Oncology & Cancer

Scientists develop 'world first' melanoma blood test

Australian researchers said Wednesday they have developed a blood test for melanoma in its early stages, calling it a "world first" breakthrough that could save many lives.

Neuroscience

New study explains how your brain helps you learn new skills

Even if you haven't ridden your bike in years, you probably remember how to do so without giving it much thought. If you're a skilled piano player, odds are you can easily sit down and play a song you've rehearsed before. ...

Oncology & Cancer

New skin patch treatment kills most common form of skin cancer

A customized patch treatment for basal cell carcinoma completely destroys facial tumors without surgery or major radiation therapy in 80 percent of patients studied, say researchers at the Society of Nuclear Medicine's 2012 ...

Surgery

New non-invasive treatment of basal cell carcinoma

Research conducted by H. Ray Jalian, M.D., Mathew M. Avram, M.D., J.D., Kelly J. Stankiewicz, M.D., Joshua D. Shofner, M.D., and Zeina Tannous, M.D. was selected as Editor's Choice for the January 2014 issue of Lasers in ...

Neuroscience

In the brain, winning is everywhere

Winning may not be the only thing, but the human brain devotes a lot of resources to the outcome of games, a new study by Yale researchers suggest.

Oncology & Cancer

New device to diagnose skin cancer

In the United States alone, about 3.3 million people are diagnosed with basal and squamous cell cancers (skin cancers) per year. Skin cancer is still detected using visual examination, a method of limited reliability for ...

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