Neuroscience

Researchers were not right about left brains

The left and right sides of the human brain are specialized for some cognitive abilities. For example, in humans, language is processed predominantly in the left hemisphere, and the right hand is controlled by the motor cortex ...

Medical research

In vitro organ model research trends

Two distinct approaches are predominantly used to recapitulate physiologically relevant in vitro human organ models. Organoids use stem cells to grow self-assembled replica organs through directed differentiation, whereas ...

Surgery

Intraoral endoscopic thyroidectomy leaves no scar

A new study compares two surgical approaches to endoscopic thyroid removal, neither of which produces a scar in the neck area, providing a comprehensive comparison of the therapeutic effects and cosmetic results of each approach. ...

Health

How long can humans live?

Humans are living longer around the world. While there have been obvious ups and downs, life expectancy at birth overall has been steadily increasing for many years. It has more than doubled in the last two centuries.

Oncology & Cancer

Neuroendocrine tumors: Choosing the best treatment

An increasing number of new anti-cancer drugs are approved each year. During the authorization process, such new drugs usually undergo comparisons to other single drugs, but only rarely to multiple established drugs. This ...