Researchers are trying to develop immunotherapies as a more effective means of treating breast cancer. See what obstacles they have to overcome here.
Since 2001, the American Chronic Pain Association has claimed September as Pain Awareness Month. Members of ACPA have worked tirelessly to raise awareness of pain and pain management. Now, their efforts are yielding results. This year, the California Senate recognized September as Pain Awareness Month. In approving this measure, the California Senate asks all Californians […]
Learn about the latest research found on pancreatic cancer as well as symptoms and diagnosis methods.
Autoimmune diseases are the result of the body’s immune system attacking itself by mistake. This abnormal immune response causes over 80 different types of autoimmune diseases and can affect any part of the body. It is often characterized by inflammation in one or multiple areas. Doctors and researchers don’t know the cause of many autoimmune […]
Researchers from the Sahlgrenska Academy of Sweden have successfully used RNA-based therapy to reduce the size of lung tumors in mice. This study is part of an extensive research project published in the scientific journal, Nature Communications. So far, the project has identified 633 new biomarkers for 14 different types of cancer. These findings are […]
Intravenous (IV) saline solutions are incredibly common in healthcare. What is saline solution used for? They are used to treat dehydration, flush wounds, administer diluted medications, and sustain patients through surgery, dialysis, and chemotherapy. Saline solution is a combination of sodium chloride and water at a concentration of 9 grams of salt per litre (a […]