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Light-Activated "Photoimmunotherapy" Kills Brain Cancer, Reduces Relapse

Posted in Medicine on 25th Jun, 2022
by Alex Muller

The key is a compound that glows under light to guide surgeons to the tumor, while near-infrared light activates a cancer-killing mechanism.

Simple Retina Test Could Accurately Distinguish Autism From ADHD

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

Autism and ADHD are becoming better understood, but clinicians can still find the two conditions difficult to tell apart.

Women Significantly More Likely To Develop Long COVID Than Men

Posted in Medicine on 25th Jun, 2022
by Alex Muller

The researchers hypothesize the same immune response that protects women from acute disease could be what is amplifying the predominance of long COVID.

New Cryoprotectant Chemicals Could Preserve Organs Without Ice Damage

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

The team tested the chemical on four cell types, including skin and brain cells.

Graphene electronic-tattoo monitors blood pressure over time

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

The graphene-based e-tattoo sticks to the skin non-invasively and can monitor a patient's blood pressure