Posts Tagged ‘Cells’

Searching for the Silver Bullet

Posted on: March 30th, 2018 by admin 2 Comments

A new family of anti-cancer drugs based on the metal silver has been discovered by researchers working at the University […]

The Time is Now

Posted on: March 2nd, 2018 by admin 1 Comment

The majority of specialists working in medical imaging are diagnostic radiologists, while a relatively small number practise interventional radiology, with […]

An Old Drug Grabs New Attention

Posted on: February 23rd, 2018 by admin 1 Comment

The drug thalidomide, given to pregnant women in the late 1950s, was responsible for serious birth defects that led to its […]

Awaiting the Call from Stockholm

Posted on: October 6th, 2017 by admin 1 Comment

It’s the first week of October when many researchers who believe they may be candidates for the Nobel Prize are awaiting […]

Approval of “Living Drug” to Treat Cancer

Posted on: September 1st, 2017 by admin 4 Comments

In 2012 six-year-old Emily Whitehead was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukaemia and, since she did not respond to standard treatment, was near […]

Late Spread Supports Early Diagnosis

Posted on: August 18th, 2017 by admin 1 Comment

Scientists from the Sanger Institute in Cambridge, UK and their international collaborators have just published a paper in Cancer Cell entitled “Genomic evolution of […]

Blood vs Breath vs Tears

Posted on: July 14th, 2017 by admin 3 Comments

Over the past four years we have written about using blood samples for the early detection of breast cancer, including: studies […]

A Dangerous Outburst

Posted on: July 7th, 2017 by admin 2 Comments

Iatrogenic derives from the Greek words iatros, meaning physician, and genein which means to produce, and may be defined as any adverse […]

When Sound Meets Blood

Posted on: April 14th, 2017 by admin 2 Comments

Biomedical engineers from the University of Glasgow have developed an innovative device for the diagnosis of medical conditions using sound-wave technology to […]

Artificial Intelligence: the Dutch Connection

Posted on: April 7th, 2017 by admin 1 Comment

Digital pathology is an emerging field in medical imaging that is expanding rapidly, where glass slides containing tissue specimens are […]