Oncology & Cancer

Mystery about the cancer drug nelarabine solved after decades

Acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) is the most common kind of cancer in children. T-ALL, a subtype that resembles T-lymphocytes, can be treated successfully with the drug nelarabine. The drug has not been successful, however, ...

Health

How can physicians flourish?

Doctors can only perform at the best of their ability in an environment that acknowledges and strengthens 'calling and comradeship.' According to Ph.D. student Myra van den Goor of the University of Twente, these human- and ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Video: Can pooling samples speed up testing?

Testing individual samples one-by-one will tell doctors whether or not specific patients may or may not have a disease, but it's inefficient for finding single carriers in larger populations.

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