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Oncology & Cancer

Researchers uncover how colorectal cancer cells colonize the liver

In cases where cancer is fatal, 9 out of 10 times the culprit is metastasis. This is when the primary tumor has sent out cells, like seeds, and invaded other organs of the body. While medicine has made great progress in treating ...

Obstetrics & gynaecology

Researchers develop hydrogel implant to treat endometriosis

Hydrogels have a variety of use cases, including contact lenses, delivering doses of medication within the body, moisturizers, water storage in soil, cleaning polluted water and as gelling and thickening agents. A hydrogel ...


Artificial intelligence detects heart defects in newborns

Many children announce their arrival in the delivery room with a piercing cry. As a newborn automatically takes its first breath, the lungs inflate, the blood vessels in the lungs widen, and the whole circulatory system reconfigures ...

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