New class of drug could treat leukemia with fewer side effects

Posted in Medicine, Science on 27th Aug, 2022
by Alex Muller

Researchers have identified a new class of drugs that could prove useful in fighting leukemia with less side effects than existing chemotherapy drugs.

Researchers hail ‘breakthrough’ in blood-based technology for cancer research

Posted in Medicine, Science on 25th Jul, 2022
by Alex Muller

Metastatic cancers shed DNA into a person’s bloodstream. Dr. Alexander Wyatt. In collaboration with BC Cancer, said the team has developed a blood test that uses an “unprecedented level technological resolution” to examine each cancer’s unique genetic makeup.

Lasers And Ultrasound Combine To Pulverize Arterial Plaque

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

"Overall, the combination of ultrasound and laser reduces the need for laser power and improves the efficiency of atherosclerotic plaque removal."

University of York researchers awarded £22m to investigate blood cancer

Posted in Medicine, Science on 27th Apr, 2022
by Alex Muller

Blood cancer is when the body's normal process of producing blood cells does not take place.

Blood tests can detect persistent lung cancer, according to Cambridge University researchers

Posted in Medicine on 26th Mar, 2022
by Alex Muller

'By trying to develop a blood test to help doctors predict whether a lung cancer might come back or not, we will increase the chance of curing more people.'