Urgent Need for Phages

Phage Directory has an urgent need for Burkholderia cenocepacia phages for a cystic fibrosis patient in the USA. Some ways to help:– Send in your phages for testing on the patient’s strain– Receive the strain and test your phages– Help spread the word about this request– Provide Phage Directory with any names/email addresses of labs…

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Upcoming Biotherapy Conference

Hosted by NUNM, is fast approaching! Register now to take advantage of the pre-sale prices. Learn more about biotherapy treatments such as maggot therapy, leech therapy, bee venom therapy, and bacteriophage, while also earning CE credits. Click here to go to the conference page.

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Doctor Fish Under Attack

A few weeks ago, JAMA Dermatology published an article by Dr. Shari Lipner about a woman whose toe nails fell off due to onychomadesis after visiting a fish spa. Dr. Lipner suggested that the fish were Gurra Rufa, since this is the fish commonly used in fish therapy (ichthyotherapy), but did not actually provide evidence…

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Check out our Biotherapy Journal Review

Have you seen our Biotherapy Journal Review?  It is targeted to researchers, medical professionals, and laypeople alike.  Each issue includes several reviews of published journal articles within the broad umbrella of biotherapy.  The Biotherapy Journal Review also provides a convenient reference list for each biotherapy discipline, including all research published in that discipline within the last corner. …

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Biotherapy Journal Review just published!

Have you seen our Biotherapy Journal Review?  It is targeted to researchers, medical professionals, and laypeople alike.  Each issue includes several reviews of published journal articles within the broad umbrella of biotherapy.  The Biotherapy Journal Review also provides a convenient reference list for each biotherapy discipline, including all research published in that discipline within the…

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Rothenberger et. al. Biotherapy Journal Review Fall 2017

Journal Citation Rothenberger J, Petersen W, Schaller HE, Held M. Determining the appropriate number and duration of leech therapy in congested tissues using tissue spectrophotometry and laser Doppler flowmetry. Wound Repair Regen. 2016;24:1023-1029. Published Abstract A universal protocol determining the number of leeches and their application time does not exist. The aim of this study,…

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Leitner et. al. Biotherapy Journal Review Fall 2017

Journal Citation Leitner L, Sybesma W, Chanishvili N, Goderdzishvili M, Chkhotua A, Ujmajuridze A, Schneider MP, Sartori A, Mehnert U, Bachmann LM, Kessler TM. Bacteriophages for treating urinary tract infections in patients undergoing transurethral resection of the prostate: a randomized, placebo-controlled, double-blind clinical trial. BMC Urol. 2017;17:90. Published Abstract BACKGROUND:  Urinary tract infections (UTI) are…

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