New paste prevents scarring caused by radiation therapy for cancer An anti scarring paste when applied to the skin of mice halts fibrosis caused by the radiation used in cancer therapy, a new study demonstrates. The current study addressed a type of fibrosis called radiation dermatitis, which is a side effect experienced by as many as 95 percent of patients undergoing initial radiation treatment. Radiation applied to the skin causes the buildup of fibrotic tissue and skin thickening, with the effects severe enough in some patients to stop treatment.
How you manage your emails may be bad for your health It’s not just the volume of emails that causes stress; it’s our well-intentioned habits and our need to feel in control that backfires on us.
Virtual colonoscopy an alternative to FOB test, colonoscopy for colorectal cancer? Colorectal cancer is the third most diagnosed cancer in the world, with population screening being recommended for early disease detection, however, the most optimal method to screen for the disease remains unknown
Beyond dance: Ballet training improves muscle coordination in everyday activities Professional ballet dancers have more control over their muscles than individuals with no dance training.