Oncology & Cancer

Researchers identify an Achilles' heel in neuroblastoma

Neuroblastoma, a childhood cancer that develops from neural cells on the adrenal glands, accounts for 15% of childhood cancer deaths. Almost half of children with high-risk neuroblastoma harbor extra copies of the gene MYCN ...

Ophthalmology

New insights on childhood glaucoma

Children and adolescents living with glaucoma develop a high level of emotional and social resilience to cope with this rare chronic eye condition, a new Flinders University study reveals.

Medical economics

Implementing personalized medicine in hospitals

Imagine a patient with a rare genetic disorder that makes their arms and legs have imprecise and slow movements. For years, the patient has faced serious restrictions in day-to-day life. They tried several treatments, but ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Brain imaging reveals how mindfulness program boosts pain regulation

Research at the University of Wisconsin–Madison's Center for Healthy Minds has isolated the changes in pain-related brain activity that follow mindfulness training—pointing a way toward more targeted and precise pain ...

Alzheimer's disease & dementia

Hope for Alzheimer's blood test

Researchers from Macquarie University's Centre for Ageing, Cognition and Wellbeing are one step closer to a blood test to diagnose Alzheimer's early in the disease's progression.

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