Peanut is the first documented case of an orangutan undergoing a cancer treatment that is similar to that of a human. She began treatment for non-Hodgkin lymphoma in early August and is expected to receive six treatments of chemotherapy.
AP (May 11, 2015) Liquid biopsies are starting to transform cancer treatment. The new blood tests look for cancer DNA and prevent some patients from having to undergo more invasive surgical and needle biopsies. (May ... watch video
Newsy (Feb. 19, 2016) Australian researchers found that stress and sugar consumption had similar effects on rats' brains, suggesting the same could be true for humans.
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Reuters - Innovations Video Online (Mar. 17, 2016) Researchers have successfully used stem cells to treat cats with a debilitating mouth disease. The findings could translate into potential therapies for humans suffering from similar ailments. Ben ... watch video
AP (July 22, 2013) Chemo hair loss can be as traumatizing as cancer itself, but a handful of breast cancer patients kept much of their hair through use of cold cap systems. They're not FDA approved, but one cancer ... watch video
TheStreet (June 4, 2014) One thing cancer does is teach you about life, says Mark Herzlich, New York Giant and author of "What It Takes". An All-American at Boston College, Herzlich overcame Ewing's sarcoma, a rare bonce ... watch video
Oct. 24, 2016 A specific detoxification compound, glutathione, helps resist the toxic stresses of everyday life – but its levels decline with age and this sets the stage for a wide range ... read more
Oct. 24, 2016 Depression is generally considered to be a specific and consistent disorder characterized by a fixed set of symptoms and often treated with a combination of psychotherapy and ... read more
Oct. 24, 2016 The superbug MRSA uses decoys to evade a last-resort antibiotic, reveals new research. The findings suggest potential new ways of tackling the bacteria, such as interfering ... read more
Oct. 24, 2016 The bacterium <em>Pseudomonas aeruginosa</em> is a life-threatening pathogen in hospitals. About ten percent of all nosocomial infections, in particular pneumonia, are caused by this pathogen. ... read more
Oct. 24, 2016 A protein found in the blood of pregnant women could be used to develop tests to determine the health of their babies and aid decisions on early elective deliveries, according to an early ... read more
May 27, 2015 In Hodgkin's lymphoma -- cancer of the lymph nodes -- nine out of ten patients survive the disease, thanks to the highly effective treatments that are now available. Depending on the type of ... read more
Aug. 22, 2014 Women treated for the cancer Hodgkin lymphoma will be able to better understand their risks of future infertility after researchers estimated their risk of premature menopause with different ... read more