New ultrasound technology ‘can spot cancer earlier’
A new ultrasound technology that could pick up far more cases of cancer and cut the need for biopsies has been developed by scientists.
Space agency launches scheme to attract young people
The sector generates billions of pounds for the economy and creates around 42,000 jobs.
Tasmanian devils offer scientists clues for new cancer immunotherapy treatments
Proteins that are active in both human cancers and Tasmanian devil facial tumours may give clues to how cancers evade the immune system.
Prostate drug could help slow Parkinson’s progress, scientists say
Scientists discovered that Terazosin can protect cells by activating an enzyme known as PGK1 that is crucial in producing cellular energy.
‘Electronic nose’ aims to help reduce prescriptions of antibiotics
Experts have created a machine that sniffs out bacteria; meaning it can tell when antibiotics are needed as a treatment.
Scientists urge Government to get ahead on brain-computer technology
Neural interface technologies have the potential to help those who suffer from a stroke, epilepsy, paralysis or depression.
New sensor could help manage how wounds heal
It is estimated wounds cost the NHS up to £5.1 billion with resources used on burns, diabetic ulcers and simple cuts
Codebreaker Turing’s work could help improve medical testing
Experts at the University of Edinburgh believe Turing’s mathematical techniques could be used to test the accuracy of diagnostic tools
Immunotherapy drug boosts lung cancer survival – study
New research presented at the World Conference on Lung Cancer in Barcelona shows the drug can have a powerful effect in extending survival for people with advanced lung cancer who have few treatment options.