Animal Assisted Therapy in 2015

Animal Assisted Therapy in 2015

Researchers have created a robotic dog that they hope will be useful as a means of therapy for people suffering from PTSD. Therabot, the robotic beagle is capable of nuzzling, prodding, and making sounds in the same way a live dog would respond to a person. Animal-assisted therapy has already shown to have great success […]

Leukemia: A new therapy in the works for ALL?

Leukemia: A new therapy in the works for ALL?

Acute lymphoblastic leukemia, or ALL, is the most common form of childhood cancer, making up 25% of cancer diagnoses in children under the age of 15. While the disease has about an 80% survival rate, that’s not good enough. Unfortunately, there are cases where cancer cells are resistant to chemotherapy. But researchers are working on […]

Autism: What can help my son?

Autism: What can help my son?

For the past three weeks, we have been hanging out at home for the holidays. No school, no speech therapy, no ABA therapy, no where that we “had” to be. It has been pure bliss. I have heard so many people say that they are ready to get back on a schedule and get back […]

What Do Gelatin And Nanoparticles Have In Common?

What Do Gelatin And Nanoparticles Have In Common?

This could be the next generation of treatments to the brain! How the heck does that happen? Researchers at the University of Illinois along with engineers from South Korea have developed gelatin nanoparticles, gelatin shots for the brain, if you will. The process challenges the traditional delivery of medication to a damaged brain which has […]