Although the pandemic has put many things on hold, it has also spurred advancement in a variety of fields. For instance, there’s been a lot of interest and investment in vaccine technology for coronavirus, but the Covid-19 virus is not the only illness we can fend off with the … [Read more...] about Harvard scientists thrilled with new personalized cancer vaccine
The idea of using smartphones to detect potential skin cancers has been around for more than a decade, but until now, the technology hasn’t been advanced enough to challenge the accuracy of a trained dermatologist. Recently, however, researchers at MIT and Harvard developed deep … [Read more...] about Scientists use AI and smartphones to detect skin cancer highly accurately
This weekend, we wrote about a bacteria-sampling pill that could be used to replace uncomfortable colonoscopies. On a similar note, today we are reporting on a recent scientific breakthrough that could help doctors monitor skin cancer without the need for invasive biopsies. … [Read more...] about How a urine test could replace painful biopsies for skin cancer patients
One in five Americans will be diagnosed with skin cancer during their lifetime. Many people don't know this, but skin cancer is the most prevalent cancer worldwide, and in the United States, there are more new cases of skin cancer than breast, prostate, lung, and colon cancers … [Read more...] about Four ways to protect yourself from skin cancer (we’re not talking sunscreen)
Should we stay out of the summer sun? Not at all, according to a growing group of physicians. Sunlight can be good for you. Ana Karadarevic | September 2010 issue We’ve been hearing about the dangers of sun exposure for decades. Yet people still swarm to outdoor cafés, parks and … [Read more...] about Lighten up!