Medical research

Dose of dextrose gel lowers risk of low blood sugar in newborns

A single dose of dextrose gel, rubbed inside a newborn's mouth an hour after birth, can lower their risk of developing neonatal hypoglycaemia, according to a randomized study published in PLOS Medicine by Jane Alsweiler from ...

Oncology & Cancer

Poliovirus therapy shows survival benefit in early patients

An early group of patients who received a modified form of the poliovirus to treat recurrent glioblastoma brain tumors showed survival improvement over historical controls, according to researchers at the Preston Robert Tisch ...

Oncology & Cancer

Poliovirus study finds that less is more

A modified poliovirus therapy that is showing promising results for patients with glioblastoma brain tumors works best at a low dosage, according to the research team at Duke's Preston Robert Tisch Brain Tumor Center where ...

Other

Special CT improves radiotherapy planning

A computer tomograph (CT) with special software solutions is helping to improve the planning of radiotherapy, thus making cancer treatment more effective. Radiotherapy aims to irradiate tumors as precisely as possible. To ...

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