A new study in JNCI Cancer Spectrum finds that exposure to radiation from CT scans is associated with higher risks of developing thyroid cancer and leukemia.... NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
Using artificial intelligence to determine whether immunotherapy is working  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
Currently, only about 20% of all cancer patients will actually benefit from costly immunotherapy. New research can now determine which ones are in that category, simply by analyzing previously unseen... more
No symptoms? No thyroid testing!  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
The Canadian Task Force on Preventive Health Care has published new recommendations that rule out the need to do a thyroid screening test “just because” if the patient doesn’t have symptoms of thyroid abnormality, is an adult, isn’t... more
AI helps find signs of heart disease on lung cancer screens  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
Artificial intelligence (AI) provides an automated and accurate tool to measure a common marker of heart disease in patients getting chest CT scans for lung cancer... more
Medical News Today: Breast cancer: Does hair dye increase risk?  MNT · 6 days
A recent study links permanent hair dye and chemical straighteners to an increase in breast cancer risk. In this article, we put the findings into context. more
New approach to treating incurable leukemia in children discovered  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
Acute lymphoblastic leukemia is the most common form of cancer affecting children in Switzerland and, unfortunately, is often incurable. Researchers have now found a way to stop the driving force... more
Risk of death from heart disease found to be higher in cancer patients  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
More than one in ten cancer patients do not die from their cancer but from heart and blood vessel problems instead, according... more
Motorized scooter injuries  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
More than half of people who received X-rays or CT scans after electric scooter accidents were found to have injuries, most commonly to the upper extremities, according to a new study. Researchers said the findings underscore the need for more... more
Scientists discover new approach to treating incurable leukemia in children  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
Acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) is a form of blood cancer that primarily affects children and young people. more
Scientists develop new therapy for acute myeloid leukemia  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory scientists, with chemists and cancer biologists from Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, have developed a new therapy that extended the survival of mice with acute myeloid leukemia. more
Study finds that even light alcohol consumption may increase overall cancer risk  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 days
A new study suggests that even light-to-moderate alcohol consumption may increase overall cancer risk. more
Smoking cannabis increases testicular cancer risk  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
Men who regularly smoke cannabis increase their risk of developing testicular cancer, according to a new study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA). more
Study finds no benefits of screening for thyroid dysfunction in nonpregnant adults  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
A new guideline from the Canadian Task Force on Preventive Health Care recommends against routine screening for thyroid dysfunction in nonpregnant adults without symptoms... more
New gene mutation involved in familial thyroid cancers identified  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
Researchers from Penn State College of Medicine identified a new gene mutation that may cause a type of familial thyroid cancer. more
Permanent hair dye and straighteners may increase breast cancer risk  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
Scientists found that women who use permanent hair dye and chemical hair straighteners have a higher risk of developing breast cancer than women who don't use these products.... more
Authors take in-depth look at risks associated with medical AI/ML systems  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
Artificial intelligence and machine learning (AI/ML) are increasingly transforming the healthcare sector. From spotting malignant tumours to reading CT scans and mammograms, AI/ML-based technology is faster... more
Study shows unexpected mechanism for lipid acquisition by breast cancer cells  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
High-fat diets and obesity have been shown to increase the risk of breast cancer and worsen outcomes and prognosis of breast cancer patients. A team of... more
Brain cancer: Lithium may restore cognitive function after radiation  MNT · 3 weeks
New research has found that lithium improves memory and learning capabilities in young female mice that have undergone radiation treatment. more
Hypothyroidism associated with increased risk of mortality in older adults  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
While older adults with hypothyroidism face an elevated risk of death, individuals with subclinical hypothyroidism, a milder form of underactive thyroid, did not face the same risk, according... more
Medical News Today: Brain cancer: Lithium may restore cognitive function after radiation  MNT · 3 weeks
New research has found that lithium improves memory and learning capabilities in young female mice that have undergone radiation treatment. more
New antenna tech to equip ceramic coatings with heat radiation control  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
Researchers have developed a way for ceramic coatings to control heat radiation, a feature that could increase the performance of aircraft engines operating at high temperatures. more
Shorter course of high-dose radiation treatment shows promise in breast cancer patients  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
A shorter course of higher-dose radiation treatment to part of the breast is showing promise in women with early-stage breast cancer who undergo breast... more
Tandem radiation therapy effective in prostate cancer patients with no treatment options  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
Reports of new cancer treatments often raise high hopes and expectations, particularly, of course, among cancer patients and their families. more
Determining topographical radiation dose profiles using gel nanosensors  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
The routine measurement of radiation doses can be clinically challenging due to limitations with conventional dosimeters used to measure the dose uptake of external ionizing radiation. In a new study, Karthik Pushpavanam... more
Anti-epileptic drugs linked to increase in patients' risk of suicide  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
Three of the most common forms of anti-epileptic drugs in Denmark is associated with increase in patients' risk of suicide. However, the risk is low and should be... more
Rutgers Cancer Institute researchers awarded $2.3 million in American Cancer Society grants  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
More than $2.3 million in Research Scholar Grants from the American Cancer Society have been awarded to three Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey... more
Even light to moderate alcohol consumption can increase cancer risk  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 days
In a study conducted in Japan, even light to moderate alcohol consumption was associated with elevated cancer risks. more
Study: Weight loss surgery can increase risk of colorectal cancer  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
Although colorectal cancer is associated with obesity, it is unclear if weight loss surgery impacts the incidence of these tumors. more
Miniaturized, light-adaptive, wireless dosimeters autonomously monitor exposure to electromagnetic radiation  Science Magazine · 1 day
Exposure to electromagnetic radiation (EMR) from the sun and from artificial lighting systems represents a modifiable risk factor for a broad range of health conditions including skin cancer,... more
Bram Stoker’s Vampire Victim Shows ‘Textbook’ Leukemia Symptoms  LIVE SCIENCE · 4 weeks
ymptoms of acute leukemia resemble depictions of people suffering from vampire attacks in popular gothic novels. more
MORE SCIENCE VIDEO
Antarctic video reveals deepest canyon on Earth
Science Magazine
An upcoming ESA mission is going to remove one piece of space junk from orbit
PHYS.ORG
Sébastien's YGT: System Engineer in the Clean Space Office
ESA
Artificial Intelligence (AI) in Cancer Care
NEWS MEDICAL
The return to Venus and what it means for Earth
PHYS.ORG
Watching a drug in action: Precise action anti-cancer drugs in the cell clarified
PHYS.ORG
Research explores state of migrant worker protections
PHYS.ORG
Research shows that using green products leads to a warm glow in shoppers
PHYS.ORG
A 'once a month' birth control pill
NEWS MEDICAL
How we can recycle more buildings
PHYS.ORG
Study reveals climate change impact on Antarctic penguins
PHYS.ORG
NASA's OSIRIS-REx in the midst of site selection
PHYS.ORG
Candidates are betting big on health. Is that what voters really want?
NEWS MEDICAL
Dogs hear words the same way we do
Science Magazine
NASA develops second-generation search and rescue beacon technology
PHYS.ORG
FRESH SCIENCE