Why arteriosclerosis looks like an autoimmune disease

Arteriosclerosis bears great similarities to autoimmune diseases. Researchers from Leiden University show this in a new study they published in the journal Nature Cardiovascular Research. "This discovery suggests that treatment ...


How an addicted brain works

Addiction is now understood to be a brain disease. Whether it's alcohol, prescription pain pills, nicotine, gambling, or something else, overcoming an addiction isn't as simple as just stopping or exercising greater control ...

Oncology & Cancer

Modeling the use of beta radiation in cancer treatment

Treating superficial skin tumors especially when they are located above cartilage or bone with beta radiation can help protect sensitive structures during the delivery of treatment.

Biomedical technology

Rapid method shown to detect infection in cystic fibrosis

Southampton researchers have demonstrated a quick and accurate method to diagnose bacterial infections. The technique has the potential to detect infections in cystic fibrosis patients in minutes rather than days.

Oncology & Cancer

How oral cancer acquires radioresistance

A research group led by Associate Professor Ryoji Yoshida and Professor Hideki Nakayama from the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery in Kumamoto University (Japan) has analyzed the extracellular vesicles (EVs) of ...

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