A new study discovered inorganic arsenic, found naturally occurring in drinking water in some countries, can cause cancer decades after initial exposure.
Source: Arsenic in drinking water may cause cancer decades after exposure – UPI.com
Immunotherapy is the future of cancer treatment.
Source: T Cells Take on Cancer | Patient Advice | US News
Patients with Graves’ disease randomized to a median of 8 years of treatment with methimazole showed a significantly reduced risk of relapse compared with shorter-term treatment.
Source: Long-term, Low-Dose Methimazole Reduces Hyperthyroidism Relapses
Not all strokes, the rare condition proves, have the same cause.
Source: What Is Moyamoya Disease? | Patient Advice | US News
Ugandan inventor Brian Turyabagye has created a biomedical smart jacket that can diagnose pneumonia faster than a doctor.
Source: The Bluetooth biomedical smart jacket – CNN
A nonprofit is calling for the U.S. to redouble its commitment to helping developing countries prepare for new infectious diseases.
Source: The Deadly Panic-Neglect Cycle in Pandemic Funding – The Atlantic
The CDC says 7 million people have Type 2 diabetes and don’t know it. But a new analysis says that number’s much lower. Screening efforts should focus on people at highest risk, the researchers say.
Source: Screening For Diabetes Is Working Better Than We Thought : Shots – Health News : NPR
You are now among the first people to see the brain’s lymphatic system. The vessels in the photo above transport fluid that is likely crucial to metabolic and inflammatory processes. Until now, no one knew for sure that they existed.
Source: Scientsts Just Discovered a New System of Brain Vessels – The Atlantic
Japanese researchers have genetically engineered hens whose eggs contain drugs that can fight serious diseases including cancer, in a bid to dramatically reduce the cost of treatment, a report said Mond
Source: Japan scientists grow drugs in chicken eggs