Cardiology

Ischaemic stroke assessment

Non-contrast computed tomography (NCCT) is a low-cost medical imaging technology that is used widely in investigating damage to a patient's brain caused by ischaemic stroke. However, writing in the International Journal of ...

Oncology & Cancer

Does work stress increase cancer risk?

In an International Journal of Cancer study of data on more than 280,000 people from North America and Europe, work stress was associated with a significantly increased risk of colorectal, esophagus, and lung cancers.

Neuroscience

How your moving brain sees the world

What we see is not only determined by what is really there, but also depends on whether we are paying attention, whether we are moving, excited or interested. In a new study published in Nature Communications, scientists ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

WHO: Malaria reductions stall after progress

The World Health Organization says progress in reducing the number of people contracting malaria has stalled after several years of global declines.

Medical research

Gadolinium deposition in the brain not dose dependent

Investigators at Children's Hospital Los Angeles have determined that in children receiving gadolinium as a contrast agent to enhance MRI examinations, signal changes attributed solely to deposition of this material in the ...

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