Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

US working with drug firm on new coronavirus treatment

The United States is working with a pharmaceutical company to develop a treatment for the 2019 Novel Coronavirus, using a class of drug that has boosted survival rates among Ebola patients, officials said Tuesday.

Oncology & Cancer

Researchers use brain organoids to study pediatric brain tumors

Hundreds of miniature brains were grown in the laboratories of the University of Trento to study the genetic mechanisms responsible for medulloblastoma, the most common brain cancer affecting children. The results of a collaborative ...

Oncology & Cancer

Decline in late stage cancer diagnoses after health reform law

Advanced stage cancer diagnoses declined following health insurance expansion in Massachusetts, likely due to increased access to screening and diagnostic services that identified cancers earlier, according to new research ...

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