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Could artificial intelligence be the future of cancer diagnosis?

Cancer - Τρί, 07/16/2019 - 13:00
The authors of a recent paper believe that in the future, artificial intelligence might be able to tell benign from malignant lesions without a biopsy.
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What to know about proton therapy for breast cancer

Cancer - Τρί, 07/16/2019 - 07:00
Proton therapy is a type of radiation that can treat cancers, including breast cancer. This article discusses its uses, effectiveness, and procedure.
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What to know about mucinous carcinoma

Cancer - Δευ, 07/15/2019 - 23:00
Mucinous carcinoma is a rare type of cancer that usually affects the breast. In this article, we look at its symptoms, causes, treatments, and the outlook.
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Genes vs. lifestyle: Study 'undermines fatalistic view of dementia'

Genetics - Δευ, 07/15/2019 - 18:00
New research suggests that making healthful lifestyle choices can offset the genetic risk of developing Alzheimer's and other forms of dementia.
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New psychosis treatment targets genetic mutation instead of symptoms

Genetics - Δευ, 07/15/2019 - 10:00
New research describes the case study of two people with psychotic conditions who benefited from an innovative treatment for psychosis.
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Bowel cancer: 3-drug combo may offer alternative to chemo

Cancer - Κυρ, 07/14/2019 - 13:00
By combining three different drugs, researchers may have found a potential alternative to chemotherapy as a treatment for an advanced form of bowel cancer.
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Could the common cold 'revolutionize' bladder cancer treatment?

Cancer - Σάβ, 07/13/2019 - 13:00
New research suggests that a strain of the common cold may successfully treat non-muscle invasive bladder cancer, which is 'highly prevalent.'
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What to know about bleeding nipples

Hematology - Σάβ, 07/13/2019 - 05:00
Bleeding nipples may occur as a result of breastfeeding, skin irritation, allergies, and infections. Treatment depends on the underlying cause. Learn more about the causes of bleeding nipples here.
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List of tests for diabetes

Hematology - Παρ, 07/12/2019 - 21:00
Doctors use various tests to detect type 1, type 2, and gestational diabetes. Here, learn about these tests, including how to prepare for them, what they evaluate, and what the results show.
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How having a close relative with Alzheimer's may affect cognition

Genetics - Παρ, 07/12/2019 - 17:00
New research suggests that having a relative with Alzheimer's disease may put people at risk of a premature decline in memory and learning.
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Common blood pressure drug may harm gut health

Genetics - Παρ, 07/12/2019 - 13:00
Researchers using genetic analysis to estimate the effect of antihypertensive drugs on the risk of various diseases found negative effects on gut health.
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Sugary drinks, including 100% fruit juices, may raise cancer risk

Cancer - Πέμ, 07/11/2019 - 13:00
New research finds a link between consuming sugary drinks, including fruit juices with no added sugar, and the risk of overall cancer and breast cancer.
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What can cause itchy skin without a rash?

Cancer - Τετ, 07/10/2019 - 20:00
Most people associate itchy skin with a rash, but many factors can cause itchy skin without creating a visible rash or skin changes. In this article, we discuss the possible causes and treatments of itching without a rash.
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Breast cancer: Blood test may predict relapse

Hematology - Τετ, 07/10/2019 - 12:00
New research introduces an innovative blood test that may predict the chances of breast cancer recurring by measuring a person's antitumor response.
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New research may explain why evolution made humans 'fat'

Genetics - Σάβ, 07/06/2019 - 13:00
Scientists compare how fat cell DNA is packaged in humans, chimps, and other primates. The results reveal the role of evolution in human fat metabolism.
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How does tumor size relate to breast cancer stage?

Cancer - Παρ, 07/05/2019 - 20:00
Doctors use tumor size to help determine the stage of breast cancer. People with early-stage cancers are likely to have smaller tumors that are easier for doctors to treat. However, doctors take many other factors into account when determining the cancer stage and possible treatment approaches. Learn more here.
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3 creepy crawlies that may revolutionize health

Cancer - Παρ, 07/05/2019 - 19:00
Are you scared or fascinated by crawling, flying, scurrying critters? This Spotlight feature explains how creepy crawlies may forward clinical research.
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Pro-obesity environment and genes could explain big rise in body weight

Genetics - Παρ, 07/05/2019 - 18:00
While genes can raise obesity risk, they interact with environment to drive up BMI, with environment likely contributing more, Norwegian study suggests.
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Programming bacteria to fight cancer

Cancer - Πέμ, 07/04/2019 - 19:00
Scientists have shown that programming bacteria to help the immune system fight cancer can shrink tumors and increase survival in mice.
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Programming bacteria to fight cancer

Genetics - Πέμ, 07/04/2019 - 19:00
Scientists have shown that programming bacteria to help the immune system fight cancer can shrink tumors and increase survival in mice.
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