Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Novel Leptospira strain that can infect humans

Malaysian researchers have identified the two species of the Leptospira genus of bacteria responsible for most cases of leptospirosis in the country and discovered a new strain capable of infecting humans.

Radiology & Imaging

Exploring the deep tissues using photoacoustic imaging

Photoacoustic imaging has gained global attention for capturing images without causing pain or using ionizing radiation. Recently, many researchers have heavily studied observing deep tissues to apply photoacoustic imaging ...

Oncology & Cancer

New method to detect early-stage cancer identified

A new method to detect cancer in its early stages using a targeted MRI contrast agent that binds to proteins has been identified by a team of researchers led by Georgia State University Regents' Professor Jenny Yang.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Wrong advice risk for some memory clinic patients

Almost a quarter of people who attend memory clinics have a poorly understood brain condition that is at risk of being overlooked or even misdiagnosed, according to a new study.

Oncology & Cancer

Delay of surgery for DCIS ups risk for invasive breast cancer

(HealthDay)—For each month of delay between diagnosis and surgery for ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS), there is slightly worse survival and an increase in risk for invasive disease, according to a study published online ...

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