Neuroscience

New method to detect oxygen consumption in the brain

The human brain consumes an immense amount of energy and needs an uninterrupted supply of oxygen to maintain its activity. Therefore, the brain is equipped with a network of delicate blood vessels that transport oxygen molecules ...

Oncology & Cancer

Faulty DNA repair may lead to BRCA-linked cancers

Error-prone DNA replication and repair may lead to mutations and cancer in individuals who inherit a mutant copy of the BRCA1 gene, according to a new study by Weill Cornell Medicine investigators. The discovery has potential ...

Oncology & Cancer

3D bioprinting platform replicates patient-specific tumors

Bowel cancer patients could in the future benefit from a new 3D bioprinting technology which would use their own cells to replicate the complex cellular environment of solid tumors in 3D models. The University of Bristol-led ...

Medications

New ways of reducing antibiotics in primary care

In human medicine, antibiotics are most commonly used in primary care, particularly for respiratory and urinary tract infections. But it is precisely for these illnesses that patients are often prescribed antibiotics unnecessarily. ...

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