fever therapy


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fever therapy

n
(Medicine) a former method of treating disease by raising the body temperature. Compare cryotherapy
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5 [degrees]C fever therapy, called extreme whole body hyperthermia, and has shown this treatment to be safe and well tolerated, absent the feared symptoms of high fever.
Instead of advocating fever therapy (fever induced by artificial means), the scientists claimed that the future of autism treatment lies in drugs that selectively target certain types of noradrenergic brain receptors or, more likely, in epigenetic therapies targeting genes of the LC-NA system.
This system has been undergoing clinical trials in cerebrovascular aneurysm surgery, fever therapy, and acute ischemic stroke.