Oncology & Cancer

Era of hope for patients with lung cancer

November is Lung Cancer Awareness month. Lung cancer is the most common cancer worldwide, with more than 2.1 million cases, according to the American Lung Association.


Advances in treating pulmonary arterial hypertension

Treatments for pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH)—a type of high blood pressure that affects arteries in the lungs and in the heart—have improved significantly over the past 15 to 20 years and researchers at the University ...


Sentences have their own timing in the brain

The brain links incoming speech sounds to knowledge of grammar, which is abstract in nature. But how does the brain encode abstract sentence structure? In a neuroimaging study published in PLOS Biology, researchers from the ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Afghanistan faces raging measles outbreak: WHO

A raging measles outbreak has sickened thousands and killed nearly 100 in crisis-ravaged Afghanistan this year, the World Health Organization said Friday, warning that many more would die without urgent action.


Researchers outline specific patterns in reading in Russian

Psycholinguists from the HSE Center for Language and Brain, in collaboration with researchers from the City University of New York and the University of Stuttgart, investigated how reading in Russian varies among different ...

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