Medical research

Scientists develop 'CATCHER' for crucial biomarkers

Tiny genetic markers, circulating in the blood, have shown great promise in diagnosing and treating disease. Yet identifying and harvesting these extracellular vesicles (EVs) have been a major challenge for science.

Psychology & Psychiatry

A safe space: Medical researchers use virtual reality to reach youth

For years, Dr. Asher Marks, an assistant professor of pediatrics at Yale School of Medicine and director of the Adolescent and Young Adult (AYA) Cancer Program at Yale New Haven Hospital, has urged his young patients to attend ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

How can one assess the effectiveness of hypnosis?

Although hypnosis has existed for hundreds of years, today it is still difficult to clearly judge its usefulness in the medical domain. In a report submitted to the French Directorate General for Health, researchers from ...

Oncology & Cancer

Immunohistochemistry effectively detects ALK rearrangement

ALK rearrangement has been demonstrated to be a potent oncogenic driver and a promising therapeutic target in non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC). It defines a distinct molecular subset of NSCLC, in particular adenocarcinoma ...

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