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Laser-targeted removal of prostate tumors works as well complete removal of prostate
Researchers from The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, led by prostate cancer treatment pioneer Dr. (2019-03-20)
Heading towards a tsunami of light
Researchers at Chalmers University of Technology and the University of Gothenburg, Sweden, have proposed a way to create a completely new source of radiation. (2019-03-19)
Using 3D models to reduce side effects of radiotherapy
The debilitating side effects of radiotherapy could soon be a thing of the past thanks to a breakthrough by University of South Australia (UniSA) and Harvard University researchers. (2019-03-14)
ANU research set to shake up space missions
A new study from the Australian National University has found a number of 2D materials can not only withstand being sent into space, but potentially thrive in the harsh conditions. (2019-03-14)
Imaging technique finds differences between radiation-sensitive and resistant tumors
Researchers have begun pilot clinical trials using an imaging technique called Raman spectroscopy, which offers promise for guided cancer treatment and could spare some patients of the toxic side effects of ineffective radiation therapy. (2019-03-11)
Migrating snowline plays outsized role in setting pace of Greenland ice melt
Meltwater from Greenland's ice sheet is a leading contributor to global sea level rise, and a Brown University study shows that an underappreciated factor -- the position of the snowline on the ice sheet -- plays a key role in setting the pace of melting. (2019-03-06)
New reactor-liner alloy material offers strength, resilience
A new tungsten-based alloy developed at Los Alamos National Laboratory can withstand unprecedented amounts of radiation without damage. (2019-03-05)
Radiation after surgery triples survival for a type of pediatric brain tumor
Radiation immediately following surgery in children with ependymoma, the third most common pediatric brain tumor, can nearly triple survival. (2019-03-04)
Shedding light -- literally -- on resistance to radiation therapy
A new Johns Hopkins study offers promise towards someday being able to non-invasively examine changes in cancerous tumors to determine whether they'll respond to radiation treatment, before treatment even begins. (2019-02-28)
By blocking protein, researchers keep brain tumors from repairing themselves
Researchers at the San Diego Branch of the Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research at UC San Diego report inhibiting activity of a specific protein in glioblastomas boosts their sensitivity to radiation, improving treatment prospects for one of the most common and aggressive forms of brain cancer. (2019-02-28)
Researchers safeguard hardware from cyberattack
Researchers at the University of Wyoming and the University of Cincinnati developed an algorithm that safeguards hardware from attacks designed to steal data. (2019-02-27)
Radiation contamination at a crematorium
Radioactive compounds known as radiopharmaceuticals are used in nuclear medicine procedures to diagnose and treat disease. (2019-02-26)
Radiation-resistant E. coli evolved in the lab give view into DNA repair
Scientists in the University of Wisconsin-Madison Department of Biochemistry are blasting E. coli bacteria with ionizing radiation once a week to watch evolution happen in real time as the bacteria become radiation resistant. (2019-02-26)
Physicists from ITMO University experimentally investigated new class of resonators
The physicists from ITMO University, Ioffe Institute and the Australian National University examined a new mechanism of realization of high-quality optical resonators. (2019-02-25)
Scientists discovered where black carbon comes from in the Arctic in winter and summer
Scientists from seven countries published an article on the study of the sources of black carbon (BC) emissions in the Arctic. (2019-02-15)
Running an LED in reverse could cool future computers
In a finding that runs counter to a common assumption in physics, researchers at the University of Michigan ran a light emitting diode (LED) with electrodes reversed in order to cool another device mere nanometers away. (2019-02-13)
New research findings could be key to improving outcomes for some brain cancers
Researchers from the University of Michigan Rogel Cancer Center have found that a genetic mutation seen in about half of all brain tumors produces a response that prevents radiation treatment from working. (2019-02-13)
Study finds upsurge in 'active surveillance' for low-risk prostate cancer
Many men with low-risk prostate cancer who most likely previously would have undergone immediate surgery or radiation are now adopting a more conservative 'active surveillance' strategy, according to an analysis of a new federal database by scientists from Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. (2019-02-11)
Shedding light on the science of auroral breakups
Japanese scientists have quantitatively confirmed how energetic an auroral breakup can be. (2019-02-08)
Shorter course of radiation therapy effective in treating men with prostate cancer
A new UCLA-led study shows that men with low- or intermediate-risk prostate cancer can safely undergo higher doses of radiation over a significantly shorter period of time and still have the same, successful outcomes as from a much longer course of treatment. (2019-02-08)
