Medical research

Lung cancer: When radiotherapy fails

Lung cancer is the most common cancer in the world, with 2.2 million new cases and around 1.8 million deaths in 2020 alone. Although knowledge about the disease has improved considerably, and new therapeutic strategies can ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Review shines a light on the overlooked virus, hepatitis D

Viral hepatitis is a serious health condition that affects the liver. While hepatitis B and C viruses are commonly targeted by public health measures aiming to reduce the disease burden, there is another, less commonly known ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

How herpesviruses awaken

Eight different herpesviruses are known to date in humans. They all settle permanently in the body after acute infection. Under certain circumstances, they wake up from this dormant phase, multiply and attack other cells. ...

Neuroscience

Researchers identify osteoarthritis 'pain pathway'

Researchers from North Carolina State University have discovered that a particular molecular signaling pathway plays an important role in producing osteoarthritis (OA) pain. Using a mouse model of painful osteoarthritis, ...

Oncology & Cancer

ATA issues guidelines for managing anaplastic thyroid cancer

(HealthDay)—In new guidelines issued by the American Thyroid Association and published in the March issue of Thyroid, recommendations are presented for the diagnosis, evaluation, and treatment of anaplastic thyroid cancer ...

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