Medications

Cancer therapy using on-site synthesis of anticancer drugs

An international research group at the RIKEN Cluster for Pioneering Research (CPR) has successfully treated cancer in mice using metal catalysts that assemble anticancer drugs together inside the body. Published in the scientific ...

Health

Troubling levels of toxic metals found in lipstick

A new analysis of the contents of lipstick and lip gloss may cause you to pause before puckering. Researchers at the University of California, Berkeley's School of Public Health tested 32 different lipsticks and lip glosses ...

Health

What happens if I'm exposed to radioactive material?

Radioactivity—which describes the energetic disintegration of atoms—is a constant presence in our lives. There are radioactive gases in the air we breathe, and even our own bodies contain naturally occurring radioactive ...

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