An adaptive textile keeps cool by self-regulating its thermal properties
Researchers have developed a 'cool' textile that self-regulates its thermal properties based on how hot, sweaty or cold the wearer is, according to a new report. (2019-02-07)
Physicists take big step in nanolaser design
Constant question: nanolaser or just simple LED? Physicists from MIPT have developed a method that will help you to find at what circumstances nanolasers qualify as true lasers bypassing technically challenging direct coherence measurements. (2019-02-06)
Japanese study finds concerning trends in cervical cancer and treatment response
Osaka University-centered research examined a large-scale Japanese data cohort for trends in cervical cancer prevalence, treatment, and survival. (2019-02-06)
Researchers determine seasonal risk threshold for patients with folate deficiency
The possible association between sun exposure and folate levels in human blood has been a major topic of discussion among experts all around the world. (2019-02-01)
High-dose radiation therapy improves long-term survival in patients with stage-IV cancers, trial finds
The first report from a phase II, multi-center clinical trial indicates that a newer, more aggressive form of radiation therapy -- stereotactic radiation -- can extend long-term survival for some patients with stage-IV cancers while maintaining their quality of life. (2019-01-31)
3D virtual slicing of an antique violin reveals ancient varnishing methods
Italian violin-making masters of the distant past developed varnishing techniques that lent their instruments both an excellent musical tone and impressive appearance. (2019-01-28)
Suicide risk more than quadruples for people with cancer
People with cancer are more than four times more likely to commit suicide than people without cancer, according to Penn State College of Medicine researchers. (2019-01-14)
Nebraska leads $11 million study to develop radiation exposure drugs
Academic and medical researchers at the University of Nebraska are partnering with the Department of Defense to develop drug compounds that protect against and treat radiation exposure. (2019-01-14)
New technique offers rapid assessment of radiation exposure
Researchers have developed a new technique that allows them to assess radiation exposure in about an hour using an insulator material found in most modern electronics. (2019-01-09)
Ohio State research finds toilet stool may solve common bowel issues
One in six Americans experience constipation, but far fewer want to talk about it. (2019-01-09)
Stem cell study offers clues for optimizing bone marrow transplants and more
A new USC and Stanford study, conducted in mice, shows that successfully transplanted stem cells don't behave 'normally' as in a healthy person without a transplant. (2019-01-09)
New approach may curb treatment-related skin fibrosis in cancer patients
A clinical-scientific team specializing in head-and-neck cancer has identified a way to manipulate metabolism to potentially curb skin fibrosis -- a common side effect of radiotherapy affecting quality of life of cancer survivors. (2019-01-07)
Radiation doses from CT scans should be more consistent, say experts
Large differences in radiation doses used for CT scans are mainly due to how the scanners are used by medical staff rather than differences in the patients scanned or the machines used, finds a study in The BMJ today. (2019-01-02)
See invisible into HER catalysis
Chinese scientists makes a big step forward in the hydrogen evolution reaction (HER) from water electrolysis! (2019-01-02)
Higher radiation dose needed to X-ray obese patients increases cancer risk
Extremely obese people are needing a far higher dose of radiation during x-ray examinations than people of normal weight, increasing their risk of cancer, new research has shown. (2018-12-20)
The production of Ac-225
This manuscript attempts to present an overview of availability sources of 225Ac and production methods by which additional supplies might be made available to the community of clinical researchers seeking their application in the treatment of human disease. (2018-12-20)
Mystery of coronae around supermassive black holes deepens
Researchers have used observations from the ALMA radio observatory to measure, for the first time, the strength of magnetic fields near two supermassive black holes at the centers of an important type of active galaxies. (2018-12-18)
System monitors radiation damage to materials in real-time
A new system allows detailed real-time observations of how materials are affected by a high-radiation environment. (2018-12-18)
Did supernovae kill off large ocean animals at dawn of Pleistocene?
The effects of a supernova -- and possibly more than one -- on large ocean life like school-bus-sized Megalodon 2.6 million years ago are detailed in a paper just published in Astrobiology. (2018-12-11)
Axillary RT and lymph node surgery yielded comparable outcomes for patients with breast cancer
Patients with early-stage breast cancer who had cancer detected in a sentinel lymph node biopsy had comparable 10-year recurrence and survival rates following either axillary radiotherapy or axillary lymph node dissection, according to data from the randomized, phase III AMAROS clinical trial presented at the 2018 San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium. (2018-12-06)
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