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Next-Generation Total Artificial Heart Successfully Transplanted Into First US Patient

Posted in Hardware, Medicine on 4th Aug, 2021
by Alex Muller

Embedded sensors automatically adapt blood flow to a person’s needs in any given moment; if, for example, they’re exercising, blood flow will increase. It's this aspect that has earned the Carmat heart the designation of 'next-generation'

1 In 3 Cancer Articles On Social Media Contain Harmful Misinformation

Posted in Medicine, Online, Science on 3rd Aug, 2021
by Alex Muller

The researchers hope their findings will aid the development of tools and behavioral interventions to counter cancer misinformation online.

Cancer Research News Summary

Posted in Medicine, Science on 3rd Aug, 2021
by Alex Muller

A quick summary of some of the most important issues in oncology today

Cancer Treatment Without Hair Loss Could Be Close After Breakthrough Research

Posted in Medicine, Science on 3rd Aug, 2021
by Alex Muller

Cancer treatment without the stressful side-effect of hair loss could be on the horizon, according to a new study.

Blood Test Could Tailor Treatment After Surgery

Posted in Medicine, Science on 3rd Aug, 2021
by Alex Muller

It’s difficult to know whether someone’s cancer has been completely removed, or if a little is left behind. And that distinction is crucial, because even if a small number of cancer cells remain, it could mean a patient’s cancer comes back.