Oncology & Cancer

Researchers unlock clues to improving cancer treatment

A research project led by The University of Western Australia in collaboration with Telethon Kids Institute and 13 health research organizations has identified key differences between cancers that respond to immunotherapy ...

Medications

Bringing commonsense cannabis education to the masses

When Kent Hutchison's 70-year-old mother traveled to Colorado in 2014 to explore using marijuana to ease her chronic pain, she got different—often contradictory—advice from every dispensary she visited.

Health

Texture-modified foods for people with dysphagia

A study by the UPV/EHU-University of the Basque Country is calling for an effort to bring various thickeners into line with standard guidelines, which would offer increased clinical safeguards.

Medical research

Fetal heart rate monitoring during labour in low-resource countries

Worldwide, there are over 3 million stillbirths and approximately 3 million newborn deaths each year, most in low-resource countries. About 2 million of these deaths are due to intrapartum hypoxia. There is a strong association ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

How to fight 'scary' superbugs? Cooperation and a special soap

Hospitals and nursing homes in California and Illinois are testing a surprisingly simple strategy against the dangerous, antibiotic-resistant superbugs that kill thousands of people each year: washing patients with a special ...

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