Neuroscience

Don't underestimate the developing brains of children

Children's brains react in the same way to social feedback as adults' brains. But handling frustration or aggression after being rejected is a different matter, developmental psychologist Michelle Achterberg has discovered. ...

Neuroscience

Brain study identifies possible causes of ethnic pain disparities

In her Social and Cultural Neuroscience Lab at the University of Miami, assistant professor of Psychology Elizabeth Losin investigates the mechanisms underlying racial and ethnic disparities related to pain and pain treatment. ...

Oncology & Cancer

PET/MRI identifies notable breast cancer imaging biomarkers

Researchers have identified several potentially useful breast cancer biomarkers that indicate the presence and risk of malignancy, according to new research published in the January issue of The Journal of Nuclear Medicine. ...

Medical research

Using robotics technology to fight breast cancer

Vincent Groenhuis, a Ph.D. candidate at the University of Twente, has spent the past four years working on the fight against breast cancer. Using various prototypes of 3-D-printed biopsy robots, he has been able to develop ...

Oncology & Cancer

Novel MRI-guided ultrasound treatment destroys prostate cancer

A novel MRI-guided procedure that uses therapeutic ultrasound effectively treats prostate cancer with minimal side effects, according to a new study presented today at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North ...

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