Oncology & Cancer

Developing a new treatment for lung cancer

In Norway, more than 3,300 people contract lung cancer every year. It is the second most common form of cancer among both women and men, after breast and prostate cancer, respectively. It also exhibits the highest cancer ...

Medications

Antibiotic use in Uganda is high

Even before the COVID crisis, excessive use and misuse of lifesaving antibiotics had contributed to the emergence of resistant strains of disease-causing organisms. This has rendered many of the most powerful treatments in ...

Health

Breakthrough in how buildings can promote health and well-being

Having understood the ill-effects if sick building syndrome and the need to better conserve energy by incorporating green features, architects are also utilizing certain elements of an architectural design system shown to ...

Neuroscience

How brains form visual maps

Maps have played an important role in scientific progress. Claudius Ptolemaeus transformed our understanding of the world with his map of Earth, and Tycho Brahe enhanced understanding of the universe with his map of the stars. ...

Medical research

Scientists to trial long-acting injection for high blood pressure

Scientists from Queen Mary University of London and Barts Health NHS Trust are trialing an investigational medication for high blood pressure (hypertension) in a clinical study which will give patients an injection of the ...

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