Oncology & Cancer

Classifying cancer cells to predict metastatic potential

Cancer cells that initiate metastasis, or the spread of the disease from its primary location, are different from cancer cells that stay in the original tumor. Distinguishing metastasis-initiating cell types can determine ...


Expert calls for reforms to address the overdose crisis

At the end of 2022, the federal government eliminated the "X waiver," a major hurdle to providing addiction treatment, but progress needs to be continued, according to the authors of a new Perspective piece published in the ...

Sports medicine & Kinesiology

Training protocol improves balance by almost 30%

Good balance is a critical aspect of everyday life. From performing simple day-to-day activities like walking and climbing stairs to more complex, athletic activities, balance is required in order to prevent falls and injuries.

Medical research

Study finds significant variation in anatomy of human guts

New research finds there is significant variation in the anatomy of the human digestive system, with pronounced differences possible between healthy individuals. The finding has implications for understanding the role that ...

Alzheimer's disease & dementia

Study finds the quality of most dementia apps is insufficient

Memory training, exercises to improve brain fitness, early detection tests for dementia or tools to help caregivers organize their daily schedule: The range of apps for people with dementia and their care-giving relatives ...

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