Researchers are pursuing ever-more sophisticated treatments to tackle lung cancer. Traditional chemotherapy can have serious side-effects throughout the body, so many new treatments are highly targeted. These methods allow controlled release directly at the tumor using selective agents that are less likely to produce off-target effects.
Staff shortages are a growing challenge for medical laboratories, and now the problem has grabbed the attention of a major media outlet.
Scientists have identified a new genetic disease, which causes some children’s brains to develop abnormally, resulting in delayed intellectual development. The majority of patients with the condition, that has yet to be named, have severe learning difficulties that affect their quality of life.
Scientists have provided a detailed overview on the long-term symptoms experienced by COVID-19 patients after initial primary infection with SARS-CoV-2.
Should the device prove effective, it could replace invasive point-of-care blood draws for clinical laboratory testing during patient drug therapy monitoring
Researchers have found that blocking certain acetylcholine receptors in the lateral habenula (LHb), an area of the brain that balances reward and aversion, made it harder to resist seeking cocaine in a rat model of impulsive behavior. These findings identify a new role for these receptors that may represent a future target for the development of treatments for cocaine use disorder. There are currently no approved medications to treat cocaine use disorder.
Protein levels in blood samples of patients with nonalcoholic fatty liver disease reveal those at highest risk.
Results of a study of molecular tumor profiling in young patients revealed a high rate of genetic alterations with potential for impacting clinical care, including clarifying diagnoses and treatment with matched, precision cancer drugs.
The $28 million vaccine development centre lives inside VIDO's Level 3 containment facility. That distinction makes the facility the first of its kind in Canada. It is the country's largest containment facility and one of only a few in the world. It was paid for through a combined effort by the City of Saskatoon, the government of Saskatchewan and the federal government.
They're not too cuddly, but bearded dragons are working their way into the hearts and homes of American families. And now, researchers at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign are ensuring that these scaly companion animals receive the same medical care as Fluffy, Stripes, and Snowball.
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