Articles tagged with: Clinical Trials

Clinical Trial Finds Nanotube Sensor Can Monitor Cancer or Diabetes

Clinical Trial Finds Nanotube Sensor Can Monitor Cancer or Diabetes

Nanotechnology in Medicine

Most everybody knows about a litmus test, strips of paper impregnated with dyes that turn red in the presence of acid and blue if there is a base (alkaline). It’s a kind of chemical sensor. There are many kinds of chemicals that can similarly act like a sensor, detecting the presence of other chemicals...

New Study Finds Correlation Between Low Vitamin D Levels and Breast Cancer

New Study Finds Correlation Between Low Vitamin D Levels and Breast Cancer

Like many vitamins, vitamin D is versatile. It has long been associated with bone development, but severe deficiency can result in diseases, such as rickets. Recent studies found some correlation between vitamin D levels and cardiovascular health, the development of multiple sclerosis, tuberculosis infection and now pre-menopausal breast cancer. Researchers at the San Diego School of Medicine of the University of California have found that low levels of serum (blood) vitamin D are associated with a crucial period of tumor formation for breast cancer.

New Medical Guidelines for Egg Freezing Affect Future Pregnancies

New Medical Guidelines for Egg Freezing Affect Future Pregnancies

It has a non-memorable technical name – oocyte cryopreservation, or egg freezing – and there are new clinics springing up worldwide offering their services. One ad reads, “Freeze your eggs – The nation’s egg freezing leader.” They’re not talking about chicken eggs...

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