Health

E-cigarette vapor condensate toxic to alveolar macrophages

(HealthDay)—Electronic cigarette (e-cigarette) vapor condensate (ECVC) is significantly more toxic to alveolar macrophages than e-cigarette liquid (ECL), according to a study published online Aug. 13 in Thorax.

Obstetrics & gynaecology

AI tool to predict IVF success moves closer to commercialisation

An American study into the effectiveness of using artificial intelligence to accurately detect defects in human embryos ahead of IVF treatment has taken the screening technology a step closer to commercialisation.

Health

Tomato sauce helps boost probiotic food benefits

The demand for functional foods is increasing in recent years. Consumers request more food that, as well as a high nutritional value, has a beneficial effect on their organism and reduces the risk of suffering certain illnesses. ...

Oncology & Cancer

Study identifies new target for treatment of melanoma

A Brazilian study shows that inhibition of an RNA named RMEL3, which is encoded by a previously uncharacterized gene (also named RMEL3), can reduce the viability of cultured melanoma cells by up to 95%.

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