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Interview with Cancer Researcher Dr Ali Roghanian

Posted in Medicine on 3rd Jul, 2022
by Alex Muller

Cancer immunotherapy is a powerful class of treatments that has the potential to generate potent and long-lasting immunity against tumour cells, like providing protection against viruses and bacteria. Similar to vaccination, the potential of cancer immunotherapy to induce memory immune responses is of particular importance, as it limits the chance of tumour recurrence and escape.

Interview with an Expert: Immunotherapy Update

Posted in Interviews, Medicine on 3rd Jul, 2022
by Alex Muller

Elizabeth M. Jaffee, M.D., is an internationally recognized expert in pancreatic cancer and immunotherapy research.

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.