Researchers develop new technology to manage cancer pain

Researchers develop new technology to manage cancer painAs cancer patients become increasingly ill toward the end of their lives, their pain often intensifies and increases in frequency. This is distressing not only to the patient, but also to the patient’s caregivers, often a spouse or partner.

On a mission – ‘mood’ apps to combat depression

On a mission – ‘mood’ apps to combat depression Four years ago, a team of Monash psychologists began working on a smartphone app to help combat the growing spectre of anxiety and depression. Now there are two such apps, with one the winner of multiple awards. That app – MoodMission […]

Shared meals important for well-being

Shared meals important for well-beingHow, where and when we eat are key issues for human health and well-being. A multidisciplinary research network at Uppsala University aims to deepen knowledge about what meals signify.

Fighting cancer with a famous poison

Fighting cancer with a famous poison“Some of the most potent cancer drugs ever made include metals and other inorganic compounds.”

Some blood stem cells are better than others

Some blood stem cells are better than othersIn your body, blood stem cells produce approximately 10 billion new white blood cells, which are also known as immune cells, each and every day. Even more remarkably, if some of these blood stem cells fail to do their part, then other blood […]

New drugs could also be deployed against lung and pancreatic cancers

New drugs could also be deployed against lung and pancreatic cancersA new anti-cancer drug may be effective against a wider range of cancers than previously thought. Using a mouse model and samples taken from cancer patients, a team from the Technical University of Munich (TUM) has shown that a new […]

Researchers identify the electrophysiological sign of cerebral infarction

Researchers identify the electrophysiological sign of cerebral infarctionResearchers have analyzed the underlying electrophysiological indicators of subarachnoid hemorrhage, the second most common type of brain hemorrhage that can lead to ischemic stroke within a matter of days. Their findings, which have been published in the journal Brain, may lay the foundations […]

Anticancer drug doubles lifetime of sick animals

Anticancer drug doubles lifetime of sick animalsA research team from NUST MISIS and Pirogov Russian National Research Medical University (RNRMU) has successfully conducted preclinical trials of a new anticancer drug based on magnetite nanoparticles. In the test results, the drug doubled the lifespan of sick mice. The research results have […]

Exposure of European children to electromagnetic fields is below the maximum levels

Exposure of European children to electromagnetic fields is below the maximum levelsChildren in Europe are exposed to higher levels of radiofrequency electromagnetic fields (RF-EMF) in cities, but the total average exposure remains well below the limit reference values. These are the main conclusions of a study led by the Barcelona […]

Adults with high blood pressure face higher healthcare costs

Adults with high blood pressure face higher healthcare costsAdults with high blood pressure face $1,920 higher healthcare costs each year compared to those without high blood pressure, according to new research in Journal of the American Heart Association, the Open Access Journal of the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association.

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