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Promising Research Detecting Ovarian Cancer Using Cervical Cells

Epithelial ovarian cancer has been identified as the most prevalent type of ovarian cancer. It generally affects the epithelial tissue, which refers to a...

How Frequent is Cancer in Mammals?

For most of us, cancer is a familiar word since it may affect a relative,  friend,  colleague, or domestic animals such as dogs or ...

Little Cancer Exterminators: Natural Killer Cells From Our Bodies, a New Treatment for Fighting...

Cancer is a worldwide burden and is a leading cause of death, accounting for nearly 10 million during the last year. The name of...

Cancer is the Leading Cause of Death in High-Income Countries

Cancer kills twice as much as cardiovascular diseases (CVD) and is now the leading cause of death in high-income countries, according to a report...

CTVT: the Cancer ‘Parasite’ that Sailed With Dogs

Title: Somatic evolution and global expansion of an ancient transmissible cancer lineage Published: August 2, 2019Journal: ScienceAuthors: Adrian Baez-Ortega (University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK) and colleaguesDOI: 10.1126/science.aau9923 Take-home...

Our 5 Favorite Stories From Last Week- Health&Medicine

From sperm's movement to placenta evolution, the impact of lifestyle in cancer, the evolution of microbes alongside colonization of the human body and the newly found coding function of circular RNA, these were the UA's favorite stories in Health and Medicine from last week.

What a Few Drops of Blood Can Tell About Cancer

Liquid biopsies in the future of cancer diagnosis. Today cancer is diagnosed by medical imaging methods and by further histological and sometimes molecular analysis of...

Breast Cancer Marker Awarded Amsterdam’s Most Innovative Idea

Health devices and big data ruled the Amsterdam Science & Innovation Awards 2016. "Scientists often find themselves caught between a rock and a hard place: after...

2015, Gene-editing Awakens

CRISPR – the Breakthrough of the Year. 2015 was the year for gene-editing to shine, especially thanks to CRISPR-Cas9. Voted Breakthrough of the Year by...