept. 30, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- BSD Medical Corp. (Nasdaq:BSDM) today announced the purchase of two new BSD-500 hyperthermia cancer therapy systems in Poland from the Holy Cross Hospital (Swietokrzkzyskie Cancer Center) in Kielce, Poland and the Center of Oncology Maria Sklodowska-Curie Memorial Institute in Krakow, Poland. These two cancer centers join six other centers that have purchased hyperthermia systems from BSD Medical in Poland, and the many BSD hyperthermia...