Tiny ‘glass’ bottles deliver drugs at right temp and place

"This new method could allow infusion therapies to target specific parts of the body and potentially negating certain side effects..."

Josh Brown-Georgia Tech | Aug. 16, 2019 | futurity
~4 mins   

Tags: health-and-medicine cancer drug-delivery nanotechnology

A.I. rivals expert eyes at reading breast tissue biopsies

A new artificial intelligence system interprets breast tissue biopsies as accurately as experienced pathologists.

U. Washington | Aug. 12, 2019 | futurity
~5 mins   

Tags: health-and-medicine artifical-intelligence breast-cancer imaging-technology medical-tests

Gene combo linked to endometrial cancer

New research reveals two gene mutations connected to endometrial cancer, which could lead to better, more targeted treatment.

Sarina Gleason-Michigan State | Aug. 8, 2019 | futurity
~3 mins   

Tags: health-and-medicine cancer endometriosis genetic-mutation gynecology

Breast cancer treatment costs influence patient choices

"Surgeons often discuss the emotional and physical side-effects of treatment, yet we rarely discuss the costs."

Sarah Avery-Duke | Aug. 5, 2019 | futurity
~4 mins   

Tags: health-and-medicine breast-cancer cancer decisions health-care-costs money surgery

Can avoiding meat and eggs help fight cancer?

New research offers hope that food could be a weapon against cancer. Should patients cut down on the amino acid methionine?

Sarah Avery-Duke | July 31, 2019 | futurity
~4 mins   

Tags: featured health-and-medicine amino-acids cancer food

Can getting more vitamin A cut skin cancer risk?

In a new study, people who got high levels of vitamin A from their diets had a lower risk of a common type of skin cancer.

Mollie Rappe-Brown | July 31, 2019 | futurity
~5 mins   

Tags: health-and-medicine cancer food skin skin-cancer vitamin-a

Lesbian, gay, and bi women fare worst after cancer

Research finds that lesbian, gay, and bisexual women have the worst quality of life, mentally and physically, after cancer.

Jessica Colarossi-Boston University | July 31, 2019 | futurity
~7 mins   

Tags: health-and-medicine breast-cancer cancer lgbtq

How stem cells maintain the oily glands on your skin

"We demonstrate for the first time ever how the sebaceous glands that contribute to the natural moisture of the skin are formed..."

Cecilie Krabbe-Copenhagen | July 31, 2019 | futurity
~5 mins   

Tags: health-and-medicine cancer skin skin-cancer stem-cells

Better communication helps cancer patients feel ‘in control’

Tools to improve communication between doctors and patients receiving cancer care can help patients feel like they have more control over their treatment.

U. Melbourne | July 30, 2019 | futurity
~8 mins   

Tags: health-and-medicine cancer communication doctor

Stem cell therapy treats bone metastases but saves bone

"This is a safe and almost nontoxic treatment compared to chemotherapy, which often leaves patients with lifelong issues."

Maurisa Jones-UC Irvine | July 26, 2019 | futurity
~2 mins   

Tags: health-and-medicine bones cancer metastases stem-cells

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