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Implantable Immunotherapy "factory" Fights Cancer Faster, More Effectively

Posted in Medicine on 31st Mar, 2022
by Alex Muller

Researchers at North Carolina State University (NCSU) have developed a marshmallow-like implant that can train a patient’s immune system to fight off cancer.

No Link Between Cell Phone Use And Brain Tumors, Long-term Oxford Study Finds

Posted in Medicine on 31st Mar, 2022
by Alex Muller

Drilling down into the data the researchers also saw no difference in the rates of tumours appearing on the right side of the head versus the left side of the head in daily cell phone users.

Scientists Use AI To Trace The Origins Of Psychedelic Experiences In The Brain

Posted in Medicine, Science on 31st Mar, 2022
by Alex Muller

For the past several decades, psychedelics have been widely stigmatized as dangerous illegal drugs. But a recent surge of academic research into their use to treat psychiatric conditions is spurring a shift in public opinion.

Israeli Researchers Find A New, Natural Weapon For Fighting Cancer

Posted in Medicine, Science on 30th Mar, 2022
by Alex Muller

Natural antibodies found in tumours could point the way toward improved immunotherapy, according to a new Weizmann Institute study, a potential cancer breakthrough.

UK Cancer Research Studies Fell 32% In First Year Of Covid, Say Charities

Posted in Business, Medicine on 30th Mar, 2022
by Alex Muller

National Cancer Research Institute says funding was hit as charity shops closed and fundraising events cancelled due to pandemic.