Medical research

Novel RNA factors may help cancer cells thrive

Like Peter Pan, some cells never grow up. In cancer, undifferentiated stem cells may help tumors such as glioblastoma become more aggressive than other forms of the disease. Certain groups of genes are supposed to help cells ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Americans showing hesitancy toward COVID-19 testing

(HealthDay)—Three in four Americans who believed they needed a COVID-19 test report that they either did not get one or delayed getting one, according to the results of a survey released by Quest Diagnostics.

Oncology & Cancer

Queues build for GP appointments and cancer tests

Patients are facing a double whammy of delays as GPs report struggling to meet appointment demand and increased waiting times for vital cancer tests, according to new findings from Cancer Research UK.

Genetics

Genetic differences important in Alzheimer's diagnosis

The two used methods for detecting amyloid pathology in Alzheimer's disease do not give unambiguous results, with the risk of incorrect or delayed care interventions. Now, researchers at Karolinska Institutet in Sweden have ...

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