Oncology & Cancer

Researchers identify pathway that regulates angiogenesis in tumors

The formation of new blood vessels, also known as angiogenesis, is critical to the development and progression of cancer. Angiogenesis is controlled by many different protein messengers that can either stimulate or inhibit ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

What's a pulse oximeter? Should I buy one to monitor COVID at home?

Having a low level of oxygen in the blood is an early sign of worsening COVID. But not everyone gets obvious symptoms. For instance, some people can have low oxygen levels without getting short of breath or feeling otherwise ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

First double-lung transplant after COVID-19 performed in Portugal

Doctors in Lisbon report on the case of a 61-year-old man who received a double lung transplant after his lungs were irreparably damaged by COVID-19, in a case report being presented at Euroanaesthesia, the annual meeting ...

Biomedical technology

New model points to solution to global blood shortage

Blood transfusions save lives, yet the precious fluid is in desperately short supply, not just in the U.S. but around the globe. But what if transfusions don't always require blood?

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