Biomedical technology

Scientists successfully maneuver robot through living lung tissue

Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer-related deaths in the United States. Some tumors are extremely small and hide deep within lung tissue, making it difficult for surgeons to reach them. To address this challenge, ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Study finds wrist temperature linked with future risk of disease

Continuous wrist temperature monitoring can uncover insights into the potential for future disease risk for ailments like type 2 diabetes, hypertension, liver disease, kidney failure, and more. These new findings from Perelman ...

Medications

New strategies reduce treatment failure in malaria by up to 81%

Artemisinin-based combination therapies (ACTs) are the globally-accepted first-line treatments for malaria—a mosquito-borne disease caused by the Plasmodium falciparum parasite that annually kills around 600,000 people, ...

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