Leukometer promises needle-free monitoring of the immune system

Posted in Hardware on 6th Oct, 2015
by Alex Muller

The leukometer is a portable device that could allow patients monitor their own white blood cell counts at home.

An anti-inflammatory 'smart drug' that activates only in high-inflammation areas

Posted in Science on 25th Jul, 2015
by Alex Muller

An important solution for immunosuppressed patients, older patients, and those undergoing chemotherapy.

Sleeping cancer cells can 'wake up' decades later

Posted in Medicine on 28th May, 2015
by Alex Muller

Blood cancer cells can avoid being killed by lying dormant, sometimes for decades.

How to identify which cancer drugs work best for each patient

Posted in Hardware on 24th Apr, 2015
by Alex Muller

An implantable device could allow doctors to test cancer drugs in patients before prescribing chemotherapy.

Brain barrier opened for first time to treat cancer

Posted in Medicine on 23rd Oct, 2014
by Alex Muller

Doctors have opened and closed the brain's protector, the blood-brain barrier, on demand. The breakthrough will allow drugs to reach diseased areas that are otherwise blocked.