Medical research

Brain signals decoded to determine what a person sees

Some people are trapped within their own minds, able to think and feel but unable to express themselves because brain injury or disease has damaged their lines of communication with the outside world.

Oncology & Cancer

Aggregated waste in brain tumors predict disease severity

Proteins are crucial to all cellular processes. So for a cell to stay viable, it has to keep its proteins in shape. In technical terms, it's called protein folding, and it refers to the process by which proteins assume their ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

How does SARS-CoV-2 evade our immune defenses?

How does SARS-CoV-2 evade our immune defenses? It's a good question, actually. When SARS-CoV-2 defeats host defenses, we need to know how it does so, and conversely, when host defenses prevail, that also needs to be understood. ...

Vaccination

Tensions rise as AstraZeneca, EU spar over vaccine delays

The European Union and drugmaker AstraZeneca sparred Wednesday over a delay in coronavirus vaccine deliveries as the deepening dispute raises concerns about the increasing competition for limited supplies of shots needed ...

Oncology & Cancer

Detecting tongue cancer

Progress in image processing has allowed many advances in medicine. Work published in the International Journal of Biomedical Engineering and Technology now shows how an efficient and optimized system for image processing ...

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