therapy

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n therapy (medicine) the act of caring for someone (as by medication or remedial training etc.) "the quarterback is undergoing treatment for a knee injury","he tried every treatment the doctors suggested","heat therapy gave the best relief"
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: The first U.S. patent for an animal was issued to Harvard University in 1988 for an oncomouse, a genetically engineered mouse that's susceptible to breast cancer. It's used to test anti-cancer therapies.
    • n Therapy Therapeutics.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n therapy The treatment of disease; therapeutics; therapeusis: now used chiefly in compounds: as, neurotherapy.
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Quotations

  • Jeff Zaslow
    Jeff Zaslow
    “Some of these people need ten years of therapy --ten sentences of mine do not equal ten years of therapy.”
  • Joan Rivers
    Joan Rivers
    “My routines come out of total unhappiness. My audiences are my group therapy.”
  • Hubert H. Humphrey
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    “The greatest healing therapy is friendship and love.”
  • Jennifer Jason Leigh
    Jennifer Jason Leigh
    “I love being in therapy. It's just constantly fulfilling for me.”
  • Anita Loos
    Anita%20Loos
    “Show business is the best possible therapy for remorse.”
  • Doug Horton
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    “Smile, it's free therapy.”

Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Gr.

Usage

In literature:

Photographs and tri-dis would have to be taken, the parasite would have to be identified and its sensitivity to therapy determined.
"The Lani People" by J. F. Bone
Diagnosis is not therapy.
"Mary Marston" by George MacDonald
It was time to begin therapy.
"Bad Medicine" by Robert Sheckley
Sex instruction is a post-convalescent therapy.
"The Good Housekeeping Marriage Book" by Various
Therapy is always only the last step.
"Psychotherapy" by Hugo Münsterberg
Even a specialist doesn't have a perfect record of successful therapy.
"A Practical Guide to Self-Hypnosis" by Melvin Powers
We'll try a little therapy, and see what we can do for you.
"The Best Made Plans" by Everett B. Cole
The operations, plus the therapy we'll give him afterward should put him in fine shape.
"Anything You Can Do ..." by Gordon Randall Garrett
No science calls for more elementary common sense, than the science of infant therapy.
"The Eugenic Marriage, Vol 2 (of 4)" by W. Grant Hague
A great help in this type of condition is work therapy.
"The Sexual Question" by August Forel
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In poetry:

Called up old Reichian analyst
who'd kicked me out of therapy for smoking marijuana
'It's happened' I panted 'There's a Lion in my living room'
'I'm afraid any discussion would have no value' he hung up
"The Lion For Real" by Allen Ginsberg

In news:

Indulge in therapies to find respite from anxiety.
A former Scooter Therapy location at 9 North Ingersoll will now provide care and maintenance for the city's art scene with Bright Red Studios.
A Florida man recently was the first patient to get the therapy at St Joseph Medical Center.
We agree with Stephen Obaro that short-course antibiotic therapy for bacterial meningitis is not new.
Governments should pay for smoking cessation therapies.
Once approved by the FDA, the therapy becomes available for physicians to prescribe.
In the Lap of Therapy.
Do you think a gene therapy will receive either FDA or EMA approval in the next two years.
SANTA CLARA, California, September 11 MY name is John Mullen and I have my Doctorate in Physical Therapy.
95 Percent of All Treated Tumors Demonstrated Response to ImmunoPulse Therapy.
Lonza to Manufacture Heart Failure Enzyme Replacement Therapy.
Estrogen -Only Hormone Therapy Is Safer Than Previously Thought.
Children face up to four-year wait for therapy.
Cavenaugh Kelly, Therapy Coordinator and Occupational Therapist, stopped by our studio on Wednesday November 9th to discuss in-home Occupational and Physical Therapy.
More recently, a form of talk therapy called cognitive therapy (CT) has become popular.
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In science:

Mesoscale computer modeling of lipid-dna complexes for gene therapy.
Biological and synthetic membranes: What can be learned from a coarse-grained description?
The first study is constructed based on the data we obtained from a recent study on an undisclosed therapy to treat RA at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston.
Detection of treatment effects by covariate-adjusted expected shortfall
Establishing the relationship of virologic responses with clinical factors and covariates during long-term antiretroviral (ARV) therapy is important to the development of effective treatments.
A dynamic Bayesian nonlinear mixed-effects model of HIV response incorporating medication adherence, drug resistance and covariates
Perelson et al. in their review article, discuss the role of this combination therapy for HCV infection, taking into account the fall in the efficacy levels of the drug s between dosing intervals.
Analysis of Hepatitis C Viral Dynamics Using Latin Hypercube Sampling
The HapMap and Genome-Wide Association Studies in Diagnosis and Therapy.
Assessment of Pooled Association Tests for Rare Genetic Variants within a Unified Framework
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