The iKnife, invented in London, could change how tumor-removal surgery is performed.
It's a fact: naked mole rats don't get cancer. Ever. And now we think we know why. Spoiler alert: just being naked is not the reason.
A pair of reports have shown that a Mediterranean diet is at once a cancer fighter and a brain booster.
Need a good excuse to build a crazy new massively overclocked computer system? How about this one: CURING CANCER.
The debate surrounding mobile phones and whether they can cause cancer has raged for the better part of the last two decades, but the jury is still out. Well, at least the U.S. jury is still out. In Italy, a court has just ruled that mobile phones can indeed cause cancer.
Ever since I saw her open for Bob Dylan at Roseland just before or just after Tuesday Night Music Club hit, I've been a fan of Sheryl Crow. Everyday is a winding road. But earlier this week, Crow really did go out of her head on Katie Couric, when she claimed her cellphone could have been a contributing factor to the development of her meningioma, a benign brain tumor. Horse petooties. The odds of Sheryl Crow's cellphone causing her brain tumor are about the same as her on-stage ear monitors triggering it, or perhaps it was the one other product her head spends the most time against — her bed pillow. How do I know cellphones didn't cause her tumors? Science.
In this week's edition of Healthy Tech, we look at a bag that goes from bicycle handlebar bag to carry all purse, a 15-year old might have changed the way we diagnose cancer and a Kotaku blogger shares how he lost 80 pounds in six months.
If you've ever had a problem with some of Google's frivolity, it'll all be forgiven after hearing this: researchers have used Google's webpage algorithm to find cancer biomarkers, which can lead to early diagnosis and better treatment.
Did you know that trained dogs can identify breath samples from patients with lung cancer with 98 percent accuracy? We can't yet match the nozzalicious expertise of our canine companions, but we're getting closer, and a company has been able to create a breathalyzer that can chemically sniff out lung cancer almost as well.
Tracheae (aka windpipes) don't grow on trees. In fact, they don't grow anywhere, which is problematic when it comes to tracheal cancer, but recently surgeons in Switzerland managed to replace a cancerous windpipe with a plastic one made in a laboratory and covered in the recipient's stem cells.