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Ever since Antonie van Leeuwenhoek spotted "animalcules" with his first crude microscope lens, microscopy has been a mainstay of the science of small. In the [...]
Mayo Clinic and Yale University scientists have developed a minimally invasive process for studying early cell development in a living person. The team reconstructed the [...]
Humanity has taken on infectious agents, such as the virus that causes smallpox, and won. But cheer quietly. Smallpox eradication took 200 years, and it's [...]
Current experimental treatments for COVID-19 focus on two targets: the virus or the immune system. On the immune system side, the number of experimental treatments [...]
February 10, 2021
Patients and their physicians have quite a few treatment options to sort through to manage hepatocellular carcinoma, the most common form of liver [...]
Researchers from Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Mayo Clinic announce news of a proof-of-concept patch for surgical and emergency situations where stitches or staples would [...]
Cells in the body usually do what they’re told. In response to cues, cells divide, grow, shrink or die as needed. But there are some [...]
What? Can you say that again? Sorry, I didn't hear you.
These common phrases are linked to a common problem: hearing impairment.
About 28 million, or 14%, [...]
As long as there have been medical devices ― mechanisms ranging from stents and tubing to catheters and implants ― patients have faced the risk [...]
Toward the end of the 19th century, a French doctor named Ernest Besnier coined the term “biopsy,” combining the Greek bios (life) and opsis (a [...]