medical research

Next Two Weeks Will Show if We Have Global Pandemic Coronavirus

Posted in Medicine on 11th Feb, 2020
by Alex Muller

“The next two weeks are really critical to understand what’s been happening,” said Benjamin Cowling, head of epidemiology and biostatistics at the University of Hong Kong. We will see if coronavirus has outbreaks in other countries.

Never too late to quit: protective cells could cut risk of lung cancer for ex-smokers

Posted in Medicine on 5th Feb, 2020
by Alex Muller

Protective cells in the lungs of ex-smokers could explain why quitting smoking reduces the risk of developing lung cancer, Cancer Research UK-funded researchers have determined.

Protein infusion could reduce heart failure risk after heart attack

Posted in Medicine on 2nd Jan, 2020
by Alex Muller

Heart disease is the biggest killer in the Western world. A part of the problem is that even if one survives a heart attack, damage to the heart muscle results in the formation of thick scar tissue that can increase the chance of heart failure.

Blood test reveals more than 20 types of cancer

Posted in Medicine on 1st Oct, 2019
by Alex Muller

A new type of blood test that can detect more than 20 types of cancer, and even trace them back to their source.

Stanford innovation brings blood test for chronic fatigue syndrome one step closer

Posted in Medicine on 30th Apr, 2019
by Alex Muller

For decades, sufferers of chronic fatigue syndrome have battled to prove this debilitating illness is not a psychological condition, but in fact an actual biological disease.