According to Genetics Home Reference, gene therapy requires the use of healthy genes to treat illnesses. Instead of a person undergoing surgery, genes are introduced to a patient's body to replace corrupted DNA. Another ... More »

Gene therapy is an experimental technique performed by replacing a mutated gene with a healthy copy of the gene as an alternative to surgery or medications. It is designed to make a beneficial protein or introduce new ge... More » Science Biology Cells

Though still experimental, gene therapy fixes genetic defects and potentially reduces the need for drugs, radiation or surgical intervention. Replacing bad genes with good ones may eventually cure Parkinson’s, Alzheimer’... More »

Ozone therapy is the use of ozone to treat certain illnesses such as heart attacks, Parkinson's disease, cancer, ulcers and macular degeneration, according to WebMD. Ozone therapy is a common practice in Europe. More » Health

Maggot therapy is the use of maggots to treat complex wounds, according to experts from the Department of Medical Entomology at the University of Sydney and Westmead Hospital in Australia. During this type of therapy, di... More » Health Conditions & Diseases

Leech therapy is the medicinal use of leeches to treat disease and reattach or transplant limbs. Leech therapy is advocated in a number of treatment processes as the worms contain compounds and enzymes in their saliva th... More »

Studies on the use of low-level laser therapy, also known as LLLT, as a way to relieve osteoarthritis knee pain, demonstrate its effectiveness, as published by the National Center for Biotechnology Information. In additi... More » Health Conditions & Diseases