Brightsurf Science News & Current Events

May 04, 2019
'I'm here for breast cancer. Why are you talking to me about my heart?'
Many physicians are not telling cancer patients about the cardiotoxicity risks of treatments and may not be fully aware of the dangers themselves.

Exercise may improve memory in heart failure patients
Two-thirds of patients with heart failure have cognitive problems, according to research presented today at EuroHeartCare 2019, a scientific congress of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC).

Technology could help reduce exploitation of traditional weavers in Malaysia
An interdisciplinary team of researchers studied the supply chain of the songket fabric market in the Malaysian state of Terengganu.

Lung cancer: Less invasive surgery for faster recovery
Every day, 78 Canadians receive a diagnosis of lung cancer, the most deadly form of cancer.

Shambhala helps understand the 'decoding' of RNA
Scientists at Sechenov University, together with their Russian and American colleagues, developed the tool named Shambhala, which can process the 'decoding' of RNA obtained on different equipment to make them suitable for comparison and further study.

Circulating tumor DNA gives treatment options for the most common ovarian cancer type
According to a new research, circulating tumor DNA can be used detect treatment options for ovarian cancer patients who don't benefit from chemotherapy.

New technique for minimally invasive lung cancer surgery -- ultrasonic device safe, effective
According to a new study, an ultrasonic vessel-sealing device can improve patient outcomes by reducing the incidence of thoracotomy conversion for VATS/robotic anatomical lung resection.
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