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Breast cancer cells’ self-sacrifice is potential cause of relapse

For patients with early-stage breast cancer, there is a 7% to 11% chance of relapse within five years after receiving initial treatment.

Blood poisoning keeping many people out of work

New research from Norway, where 3000 people die every year from sepsis, looks into how the condition affects people returning to work.

Liquid biopsy evaluation

Researchers have received a $2.4m grant from the U.S. Department of Defense Breast Cancer Research Program to validate a new blood test for the early detection of breast cancer.

Mitochondria, fatigue and long COVID

Persistent fatigue in patients with long COVID has a biological cause – mitochondria in muscle cells that produce less energy than in healthy patients.

Precision pathology for cancer with new ai tool

A new AI tool interprets medical images with unprecedented clarity, according to the results of a new study.

Taming the chaotic protein that fuels cancers

MYC is a protein that it is claimed is responsible for making the majority of human cancer cases worse.

Early-stage stem cell therapy trial

An international team has shown that the injection of a type of stem cell into the brains of patients living with progressive multiple sclerosis (MS) is safe, well tolerated and has a long-lasting effect that appears to protect the brain from further damage.

Skin bacterium that inhibits antibiotic-resistant bacteria growth

A research group looking at antibiotic-resistant bacteria has reported promising results with a study on bacteriocins – substances that bacteria produce to inhibit the growth of competitors.

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