Medical research

Radio waves from mobile phones do not affect cognition: Study

A World Health Organization-commissioned systematic review finds that radio wave exposure from mobile phones does not affect learning, memory, attention span and other cognitive functions like coordination. The work is published ...

Oncology & Cancer

Using radiation therapy to treat brain tumors

Most patients with brain tumors receive one of two types of radiation: external beam radiation, in which the tumor is treated over the course of several weeks, or radiosurgery, in which patients receive a high dose of radiation ...


US finalizes ban on last form of asbestos in use

President Joe Biden's administration on Monday finalized a rule banning the last remaining form of asbestos in the United States, half a century after the government first targeted the cancer-causing mineral.

Arthritis & Rheumatism

Recommendations for imaging in crystal-induced arthropathies

Crystal-induced arthropathies (CiA) are caused by crystal deposits in a person's joints and associated tissues. The most frequent forms of these very common conditions be caused by three different types of crystals: monosodium ...

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