Oncology & Cancer

Engineers report advance in rapid cancer detection and monitoring

When it comes to cancer detection, size matters. Traditional diagnostic imaging cannot detect tumors smaller than a certain size, causing missed opportunities for early detection and treatment. Circulating tumor exosomes ...

Parkinson's & Movement disorders

Parkinson's disease: When molecular guardians need to be protected

Parkinson's disease is the second most common, age-related, neurodegenerative disease: In Germany alone, about 300,000 people are affected and experience sometimes major limitations to their quality of life. Although Parkinson's ...

Genetics

How to map brain connections using DNA barcodes

A new method developed at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory (CSHL) uses DNA sequencing to efficiently map long-range connections between different regions of the brain. The approach dramatically reduces the cost of mapping brain-wide ...

Immunology

May contain nuts: But how much is too much?

In a new study published in the Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, the researchers identified the level of five of the most common food allergens which would cause a reaction in only ten percent of people who are ...

Medications

Supplement manufacturers often ignore FDA warning letters

A considerable proportion of products remain available for purchase after issuance of U.S. Food and Drug Administration warning letters targeting specific supplement products, according to a research letter published in the ...

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